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Mon Dec 17
Indoor S2 Registration - Starts
Sat Jan 12, 8:30am-12:00pm
January Retreat - Spring Planning
Sun Jan 20
Spring Roster Notifications
Fri Feb 1
Spring Player Registration Starts
Thu Feb 21, 7:15pm- 9:00pm
Board Meeting
Fri Feb 22, 7:00am- 1:00pm
AYSO EXPO
Sat Mar 9, 8:30am-12:00pm
March Retreat - MY2019
Sat Mar 23
Spring Team Placements Complete
Sat Apr 6, 8:30am- 3:00pm
First Spring Game Day
Wed May 1
School Year 19-20 Registration Starts

Referee Game Day Checklist

This checklist primarily addresses center referee duties. However, we use a team approach, so share responsibilities and share the fun!

WHEN YOU HAVE FREE TIME Read the Region Rules

BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE HOUSE

  • Plan to arrive 20-30 minutes early.
  • Allow time for parking and coffee.
  • Bring uniform, watch, whistle, coin, red & yellow cards, pen or pencil.

BEFORE THE GAME

  • Stop at the blue shed
  • Check day's schedule, and any announcements
  • Inspect the field.
  • Check nets, sidelines, corner flags, scan pitch.
  • Meet with referee team.
  • Discuss positioning, signaling, and questions
  • Get scorecards from coaches.
  • Get game ball from a coach.
  • Check for assistant referee's flags.
  • Equipment check/quick talk to each team.
  • Look for shin guards (required), jewelry (none), casts (none), dangerous cleats.
  • Discuss expectations and encourage fair play.
  • Meet captains for coin toss & introductions (winning call chooses direction, other kicks-off).

START OF THE GAME

  • Count players on field.
  • Goalkeepers (if any) & AR's (if any) ready?
  • Check time.
  • 6U: 12 minute halves.
  • 8U: 20 minute halves.
  • 10U: 25 minute halves.
  • 12U: 30 minute halves.
  • 15U: 35 minute halves.
  • Teams positioned for kick-off.
  • 6-10 yards, all players on own half.
  • Whistle and point in the direction of kickoff to start the half.
  • Ball played (even the slightest tap will do).

HALF-TIME

  • 5 minutes.
  • Referee Team meets to review and check-in.
  • Notify teams at 4 minutes that start will be in 1 minute.

END OF GAME

  • Referee Team meets at center then moves to sideline and review game.
  • Sign scorecards. Note situations requiring follow-up.
  • Overly rough play, ref no-show, field maintenance required, sideline problems.
  • Assure that teams respectfully congratulate each other.
  • Turn scorecards in at blue shed (white box by schedule).

Upcoming Events

Mon Dec 17
Indoor S2 Registration - Starts
Sat Jan 12, 8:30am-12:00pm
January Retreat - Spring Planning
Sun Jan 20
Spring Roster Notifications
Fri Feb 1
Spring Player Registration Starts
Thu Feb 21, 7:15pm- 9:00pm
Board Meeting
Fri Feb 22, 7:00am- 1:00pm
AYSO EXPO
Sat Mar 9, 8:30am-12:00pm
March Retreat - MY2019
Sat Mar 23
Spring Team Placements Complete
Sat Apr 6, 8:30am- 3:00pm
First Spring Game Day
Wed May 1
School Year 19-20 Registration Starts


American Youth Soccer Organization - Region 149
5060 SW Philomath Blvd #193, Corvallis, OR USA
AYSO Region 149 Game Fields