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Registration and Testing

New and returning MVSRA members must annually complete the following:
  1. New Members Register with the MVSRA.
    1. Create a new MVSRA account.
    2. Enter in your personal information.
    3. Read and agree to the online Independent Contractor Agreement (ICA).
    4. MVSRA registration is free, register with the MVSRA.
    Returning Members Update registration for the new season.
    1. Log in to your existing MVSRA account.
    2. Update your membership for a new season.
    3. Verify your contact information.
    4. Read and agree to the online Independent Contractor Agreement (ICA).
    5. Update your MVSRA registration.
  2. Register with the OSAA.
    1. If you do not have an ArbiterSports account, you can create a new account during the registration process. If you already have an ArbiterSports account, use that account's email address and password. Your information will be pre-loaded, review it for accuracy.
    2. Follow the instructions and provide all of the required information.
    3. You will need to provide your SSN for a background check and to be paid by the MVSRA.
      Officials may not have been convicted of: 1) a felony involving the use, possession or sale of a controlled substance within the last 10 years; or 2) a crime involving the use or threatened use of violence against a person within the last 10 years; or 3) a crime involving a minor child at any time.
    4. For Local Association, select "Mid-Valley Soccer" listed under "Corvallis."
    5. OSAA registration for 2017-18 costs $61.00, register with the OSAA.
  3. Attend an optional fitness testing session.
    1. Physical fitness is a criteria used by the MVSRA in assigning referees to Varsity contests.
    2. The test includes: 12 minute run, 200 M run, and 50 M sprint.
    3. This is a great opportunity to meet other officials and show the MVSRA your level of fitness.
    4. View the Meeting Schedule for testing dates.
  4. Get trained and attend meetings.
    1. New Members, The MVSRA provides introductory training clinics, Soccer Referee 101, for first time referees. These clinics are required for new officials.
    2. All Members are required to attend regular meetings.
    3. View the Meeting Schedule for meeting and clinic dates.
  5. Complete the online concussion training course.
    1. As a requirement for OSAA certification and MVSRA membership, referees must annually complete the online concussion training course provided by the OSAA for officials.
    2. This training must be done annually and must be completed before being assigned to a game.
    3. Course Title: "Understanding Concussions - What Officials Need To Know"
    4. How to access the course:
      1. Log onto ArbiterSports
      2. Click "Switch Views" located at the very top
      3. Choose "105752 - OSAA - Central Hub"
      4. Click the "Eligibility" tab near the top on the right
      5. Click to expand a soccer eligibility, e.g. "2017-18 Varsity Soccer"
      6. Find the concussion requirement and click its "View Clinic" link
    5. Additional information on the OSAA website.
  6. Pass the annual NFHS Soccer Rules exam.
    1. Test preparation is covered during regular meetings. Prep materials are also available on the Members Training page.
    2. All MVSRA referees must pass the test with a minimum score of 75%.
    3. Playoff qualifying referees must pass the test with a minimum score of 90%.
    4. Take the NFHS Soccer Rules Exam.