SYSA Spring 2018 Referee In Training (Ref-IT) Program

SYSA is sponsoring its Spring 2018 season Referee In-Training (Ref-IT) classroom training for NEW Ref-ITs only. Ref-ITs that are already trained, may sit in as a refresher course.

Classroom Training will be held as follows:

Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 (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 Monday, March 12, 2018.
  2. You must attend a field training session one evening the week of April 2 (date TBD)
  3. You must have some soccer experience and knowledge.  You must be at least 12 years old.
  4. You must be willing to referee U6, U7, and U8 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. Current Ref-ITs that want to refresh the rules may sit in as well. The classroom training is free, and will provide all information needed including uniform purchase options.

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