SYSA Referee Uniform Requirements and Purchase Options

SYSA Referee Uniform Requirements and Purchase Options

Uniform Requirements
U6-U7 Rec Game Referees – our junior referees only need basic equipment in order to referee these youngest games:

  • Gold referee shirt
  • Black shorts
  • Official referee socks (black with 3 white stripes)
  • Referee whistle (suggest having a spare in case one breaks or is lost)
  • A watch or stopwatch to keep time

U8-U11 and above Rec Game Referees and all Travel Game Referees – a full set of referee gear is needed for these levels, including flags for Assistant Referees, yellow and red cards, and sheets for keeping score. The following is therefore required:

  • Gold referee shirt
  • Black shorts
  • Official referee socks (black with 3 white stripes)
  • Referee whistle (suggest having a spare in case on breaks or is lost)
  • A watch or stopwatch to keep time
  • Pair of referee flags
  • Set of red/yellow cards
  • Score keeping sheets

Note: caps may be worn but must be solid black with no ‚Äúemblems”

Uniform Purchase Options

Here is a basic set – shorts, socks and official’s jersey for less than $30 add coupon code OFFICIAL213 and you should get 20% off.
Most soccer stores carry basic referee equipment, but the costs tend to be on the expensive side because the quality of items sold are usually very high. You may elect to save some money by ordering your referee gear online. Here are a few recommendations (look at package deals for best savings): www.soccerone.com, www.scoresports.com, www.officialsports.com, www.lawfive.com, soccer.epicsports.com and www.fold-a-goal.com. You can also Google on “soccer equipment” to find links to other online stores.