Welcome New and Returning Referees
for the 2014 Season!
Thank you for your interest in officiating St. Alban soccer this fall, and for your continued support of soccer in West St. Louis County. Your participation enables 22 faith based organizatons in our West County CYC District to enjoy everything this sport has to offer.....that equates to about 300 teams, 500 coaches/assistants, and nearly 6000 players.
2014 CYC Rule Book
Who can be a SAR referee for the 2014 season?
- Anyone going into 7th grade or older this fall is eligible to referee for the St. Alban Training League.
What do I have to do?
New referee candidates have to attend training class (see below).
New candidates & returning referees have to attend the "Updates, Review & Test" class every year and pass the written test (see below).
New candidates and returning referees must complete one of the following registration forms each year and email it to email@example.com or USPS mail it per the instructions on the form
- Referee Registration Form (Adobe pdf)
(SAR Referees Only)
- Referee Registration Form (Word doc) (SAR Referees Only)
- Effective 2013, all CYC referees must be compliant with the Archdiocese. All adults (18 and over, no longer attending school or university studies):
- Must have attended a Protecting God's Children Workshop (Parish has records of attendees, if not sure you attended previously)
- Completed a Code of Ethical Conduct form (PDF) (All Adult CYC Referees)
- Completed a Worker Screening Form (Word) (PDF) (All Adult CYC Referees)
- Completed a Worker Registration Form (Word) (PDF) (All Adult CYC Referees)
- Students (18 and under) still attending High School or University Studies must complete the following:
- Code of Ethical Conduct for Youth (Word) (PDF) (All Youth CYC Referees)
2014 SAR Referee Contact List
2014 Contact List (PDF)
2014 Contact List (Excel)
2014 SAR Referee Schedule
When/Where is the 2014 West County CYC referee training?
We have completed all the training sessions for 2014
You may attend any of the sessions listed; the sessions all cover the same material.
- JULY SESSION - at St. Alban Roe, in Alban Hall, church basement, 2001 Shepard Rd (off Hwy 109)
Tuesday, July 8th 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, July 10th 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 12th 8:00am to 1:00 (est). Returning refs must be in attendance by 10:00am for review and testing
- LATE JULY SESSION - St. Joseph's Church, parish center, 567 St. Joseph Ln
Thursday, July 24th 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 25th 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 26th 8:00am to 1:00pm (est). Returning refs must be in attendance by 10:00am for review and testing
- EARLY AUGUST SESSION - at Holy Infant Parish, main cafeteria, 627 Dennison Drive
Friday, Aug 1st 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, Aug 2nd 8:30am to 3:30pm (est) Returning refs must be in attendance by 12:30pm for review and testing
LATE AUGUST SESSION - at St. Monica, parish basement, 12132 Olive Blvd.
Thursday, Aug 21st 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, Aug 22nd 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, Aug 23rd 8:00am to 1:00pm (est). Returning refs must be in attendance by 10:00am for review and testing
- Course attendance and testing
If you are a new referee candidate, you must attend one of the sessions and pass the referee test.
Returning Trophy League referees who have previously attended the class and passed the referee test, need to attend only the review & test session and receive a passing grade on the test in order to referee in the upcoming Trophy League. They may take the entire training session again, if so desired.
- If you plan to be a referee this year, you must fill-out and turn-in a Registration Form (see the "What Do I Have To Do?" section above).
- The 2014 St. Alban Roe Soccer Referee Directors
- Paul McGeehan (c 314-378-9412) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Referee Responsibilities (prior to the game)
Keep Referee Coordinators up-to-date with your Unavailability Info (dates & time ranges). Email all updates to email@example.com. Always begin with your name (e.g. Hanna Smith is unavailble on Sat Sept 14th from 11:00am till 1:30 pm).
Regularly go to this Referee's webpage and check for latest schedule releases (Week #1, Week #2, etc.) and find your assignments. Schedules will usually be posted by the Tuesday before, but may be posted as late as the Wednesday before.
Check the website for assignments, even on weekends when your unavailable, to make sure you did not get scheduled accidentally.
- Referee Responsibilities (Game Day)
Arrive for your assignments 30 minutes prior to scheduled start
Arrive looking professional wearing all your referee uniform (black jersey w/white pinstripes, black shorts, black socks). Avoid wearing sneakers or tennis shoes. Wear layers during cold weather. Wear your referee jersey on the outside. Okay to wear black or dark sweatpants when cold.
Bring pen, pencil, CYC Rulebook, paper, whistles, red/yellow cards, watch, and coin
Be polite & respectful, but do not tolerate any abuse.
You are in charge...before, during, and after the game.
When refereeing with a partner, alway use the diagonal system and do NOT go deep into your partner's end of the field.
- Referee Responsibilities (conflicts after schedule has been posted)
Contact a Referee Director immediately to let them know of the conflict. You can do this by email up till Thursday at noon. Any notifications after 12:00pm noon Thursday must be a telephone call to one of the Referee Directors.
If this conflict was due to a mistake made by the Scheduler, the Referee Coordinators will take care of getting a replacement.
2014 Referee Payscale:
- K thru 1st..........$15 per referee
- 2nd ..................$18 per referee
- 3rd and 4th.......$20 per referee
- 5th thru 6th.......$26 per referee
- 7th thru 12th.....$30 per referee