Certification and Re-certification courses

Classes are now underway for referee certification and re-certification.

There are a number of recert courses in January for both regular and intermediate level referees.

Please review the website at:  http://www.kansasreferee.org/instruction/courses  for a list of open courses.

Please re-register!  We need everyone back for 2017.

 

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SCSA Fall Referee Meeting – Friday Aug 5

The fall referee meeting for all SCSA referees will be held on Friday Aug 5 at 6:00pm.

Pizza will be served and there will be door prizes!

The meeting will be at the Sedgwick County Extension office (7001 W 21st St N, Wichita, KS)

While not “mandatory” it is strongly suggested you attend.   Attendees will have a leg up on assignments over those who do not attend, especially the first few weekends.    New referees should consider it mandatory.

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Last Chance Recertification Class

The last scheduled recert clinic for Wichita referees is Sunday February 28. There are still seats available as of today. If you have not signed up to recertify PLEASE DO SO. We are going to have a record number of teams again for a spring season including large U16 and High school divisions (boys).

If you are unable to attend that date, there are others available throughout the state. Please review the classes available at https://ksreferee.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm?classTypeID=570.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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KRW Invitational Fall 2015

KRW Invitational Tournament – Southlakes Soccer Complex, Wichita

Friday October 2nd through Sunday October 4th

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Season Kicks Off August 15 … Assigning now underway

SCSA 2015 Fall Season kicks off on Saturday August 15th.  

Please get your availability in on the system ASAP.  Put it in for as far in advance as you can.   As in previous seasons I will try to publish new schedules as early as possible, up to weeks in advance if there is enough availability in the system to make the assignments.

New and returning referees….if you have questions about the assigning process please review the various articles on this website including this recap on Getting and Confirming Assignments, Getting Paid

Submit your availability for each day that you can work by clicking “Submit Availability” at the top of the page or by Clicking Here

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Mark Bernat
mark.bernat@gmail.com

 

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Middle school and non-KSHSAA high school games

Scheduling is underway for fall middle school and non-KSHSAA high school games.

Please contact me ASAP if you are interested in working these games.    We have new middle school programs this year so we can definitely use all the help we can get.

You do NOT have to be KSHSAA / NF certified to work these middle school or high school games although you do need to be familiar with the high school rules (middle school plays under same rules as high school with shorter games).

mark.bernat@gmail.com

 

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U7/U8 Matches

It seems that there is quite a bit of inconsistency with the way we are refereeing U7/U8 games. Continue reading

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Conflict Games

One issue that we’ve addressed over and over Continue reading

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Responsibilities, Communication and Doing your Job

As a team, we had a disastrous weekend.

This has been repeated over and over and over. It has been brought up in league meetings (but did you go to those)? It has been brought up in referee classes (but were you listening)? It has been sent out in e-mails (do you read those)? Continue reading

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SCSA Director of Officials Notes – March 27 2014

This last weekend at the fields was good.   Just a few points to cover. Continue reading

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