Big Walnut Soccer Association

Welcome to the NEW BWSA Referee Program!

If you are interested in being a referee or timekeeper for BWSA, please use the registration link on the left.

*Our referees are graded Timekeeper, Unlicensed for 1st/2nd Grade, Unlicensed for 3rd/4th Grade, Unlicensed for 5th/6th Grade, and Licensed Referees. Referees for Freedom-Heroes games are assigned through the Mid Ohio Select Soccer League and/or the Buckeye Premier League.*

This page is a work in progress, so please be patient while we continue to migrate from our previous system.

If you have any questions, please email the Referee Coordinator at

Referee Registration
    If you have questions or problems, please read our Troubleshooting Guide.
    • Coach Registration All Teams

      It is not necessary to add a photo or upload abuse prevention and safety forms when completing this registration. The only necessary form to be uploaded is the certificate of completion for the concussion training. This can be uploaded after you complete the registration.

      Register Now
    If you have questions or problems, please read our Troubleshooting Guide.
    Referee Information

    The Ohio South State Referee Committee will be holding certification classes for new referees beginning in August. Please check their website for dates and times.
    The new style of referee uniform will be required this fall. OSI is your best bet!!

    • Game Cards
    • BWSA Division Specific Rules
    • Federal W-9 - Required, send to League Treasurer
    • Instructions to Print Your USSF License
    • Risk Management - REQUIRED for officials over the age of 18 - good for 3 years.



    • PRO - Professional Referees Organization
    USSF Publications
    **Please Note: USSF no longer updates and publishes these booklets, but they are still very helpful for new referees still learning the basics.