ALL members of a referee crew must present their USSF ID# to
the assessor prior to any assessment game.
The Referee Office will be closed
on Monday, October 13, 2014.
REFEREE FEEDBACK PROGRAM
Pilot Program Implemented
The Metro DC-Virginia State Referee Program has implemented a pilot program that will test a system to collect referee performance data. For now, feedback will be provided on matches played in NCSL and WAGS. We will be using a version of RefFeedback.com to gather this data.
Read the memo to referees from Patrick Delaney, SRC Chairman: CLICK HERE
We are committed to continuous improvement of the referees in our program as well as the identification of outstanding officials. This tool will provide the data to help us focus on the areas where more education, training, or mentoring might be needed or where high level performance should be recognized and encouraged.
2015 REFEREE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
Registration Now Open!
Click on CLINIC LISTINGS on the left of the page for a list of scheduled and approved clinics and classes. Follow the instructions on the screens to register.
DO NOT REGISTER OR PAY ANY FEES AT THE US SOCCER SITE !
Note the following about payments for registrations for 2014 certification:
If you have a paid registration for 2014 (July 2013 through June 2014) that you did not use – meaning you did not attend a clinic and become certified as a referee – you will not be able to use that for 2015 which is the certification year we will be starting in July. YOU MUST GET THAT 2014 FEE REFUNDED AND REGISTER AND PAY AGAIN FOR 2015. Fees will not carry over. Also, you only have until July 31, 2014, to get the refund. After that, no refunds will be issued. Send an email to email@example.com and request a refund of your unused 2014 payment. Credit for the fee will be provided to the credit card used for the transaction. If you no longer have the credit card that was used for the original transaction, please indicate that in your message or the refund will be delayed.
YOUNG REFEREES OF THE YEAR
We need your nominations!
Each year, Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) chooses youth referees - male and female - for special recognition at their annual convention. If you know a youth referee who has outstanding performance on the field, promotes the game of soccer, and demonstrates leadership in the community, please tell us about him or her and consider submitting a nomination for this award.
Requirements to apply:
An individual may be nominated and selected as the Young Female Referee of the Year or the Young Male Referee of the Year for extraordinary accomplishments as a young soccer referee if the individual
was certified as a Federation referee during the seasonal year immediately prior to the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated;
is certified or being certified as a Federation referee during the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated;
during those two seasonal years, refereed games primarily for US Youth Soccer, a region, a State Association, or a member or team of any of those organizations; and
did not reach 19 years of age prior to that August 1 immediately before the beginning of the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated.
For the nomination form, please click here. Forms and supporting documentation need to be received at VYSA no later than September 24, 2013.
Effective July 1, 2012, assessment fees are as follows:
All amateur and youth games are $65 regardless of the game fee.
Exceptions: USL PDL and W-Lg = $90; NPSL = $95; US Soccer Development Academy = $100
Top Adult Division 1 Leagues
Grade 5 Assessments
The following MDCVSA leagues/divisions have been designated as "Top Adult Division 1 Leagues" for assessment of referees attempting to upgrade to Grade 5 and for Grade 5 maintenance assessments.
Northern VA, Richmond, Chesterfield, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg
Northern VA, West Virginia
U-16 and U-18 Developmental Academy
Northern Virginia/Fredericksburg, Williamsburg
All candidates for upgrade to Grade 5 must submit a comprehensive list of their games that count for upgrade to Grade 5 to the SDA prior to their upgrade approval. This list should include at a minimum, the game date, league, division, teams and assignor’s name.