We will be requiring Referees for all age levels in the OSU Nike Challenge Cup on May 20 and 21. Standby referees for all of our locations will be required also.
If you are available to do games, please go to your refcentre account preferences. Go to Tournaments and select the following:
OSU Girls Nike Challenge Cup & OSU Boys Nike Challenge Cup
Next select Divisions. In both of the above tournament listings, please select the Divisions you wish to officiate. Then set your availability for that weekend.
Below are details for the Festival. This is a COMPETITIVE level Festival, not House League Level.
The OSU Challenge Cup has been a great summer event for over 27 years and will be certain to provide a high quality playing experience for all participating teams. To date, approximately 165 teams will be participating.
Girls Challenge Cup: Saturday, May 20
Boys Challenge Cup: Sunday, May 21
I hope you will be able to participate in our Festival.
Questions ? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
OSU Club Head Referee
Ottawa South United Soccer | email@example.com | 613-697-4905
Several fitness tests have been scheduled in the EODSA for this Spring.
April 30th 4.00pm - 6.30pm
FIFA High Intensity test (for Regional and Provincial Referees only) - Dome @ Louis Riel
May 1st 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Beep Test - Cumberland, Millenium Turf Field
May 9th 730pm - 8.30pm
Beep Test - Ottawa Hillcrest HS Turf Field
May 17th 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Beep Test - Kanata, Richcraft Recreational Complex
May 27th 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beep Test - Petawawa Civic Centre
If you wish to participate in a fitness test please register on your Ref Centre account.
Referee registration is now open for 2023.
To register for the new season please log into your Ref Centre account and follow the instructions.
As in previous years referees will have to perform an education test on the Laws of the Game before you can complete the registration. It is a new test this year so we recommend that you take your time and that you have a copy of the Laws of the Game open as you answer.
2023 fees are as follows
Until March 31
Under 18’s $45
April 1 onward
Under 18s $45 (no increase)
The EODSA will be hosting 4 education sessions this Spring. All will be held virtually on Zoom
Thursday March 23rd Handball – Alex Fletcher
Thursday April 6th Offside – Costa Karamalis
Thursday April 20th Laws of Game Update – Joe Audi
Thursday May 4th – Season Preparation - Tim Baigent and David Smith
All sessions will start at 7:00pm.
Please visit the page for each session to obtain the url for the zoom meeting.
We are back to a full schedule of tournaments for 2023.
We will post the tournament information on EODSARef as soon as we receive it.
Please note that the EODSA sanctions the tournaments with each tournament hosted by a club. You will need to contact the host assigner if you need information or assistance.
All of these tournaments have been sanctioned.
|Date||Tournament||Hosted by||Assigner||Age groups||Assigned on Ref Centre|
|April 8th - 9th||Canada Cup||Ottawa South United||Andy Weston||U13 - U17||Yes|
|April 15th - 16th||Wesley Clover Cup||West Ottawa||Tim Baigent||U13 - U18||Yes|
|April 15th - 16th||Volta Youth Festival||West Ottawa||Tim Baigent||U9 - U12||Yes|
|May 6th||Spring Kick Off||Seaway Valley||Unknown||U9-U12||No|
|May 20th||Spring Kick Off Classic||Ottawa South United||Andy Weston||U8 - U12||Yes|
|May 27th - 28th||Icebreaker Festival (Girls)||Ottawa Internationals||Jared Carden||U9 - U12||No|
|May 27th - 28th||Icebreaker (Girls)||Ottawa Internationals||Jared Carden||U13 - U18||No|
|June 3rd - 4th||Icebreaker Festival (Boys)||Ottawa Internationals||Jared Carden||U9- U12||No|
|June 3rd - 4th||Icebreaker (Boys)||Ottawa Internationals||Jared Carden||U13 - U18||No|
|June 17th - 18th||Canada Cup Tournament||Ottawa TFC||Chris Wade||U13 - U18||Yes|
|June 17th - 18th||Canada Cup Tournament||Ottawa TFC||Chris Wade||U8 - U12||Yes|
|July 8th - 9th||Gloucester Invitational Tournament||Gloucester Hornets||Jason Gautier||U13 - U18||Yes|
|July 15th - 16th||Gloucester Invitational Festival||Gloucester Hornets||Jason Gautier||U9 - U12||Yes|
|July 22nd - 23rd||Warrior Summer Classic||West Ottawa||Tim Baigent||U13 - U18||Yes|
|August 4th - 6th||Champions Showcase||Ottawa South United||Andy Weston||U13 - U18||Yes|
|August 12th - 13th||Kicking in the Capital Boys||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U13 - U18||No|
|August 12th - 13th||Kicking in the Capital Boys Festival||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U8 - U12||No|
|September 9th - 10th||Kicking in the Capital Girls||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U13 - U18||No|
|September 9th - 10th||Kicking in the Capital Girls Festival||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U8 - U12||No|
|October 21st - 22nd||Kicking in the Capital Fall Festival||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U8 - U12||No|
|October 28th - 29th||Surf Challenge||Ottawa City||Osman Saatci||U13 - U17||No|
You can now register to take a referee course with Ontario Soccer
There are two courses on offer from Ontario Soccer
Small Sided (for 5 v 5 and 7 v 7 games)
Entry level (for 9 v 9 and 11 v 11 games)
For additional information and to register for a course please go to www.ontariosoccer.net/referee-clinics