Upgrade programs
Provincial Upgrade Program
The Provincial Referee Upgrading Program is designed for Regional Referee who are seeking promotion to the Provincial List of Referees in Ontario.  The Canadian Soccer Association run this program by running a once a year annual course for all participants in the country

Please check the OSA web site Provincial Upgrade for more details.

Regional Upgrade Program
The Regional Referee Upgrading Program is designed for District Referee 18 & older who are seeking promotion to the Regional List of Referees in Ontario.

The program includes a required fitness test, assessments, passing a laws of the game exam and a two day education session.

The EODSA has an additional prerequisites to join this program of completing and passing the EODSA Education Program the year taking the course

Please contact David Smith, District Referee Coordinator at david.smith@eodsa.ca if you interested in upgrading
Please check the OSA web site Regional Upgrade for more details.

Club to District Upgrade
New district referees are encouraged to gain experience with a clubs house league. When you believe that you are ready to officiate in district level games (OCSL, NCISL, ERSL) discuss the move with you club head referee.

To join the district pool of referees your club head referee must recommend to the EODSA DRC that you are ready to officiate district level games. You must also be classified as a district referee.