News and Announcements

2017-18 IFAB Laws of the Game

The 2017-18 International Football Association Board (IFAB) Laws of the Game (LOTG) and accompanying documents are available from the Home Page. Study Flashcards using Flashcard Machine are also provided there for your review..

NOTE: These Laws go into effect in Iowa this Fall Season.

IA Soccer Referees YouTube Channel

Click on the List icon in the upper left corner of the screen below to view the selection of IA Soccer Referees YouTube Channel videos collected in the SDI-IA Playlist.

Clips include the US Soccer LOTG Video Series, US Youth Soccer Uploads and Streams, FIFA TV, Podcasts, and more…

10 Things That Require Zero Talent

June was a very busy soccer month with the Boys / Girls High School State Tournaments, Spring State Cup, Presidents Cup, Development Academy Showcase, and the Midwest Region 2 Tournament.

If you aspire to work these sorts of venues some day, pay close attention to what Rick Eddy, US Soccer Director of Referee Development, had to say at the 2017 Terry Vaughn Referee Academy about Elite Referees.

TAKEAWAY: There are 10 things YOU can do right now and none of them require any talent…

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