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Referees

The club is responsible for coordinating all referees for the Recreation Program and the Assistant Referees (AR) for all home games in the Competitive Program. To maintain a high standard, we require that all referees have a current Grade 8 or Grade 9 ISRC certification.  

Referees must be at least 12 years old.  
 - 12 to15 year old referees must have a work permit. Permits are valid for one year from date of issue. 
 - 12 & 13 year old referees are required to have a parent or guardian present during their assignments.

Certification Information


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Referee Grade Level 8:
Certified  to do both centers and lines on all USSF affiliated youth (up to U-19), and amateur adult games, as well as Recreational USSF affiliated games. 

Referee Grade Level 9:

Certifies to serve as an Assistant Referee for competitive (travel) U11 to U14 games and center for Ela Recreational games.

RECERTIFICATION:
Referees must register each year with U.S. Soccer through their State Referee Office. (ISRC) You must be registered for a calendar year before you take the field in that calendar year. If you miss a year of registration, you can register once again by taking a recertification course and passing the test, however you cannot register until after January 1 of the year for which you are registered.

If you need to attend a referee certification clinic please check the ISRC website for clinic dates and to register. **


ARBITER SPORTS

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ESC Referee Assignor

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Referees Needed!

Want to earn money, while being involved in a sport you already love?  If you are 12 years of age or older you can become a soccer referee after one weekend of class!
 
·    Work your own schedule (some parent/child games are available)
·    Gain more knowledge on all the rules of the game
·    Put your knowledge to work and earn money at the same time


 If you would like to referee for Ela Soccer Club  request an application package  
or call 847-726-6909 for more information.

Information Documents


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