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Referees

BYS Referee Meeting - Sept 9, 2016

Meeting Notes

Rules of Play

Rules Modifications for 6v6 and 7v7



Fall 2016 Referee Signup

Your Qualifications Games Sign Up
BYS New Referee
First year
Sign up for 2nd grade. Check your email
Grade 9 referee
0-1 years experience
Sign up for 3rd grade, then 4th grade. Sign up sheet
Grade 8 or 9 referee
2+ years experience
Sign up for 4th grade, then 3rd grade. Sign up sheet

Fall 2016 Procedures

Referees for 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Games

  • On Saturday,
    • Report to the snack stand 15 minutes before your first game
    • Check the printed referee schedule in the snack stand, especially "FlexRefs"
    • Pick up your whistle and stopwatch (your first week only)
    • Pick up your game ball (size 4)
    • After your last game of the day, you can get your payment, pizza and drink at the snack stand.

  • In order to receive "licensed referee" payment you must
    • be a "USSF Certified Soccer Referee" - Grade 9 or Grade 8
    • wear your complete referee uniform
      • yellow referee jersey (or alternate color)
      • black referee shorts
      • black referee socks
      • black cleats
      • in cold/rainy weather, wear appropriate gear, but your referee shirt must be on the outside

Assistant Referees for 5th/6th and 7th/8th Grade Games

  • Wear your complete referee uniform
    • BYS referee jersey
    • black referee shorts
    • black referee socks
    • black cleats
    • in cold/rainy weather, wear appropriate gear, but your referee shirt must be on the outside

  • On Saturday,
    • Report to the correct field 15 minutes before your first game
    • Check the printed referee schedule in the snack stand (East), or the referee table (Thayer)
    • Pre-game conference with head Referee
    • After your last game of the day, consult Referee for payment

Want to become a referee?

The place to go is www.massref.net

There is 1 entry level courses for Referees: the Referee Course (Grade 8).

  • To successfully complete the Grade 8 Referee course the candidate must be at least 14 years of age, must attend 16 hours of course work and pass a 100 question written test.



To referee for BYS in the Fall

  • 6v6 (2nd grade), you must have:
    • successfully completed the BYS New Referee training course
    • 0-1 years experience
  • 6v6 (3rd grade) or 7v7 (4th grade), you must have:
    • a Grade 9 badge
    • 0-2 years experience
  • 9v9 or 11v11 (5th-8th grade):
    • Assistant Referee, you must have:
      • a Grade 8 or 9 badge
      • 2 or more years experience
    • Referee, you must be:
      • an adult, with a Grade 8 or higher, badge.




Please contact Ed McGowan (Grades 2-4) or George Gawron (Grades 5-8) for additional information.







 
 



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