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Spring 2020 Referee Information


New Referees

In order to qualify to referee in Spring 2020, potential referees will need to do the following:

  • Be at least 12 years of age by December 31, 2019
 
  • Take the Spring 2020 Referee Training course (the course is $35) on Saturday, March 21st, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., location TBD.
  
  • Pass the test at the end of the Referee Training course with at least a 70% grade
  
  • Fill out and turn in the 2020 HCS Referee Info Sheet (requires the referee's social security number for 1099's, should they need to be issued)
  
  • Fill out and turn in the 2020 HCS Referee waiver (requires the signature of a parent or guardian for referees under the age of 18)

  • The class is based on this book, if you want to begin studying ahead: Laws of the Game Made Easy. We will soon be adapting this book, so keep an eye out for an updated version.

Click here to register for the Spring 2020 New Referee Training Class!
Make sure to scroll down to about the middle of the registration page - that's where you'll find it!

The Spring 2020 Referee Training Class will be held on Saturday, March 21st, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
location TBD.


Required Referee Equipment (to be provided by the referee):

- Soccer referee shirt (yellow is the preferred color)
- Comfortable soccer cleats (no toe pick)
- Black soccer shorts
- Black & white striped referee socks
- High quality whistle
- Yellow & red referee cards
- Stopwatch
- Soccer referee flags
- Referee patch (provided by Hendricks Community Soccer)

Avon Sports Apparel is a great place to find the required referee equipment.


Referees Returning from Fall 2019:

Referees who refereed for Hendricks Community Soccer in Fall 2019 will be eligible to referee again in Spring 2020. Returning referees will be required to attend one of the HCS Returning Referee Meetings.  We will have two meetings available to choose from:

  • March 14th, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., location TBD
  • April 4th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., location TBD

After a short refresher course and some time for a Q&A period, returning referees will take an abbreviated test to re-certify. The ability to referee will hinge upon passing the test with a grade of at least 70%. 

If you are a returning referee who refereed in Fall 2019, you will receive an email from Referee Director, Terence Viefhaus asking if you wish to return to referee in the Fall 2018 season.  Please make sure that you reply to that email (or email him directly at [email protected]) to let Terence know you wish to referee again in the Spring 2020 season.

If you are a returning referee, but you did not referee in Fall 2019, you will need to take the New Referee Training Class on March 21st, 2020 in order to referee for Spring 2020.
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