Training Materials for Upcoming Season

**Training materials for the upcoming High School Soccer Season are posted:

  • All returning GSOA Members are required to view the presentations in the Recertification and Member Info links
  • New Members to GSOA will view videos in the New Member and Member Info Links
  • Referees from outside associations should view the videos in Recertification**
GSOA Recertification Clinic
GSOA New Member Clinic
New Member
GSOA Member Info
Season Info

Ready for the Spring 2021 High School Soccer Season

Assignor Update
Assignor Update: Kay Argo GSOA's Referee Assignor has retired. After 25+ plus years assigning for GSOA she felt it was time to kick back and enjoy the good life. GSOA hated to see her go, she was the very best at what she did for our association and member schools.

New Assignor Information: GSOA's new Referee Assignor is Tim Wool. Please note the new contact information for the assignor, please replace any information that you have stored for Kay. Note: the main telephone number is the same

Phone/Text: 770-978-0072

Please reach out to Tim if you have any questions.
Contract for Services
Use the Link below to download the GSOA Contract for Services. Please execute the contract and email back to We no longer accept faxes. Make sure to review the contract stipulations as some things have changed from the past.
School and Coached Contact Information
All School and Coaching information has been reset. Prior to being activated for schedule entry you will be required to provide School and Coaching information. This needed to be updated to insure we can get information out to our schools.

You will notice a new checkbox for Principals, AD's and Coaches to be emailed and texted to verify upcoming home games. This notification will be sent out on Thursday for the following weeks games (Monday - Saturday)

Season Dates

GHSA Registration Deadline1/18/21Online
(Start) GHSA Online Rules Clinc1/12/
(End) GHSA Online Rules Clinc2/1/
(Start) NFHS/GHSA Rules Exam1/19/
(End) NFHS/GHSA Rules Exam2/1/
Last Regular Season Games4/16/21GHSA Only
Playoffs Start4/20/21GHSA Only
State Finals5/15/21McEachern, Mercer, TDB

The Georgia Soccer Official's Association (GSOA) is the largest high school sports official’s association in the State of Georgia. GSOA serves more than 300 schools in the Atlanta Metro Area to the North (see map at bottom of the page). GSOA has approximately 360+ members. Its membership is comprised of most of the top referees in the State of Georgia and Southeast. Our association provides soccer referees for some of the top high school soccer programs in the nation. GSOA is proud provider of soccer referees to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), Georgia Association of Private & Parochial Schools (GAPPS), Georgia Independent School Association (GISA), Coweta County, Douglas County, DeKalb, Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Middle School soccer leagues. The information portion of this website is open to all. Please bookmark the main GSOA page ( to ensure you see all updates in the future.

GSOA Proudly Serves the Following Associations