The purpose of this State Director of Instruction (SDI) site, SDI-IA.com, is to provide easy access to resources and references in the form of Publications, Videos, Training, and Tests for all Iowa Referees registered with US Soccer.
The intent is for this web space to be a 'one stop shop' where information links integrated from Box, YouTube, Brainshark, and EasyTestMaker can be found quickly and downloaded easily.
Check here also for News and Announcements, Seasonal subject matter, e-Mail Archives, answers to your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and for data collected from Surveys and Polls.
Another excellent source of information is the US Soccer Resource Center. The Resource Center is designed to support the referee community by providing access to up-to-date information (publications, forms, contacts, online courses, videos, ...) from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Referee Program.
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"Summary of the 2017 Season"
Pre-Season through MLS Cup...
2017-18 IFAB Laws of the Game:
PRO is responsible for managing the referee program in professional soccer leagues in the US working with the USSF, MLS, NWSL, NASL, et. al.
The 131st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) took place in London, England on March 3, 2017. At that meeting, the 2017 Amendments to the Laws were approved. The 2017/18 Laws of the Game includes the philosophy and spirit of the Laws, background information for the current revision, a summary of changes, [...] Continue reading »
The IFAB again included its Practical Guidelines for Match Officials in this year's publication.
The 2018 US Soccer Registration Window for Iowa referees has been REOPENED. Late Registration will be available for 2 weeks only starting December 1 for those who failed to register during the normal 3-month window which ran from August 1 to November 1 but with a $25 late fee. You can pay your fees by mail with a check or online with a credit card [...] Continue reading »
If you need Recertification hours in order to be able to register for 2018, go to Recertification Training under Training above.
See below for News and Announcements regarding...
PRO Play of the Week: Summary of the 2017 Season
2017-18 IFAB Laws of the Game: Revisions to the IFAB LOTG for 2017-18
US Soccer Registration: Late Registration for 2018 is now OPEN
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There were 33 PRO Play of the Week discussions during the 2017 Soccer Season. Topics included: Advantage, Ball in-and-out of Play, Denying an Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity (DOGSO), Fair Play, Handball, new Laws Changes, Offside, Persistent Infringement (PI), Positioning, Serious Foul Play (SFP), Simulation, et al. [...] Continue reading »
Read all the 2017 MLS Season Play of the Week articles posted to date by PRO at Play of the Week.