Referees Corner

 Referees Welcome to the 2013 AYSO Region 56 season!


My name is Nick Dispalatro, and I am your Referee Administrator.  You can reach me by e-mail at
Nick Dispalatro 
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If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact:
 


Gus Martinez 
- Assistant Referee Administrator
referee@ayso56.org
Kolby Keo - Referee Director of Assessments
rda@ayso56.org
Ron Berkowitz - Training questions dri@ayso56.org
Ernie Rahm - Director of Youth Referees dyr@ayso56.org
Kolby Keo - Director of Referee Mentoring refmentor@ayso56.org
Heather Carter - Director of Female Referees refsupport@ayso56.org

"Referee Points"

Please CLICK HERE to see the total points your team earned as of 10/28/2013.

 AYSO Volunteer Form (Adult or Youth)

If you have not already filled out and turned in this annual form then please go on line to eayso.com and do so.

Please go to www.eayso.com and fill out the Volunteer Form.

We all as volunteers need to complete a Volunteer Form each year.  You can fill it out on line and print out two copies (3 if you want one for yourself)


Regional Referee (minimum age 12)

# of Games:

No minimum number of games required

Training:

Basic Referee Course (Plus Safe Haven Certification)

Testing:

75% or better on the Regional Referee Exam

Assessment:

Not required

Fitness Test:

Not required

Service Units:

None required


Intermediate Referee (minimum age 14)

# of Games:

25 as referee with at least 5 in U-12 matches

Training:

Intermediate Referee Course

Testing:

90% or better on the Intermediate Referee Exam

Assessment:

See note 3 below.

Fitness Test:

Not required - practice for AYSO Physical Fitness Test is recommended

Service Units:

None required


Advanced Referee (minimum age 16)

# of Games:

50 as Referee (10 in U-14) and 5 as an Assistant Referee (in U-14)

Training:

Advanced Referee Course

Testing:

90% or better on the Advanced Referee Exam

Assessment:

One each as Referee and Assistant Referee in a U-14 match

Fitness Test:

Complete the AYSO Physical Fitness Test for this level.

Service Units:

Do a minimum of five service units. See note 4 and 5 below.


National Referee (minimum age 18)

No. of Games:

100 as Referee with at least 30 in U-16 and U-19 matches of which at least 15 must be in U-19, if available, and 25 as Assistant Referee with at least 10 in U-19, if available. The Section Referee Administrator may authorize substitution of U-16 for U-19, if U-19 matches are not available.

Training:

Complete the National Referee Course. At least 80 matches as Referee prior to attending the National Referee Course is required.

Testing:

90% or better on the National Referee Exam

Assessment:

Two assessments as Referee in U-16 or U-19 with at least one in U-19, if available, and one as Assistant Referee in a U-19 match, if available. The Section Referee Administrator may authorize substitution of U-16 for U-19, if U-19 matches are not available.

Fitness Test:

Complete the AYSO Physical Fitness Test for this level.

Service:

Do an additional five service units. See note 4 below.

Notes:

1. Field assessments for level upgrades must be done in a typical AYSO match in the age group specified, using the Diagonal System of Control. Matches used for upgrade assessments must be of the duration specified for that particular age group in the AYSO National Rules and Regulations except that U-16 and U-19 matches shortened by no more than 5 minutes per half are acceptable.

2. If requested by the referee being assessed, a higher division match or a non-AYSO match of the equivalent age division (or higher) may be used for the assessment.

3. Applicants for Intermediate Referee level must be mentored by a Referee Mentor (or assessor) and recommended for upgrade by the Regional Referee Administrator or the Regional Director of Referee Assessment. At least one observation as a Referee is required, and one as an Assistant Referee is recommended.

4. Service units consist of:

a. Observer-Friend observations;

b. Mentoring of new referees for development or upgrade;

c. Serving as a Referee Administrator, Director of Referee Instruction or as a Director of Referee Assessment;

d. Instructing Referee Courses;

e. Instructing Referee Assessor Training Courses;

f. Assessing candidates for upgrade in referee level, if qualified.

Notes:

i. No more than two (2) service units may be credited by an applicant for mentoring/observing an individual referee, or one (1) service unit per instruction course or one (1) service unit per year for an administrative function

 Rules and other stuff for region 56
•  Discipline Policy:
"Yellow & Red Cards are highly discouraged in the U8 & U10 divisions. Use caution when using cards at the U12 level. You must complete a misconduct report if you have to issue any type of misconduct.

• 
Special Rules for U8 Games:
No penalty kicks, No off-side (dont allow obvious "cherry picking" either) There will be only direct kicks at this  level, and only from outside the goal area for attacking team.

 •   NEW Click Here for an interactive guide to offsides Law 11

 

Page Last Updated 10-18-13

  2013 Referee Schedules
» U10 Rec schedule - Spring 2014

»
U9 - U12 Referee Schedules

»
U14 - U19 Referee Schedules

» Extra Referee Schedule coming soon

 Misconduct MUST be reported
Any misconduct issues during a game must be reported to Nick Disalatro within 24 hours. 

»
Misconduct form
» Incident report form


 Downloadable Forms for Referees:
»   Laws of the Game
»   Advice to Referees
»   AYSO Rules and Regulations
»   Guide to Procedures for Referees
»   7 & 7 Cautions and send offs
»   Regional Pre Test
»   Intermediate Pre Test
»   Advanced Pre Test
»   Assistant Referee Instructions Guide
»   Diagonal
»   Dress Code
»   Fouls and Misconduct Simplified
»   Law 11
»   Law 12
»   Mechanics
»   Misconduct Form
»   Incident Report Form
»  
Restarts
»   Referees Pre-Game Instructions & Duties