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Referees

BYS Referee Meeting - Sept 8 and 10, 2015

Meeting Notes

BYS Coaches Meeting - Aug 24, 2015

Meeting Notes / Coaches Handouts

Fall 2016 Referee Signup

Your Qualifications Games Sign Up
BYS New Referee
First year
Sign up for 2nd grade. Sign up sheet
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

Rules of Play

Rules Modifications for 6v6 and 7v7



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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