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Referee Recertification for 2021 – no charge

The following was posted on kansasreferee.org. Please make sure to follow the instructions at the link below:

DUE TO THE CANCELLATION OF THE SPRING/SUMMER 2020 SEASONS, AND THE DIFFICULT FINANCIAL IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS,  ALL KANSAS REFEREES WHO WERE CERTIFIED IN 2020 WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CERTIFIED FOR 2021 AT NO CHARGE. THIS INCLUDES ALL ASSESSORS, INSTRUCTORS (REFEREE COACHES) AND ASSIGNORS.  

THERE WILL BE 4 ONLINE REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS.    PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR 2021 REGISTRATION

https://forms.gle/s5fQa6g1cVi1px2j9

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Fall 2020 Youth Season Begins Aug 14

I know many of you are very excited about the prospect of returning to the pitch.

I have been advised that the intention is to play beginning the weekend of Aug 14-15-16. Please submit your availability NOW, I will begin assigning as soon as I receive the schedule.

Many of you will have questions and concerns. Here is my advice:

1. Be Patient. The league administrators and referee administrators are doing their best to work within the rules and guidelines. They must adhere to state and local government guidelines as well as KSYSA and USYSA rules.

2. Be Flexible. The guidelines may change week to week. We may start play and then pause or stop. We may plan to play and then be unable to due to a change in guidelines. You will have rules to follow and those may change (often).

3. Be Willing. As with nearly all other aspects of life, things won’t be the same as they were last time you were at the fields. You will have guidelines to follow (such as wearing a mask at the referee common area and in other designated places/times). These rules may change from week to week. Be willing and understanding that the administrators are all doing their best. The league wants to play. The referee administration wants to play. The teams and coaches want to play…. we all need to work together to facilitate.

Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Mark Bernat, Referee Assignor (mark.bernat@gmail.com)

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Insights from the DOO 9/23/19

Please review the following recap from Josh Bartel, WRSA Director of Officials for 9/23/19

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Insights from DOO 9/17/19

Topics Covered

  • Uniforms
  • Committments
  • Applying laws and guidlines correctly

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Insights from DOO 9/5/19

Following is from Josh Bartel, DOO WRSA

Topics covered:

  • Successes!
  • First Season Officials
  • Great job by first time centers
  • Stryker Cup

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Insights from DOO 8/29/19

Following is from Josh Bartel, DOO WRSA

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WRSA Fall Referee Meeting 6:00pm/8:00pm Thursday Aug 22 AT WICHITA SPORTS FORUM

MOVED TO WICHITA SPORTS FORUM INDOOR FIELD

There have been many requests for a referee meeting to review the new FIFA LOTG (Laws of the Game) from current officials.  Clearly, we are not mandating attendance to this meeting, but all officials should try to attend if possible.  The main focus of the meeting will be to review the law changes and how WRSA is asking you to interpret them this Fall season.  See below for the details.  I would encourage any newer officials to stay for the free training which follows at 6:30 pm.  In addition, attached is the WRSA interpretations so you can be prepared for the meeting.

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Referee Schedules

Referee schedules will be updated on this post each week for:
Youth League and Tournaments (Stryker), Wichita Sports Forum Men (Stryker Indoor)

As always, please confirm your assignments with an e-mail to mark.bernat@gmail.com by Wednesday night each week. Please confirm as soon as possible, don’t wait for the deadline.  Make sure to include at least the number of games you are confirming each day so that I’ll know you have them all when I mark them off.   Many of you have lost your games for not confirming on time.   Non confirmations will be replaced without notice and you can be removed from the assignment list completely.

Upcoming Schedules
Note: if you see any openings you can fill please contact Mark ASAP.

You *must* contact the field administrators if you are going to be late on game day. Late is arriving less than 30 minutes before your first game. Here is the info for each league: 
http://referees.wichitasoccer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/WRSA-SCSA-Referee-FAQ-Final.pdf 

NOTE: As changes occur through the week, if you are *added* to games you will be notified via e-mail. You do not have to keep checking back over and over after the initial schedules are published.

schedules updated 08/08/20 1:19pm

Current Schedules


Archive Schedules

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Referee Training!

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Spring 2019 Referee Schedules

Referee schedules will be updated on this post each week for:
WRSA
SCSA
Wichita Sports Forum

Tournaments at Stryker and Southlakes

As always, please confirm your assignments with an e-mail to mark.bernat@gmail.com by Wednesday night each week. Please confirm as soon as possible, don’t wait for the deadline.  Make sure to include at least the number of games you are confirming each day so that I’ll know you have them all when I mark them off.   Many of you have lost your games in the fall for not confirming on time.   Non confirmations will be replaced without notice and you can be removed from the assignment list completely.

You *must* contact the field administrators if you are going to be late on game day. Late is arriving less than 30 minutes before your first game. Here is the info for each league:
http://referees.wichitasoccer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/WRSA-SCSA-Referee-FAQ-Final.pdf

NOTE: As changes occur through the week, if you are *added* to games you will be notified via e-mail. You do not have to keep checking back over and over after the initial schedules are published.

Upcoming Schedules
Note: if you see any openings you can fill please contact Mark ASAP.


Archive Schedules

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