Referee Corner

SYSA is sponsoring its Fall 2014 season Referee In Training (Ref-IT) classroom training for NEW Ref-ITs only.

Classroom Training will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday August 21  (this is the only offering, so you MUST attend this session)

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: Cascades Library Room A

 

NEW Ref-IT Eligibility Requirements:

1. You must attend the classroom session noted above on August 21.

2. You must attend a field training session one evening the week of September 1 (date TBD)

3. You must be on an SYSA U13 or U14 Rec or Travel team this Spring 2013 season

4. You must be willing to referee U6 and U7 games on Saturdays

5. You must purchase an official Referee Uniform prior to your first match

6. You must be able to monitor email regularly and have online computer access to sign up for games

If you meet the above eligibility requirements and have not been a Ref-IT before, you are invited to participate in SYSA’s ‘junior’ referee program. The classroom training is free, and will provide all information needed including uniform purchase options.  Please complete the registration form to attend: https://sterlingyouthsoccerassociation.wufoo.com/forms/referee-in-training-refit-registration/

If you have are a current Ref-IT and are on a U14 or U15 SYSA Rec or Travel team, you do NOT have to attend this session but may return for the Spring season as a returning Ref-IT.

If you were a Ref-IT last season and are now on a U16 team, you are no longer eligible and must now get USSF certified to work older games.

 

For more information, contact Tammy Ryan.  (tryan1@verizon.net)

REFEREE SYSTEM

SYSA HAS A NEW REFEREE SYSTEM: Returning certified referees and trained Refits and new referees please register for the new system so you can be ready for the new season.  

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTERING 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SIGNING UP FOR GAMES

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPORTING THE SCORES

AGE/EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES: Before you sign up for games, please be sure to refer to the age/experience guidelines on page 1 of the Policies and Procedures document posted below, and/or follow personal guidance you may have received from the referee Assignor or Mentor.

OTHER REMINDERS: 1) Refer to page 9 of the Policies and Procedures document posted below for the online reporting procedures, as well as the “Online Reporting Instructions” below. 2) Pay close attention to game times and field locations to avoid scheduling conflicts.

 

Spring 2014 REFEREE DOCUMENTS and FORMS

SFL TOURNAMENT RULES for Penalty Kicks to Determine the Outcome of the Game and Diagram of the Field during Penalty Kicks

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES (PDF version)

U6-U10 Game Rules and Team Formats (PDF version)

Ref-IT Pay Sheet (PDF Version)

Detailed U6/U7 Game Day Procedures

U6/U7 Rules of the Game and Field Lay Out

Pay Scale Spring 2014 (PDF version)

Pre-Game Checklist (PDF version)

SFL Guide to Referees

SFL Rules (Game Requirements start on page 16)

Go to the SYSA Referee Resources page for downloadable Laws of the Game books and other great links.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Referee Assignor, John Paladino: sysa.ref.assignor@gmail.com

Referee Coordinator, Tammy Ryan: sysa.ref@verizon.net

Referee Mentor, Dave Taylor: sysa_ref_mentor@verizon.net