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Referees & Assignors Questions

Referees / Assignors Questions

Question: View I would like to become a referee, what do I need to do?
Question: View I have been certified as a referee but am looking for additional training, where can I go?
Question: View I would like to be certified or recertified as a referee assignor, what do I need to do?
Question: View I am interested in becoming a referee mentor, what do I need to do?
Question: View What are the MYSA weather guidelines?
Question: View I lost my Rule Summary card, where can I get another one?
Question: View Are there any educational materials (i.e., dvd, videos) available to referees?
Question: View I have a question about something that happened at one of the games I was refereeing. Who do I talk to?
Question: View Does my referee assignor need to be certified for a Jamboree?

Referees / Assignors Responses

Question: 
I would like to become a referee, what do I need to do?
Response: Those interested in becoming a referee need to attend a referee certification clinic. The Minnesota State Referee Committee (SRC) holds the certification clinics. Their website with a listing of clinics can be found at www.minnesotasrc.com.
 
Question: 
I have been certified as a referee but am looking for additional training, where can I go?
Response: MYSA hosts a Referee Academy and an Advanced Referee Academy (Referees > MYSA Referee Academy) each year..
 
Question: 
I would like to be certified or recertified as a referee assignor, what do I need to do?
Response: Those interested in becoming a referee assignor or recertified as an assignor should attend a referee assignor certification clinic. The Minnesota State Referee Committee (SRC) holds the certification clinics. Their website with a listing of clinics can be found at www.minnesotasrc.com.
 
Question: 
I am interested in becoming a referee mentor, what do I need to do?
Response: Those interested in becoming referee mentors should contact the Minnesota State Youth Referee Administrator (SYRA) at syra@minnesotasrc.com.
 
Question: 
What are is MYSA Weather Policy?
Response: The MYSA Weather Policy (Quick Links > Forms/Rules/Policies > Weather Policy) provides severe storms, lightning and thunder, hot and cold weather recommendations for ensuring everyone's safety at the soccer field.
 
Question: 
I lost my Rule Summary card, where can I get another one?
Response: The MYSA Rule Summary card for Referees (Referees tab) can be downloaded from the Referee web page.
 
Question: 
Are there any educational materials (i.e., dvd, videos) available to referees?
Response: Yes. MYSA has added referee educational materials to its lending library (Referees > Resources > Lending Library). Please visit for a list of the materials available as well as MYSA’s free rental policy.
 
Question: 
I have a question about something that happened at one of the games I was refereeing. Who do I talk to?
Response: You first want to talk to your referee assignor. If they are not able to help you or if you still need additional assistance you can contact the Minnesota State Youth Referee Administrator (SYRA) at syra@minnesotasrc.com.
 
Question: 
Does my referee assignor need to be certified for a Jamboree?
Response: Yes, referee assignors must be certified for a Jamboree.