Whether you’re a professional or just starting out in refereeing soccer games, the first thing you should do is learn about the rules and guidelines. FIFA Referee Scheduling makes it easy to increase the number of referees allowed for each match. Luckily, the system also lets you change the default number of referees.
FIFA Referee Rules
When you are assigned to a game, you must be available to work it, so that you can give the game the proper attention it deserves. If you are unable to make a game or do not show up at all, you must arrange a replacement. Otherwise, you may face disciplinary action.
Referees should be assigned by assignors who are certified and registered by the USSF. If the assignor is not certified, he or she must take a course and register with the USSF. Assignors must avoid assigning the same match to the same referee or to the same teams. They should also be aware of complaints against an official and report it to the state or local referee administrator.
In addition to self-scheduling, referees should also follow the regional guidelines. If a match has a game that you cannot attend, you should not accept it. A wrong self-scheduling request will get you booted off the schedule.
Referees should follow the following guidelines when scheduling games. First of all, parents of the HOME team have priority when signing up for time slots. Players of other teams must wait until Monday to sign up. This allows HOME team parents to help get the 15 points that referees earn. Second, when requesting a game, referees should make sure they have a clear idea of their availability.
When scheduling games, assignors should keep in mind that they may sign up for more than one slot, which can give other officials the chance to sign up. It is also important to limit the number of times an official officiates for the same team. In addition, assistant referees should be rotated among all assigned leagues and teams within a league.
When scheduling referees, it’s important to consider the costs of scheduling these individuals. This cost can be passed along to other entities, such as schools, leagues, and players. The cost of a single referee can add up to more than a few dollars per game, and it’s important to find a way to minimize the cost as much as possible.
Home team rules
Referee scheduling is a vital component of the game. Referees are required for every home and away game. It’s important for the home team to get their time slot early, because they’ll need to be on the field for at least 10 minutes before kickoff. In addition to assigning referees, home teams are also responsible for supplying flags and nets. In exchange, the guest team is expected to behave in a sportsmanlike manner, including removing any offensive behavior. In addition, every team must use referees that are independently assigned to the game, which can facilitate an independent review of any allegations of player or referee assault.
Referees can self-schedule using the Referee Schedule online system. The website’s self-scheduling system allows referees to sign up for any available slot and to sign up for as many games as they’d like. Referees should adhere to the rules outlined on the Referee tab on the Region 20 website. Those who fail to adhere to the rules will be removed from the schedule.
Advanced referees in 14U
Referee scheduling is an important part of the youth soccer experience, and it’s important to understand the basics before starting. Referees in the 14U age division must be certified or pending Advanced. In other words, they have completed an Advanced referee course and must take an Advanced assessment. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the 14U Division Referee Coordinators.
To begin your referee scheduling, you need to log into the Regional Referee website at region20.com and click “Activate Referee Functions”. You will need to select the appropriate Division and check Region 20. Once you’ve completed this step, you’ll need to choose a center referee or assistant referee. Note: If you have not yet earned your Region 20 designation, you can still sign up as an Assistant Referee.