For more information, please contact the Board President, Stephen Biles, at

Register With VYSO — First Step to Becoming a Referee

If you are interested in refereeing games at VYSO, please click the link below to fill out the registration form.

After Approved to Referee VYSO Games — Set Up Your Assignr Account

After you are approved to referee VYSO games, you will be given an account at Assignr. That is the system VYSO uses to assign and pay referees.

You will need to download the Assignr app.

Once you log into your Assignr account, you will need to enter your bank account information and enter your W9 information.

Become a Certified Referee

Learn more about becoming a certified referee, see upcoming courses, and register for a course at the South Texas Referee (STSR) website.

Referee Training

The South Texas Soccer Referee (STSR) website has many valuable training videos. Please start with the Advice to New Referees Section.

Referee Uniform

Referees will need a uniform, whistle, small notepad, and a pen.

Recreational Games: Referees will wear a yellow referee jersey/shirt, black shorts, and black soccer socks. A shirt for beginning referees can be purchased from VYSO for $10.

Select Games: The official referee uniform is required (yellow jersey). Below are two websites the uniform can be purchased from. Referees also need a set of flags.

USSF Referee Report Form
IFAB Laws of the Game