REFEREES - ILLINOIS
SLYSA utilizes referees that have met the requirements of Illinois Referee Soccer Committee (IRSC). If you are interested in becoming a US Soccer Youth referee, please visit www.illinoissoccerrefereecommittee.org to find a listing of the clinics available or you can contact Jane Raede at firstname.lastname@example.org .
As a referee assigned by the SLYSA Illinois assignor, you may be scheduled to referee SLYSA league games in Illinois, tournaments or other Illinois matches. Each organization will pay you separately.
TO ENSURE YOU GET PAID, PLEASE FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING GAME DAY GUIDELINES:
1. Collect game cards provided by teams
2. Properly check –in all players and coaches listed on the game card against their player passes (please check off players names on game card) YOU MUST CHECK IN TEAMS AT EVERY GAME – ALL TEAMS MUST HAVE PASSES IN ORDER TO PLAY
3. Legibly record game stats (scores, infractions, etc )
4. Check to make sure that you name is on the game card and in the proper position you worked, this is how we know what to pay you.
5. Turn game cards in at the SLYSA lock boxes on the premises
6. Turn in disciplinary reports (red cards) within 48 hours to email@example.com
7. Remember that games are assigned thru Gotsoccer – be sure you keep your availability up to date
Please make sure that you have a Gotsoccer account set up before you leave your entry clinic (email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need an account set up). You also need have a W-9 on file at the SLYSA office before any checks will be released. Once a W-9 is received, any held checks will be mailed to the address you provide: please send us a new W-9 each time you change addresses. W-9’s can be emailed as attachments to email@example.com or mailed to:
2346 Mascoutah Ave Suite 108
Belleville, IL 62220
A blank copy of a W-9 can be downloaded here: Form W-9
CLICK HERE FOR THE REFEREE RED CARD REPORT
Background checks Illinois referees 18 and older are required to do a yearly background check through the state - click here for background check.
Concussion Test – Illinois referee are required to take the CDC Heads Up concussion test – at this time it is only required to be done once. You can take your concussion test in your Gotsoccer account under the concussion center tab – in doing so you can retain a copy of your completed certificate for future use. Once completed you will need to send a copy to Illinois Referee Soccer Committee (IRSC) – if you have any issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on being a referee in Illinois – please check out the Illinois Referee Soccer Committee website – http://www.illinoissoccerrefereecommittee.org
Click here for a printable version of the referee instructions.