These US Soccer YouTube productions are close companions to the documents under the Publications tab, specifically to US Soccer's Guide to Procedures. Additional Videos can be viewed at the US Soccer Resource Center. The Iowa Referee Committee (IRC) also has a YouTube Channel – just click on the YouTube icon at the bottom of the page.
Proper signaling is important for Referees at all levels of the game. The specific signals used by the Referee are intended to communicate decisions and instructions so it is vital that these signals be performed clearly and accurately.
• Referee Signals (7:14)
Assistant Referee Signals:
Proper signaling is important for Assistant Referees at all levels of the game. The specific signals used by Assistant Referees are more informational or advisory in nature so it is vital that these signals be performed clearly and accurately.
• Assistant Referee Signals (9:29)
The Pre-Game Conference:
Referees are expected to conduct a Pre-Game Conference before every game regardless of the level of competition or the experience of the officials involved. A complete pre-game reviews positioning, signaling, mechanics, and responsibilities at match critical situations.
• The Pre-Game Conference (3:42)
Advice to New Referees:
This is the video(s) companion to the US Youth Soccer publication entitled Advice for New Referees. The 6 topics presented are: Getting Started, Making a Good Impression, The Pre-Game Conference, Being the Referee, Being an Assistant Referee, and After the Game.
• Advice to New Referees (23:23)