Boys and Girls currently in 7th grade or older are eligible to be Rec referees and are paid for their help. The Bay Soccer Club offers training followed with testing to help our referees learn the rules. Games have one, two or three referees depending on field size and age group.
Referee Training for 2020 (you only need to attend ONE date):
Sunday, February 23rd 9:00 AM at the Bay Police Station (Community Room)
Saturday, February 29th 12:00 PM at the Bay Police Station (Community Room)
Sunday, March 1st 6:30 PM at the Bay Police Station (Community Room)
Print the "2020 Referee Guide" PDF (also linked below) and familiarize yourself with the rules and guidelines.
1. Bring a printed copy to the training.
2. Bring a pen to the training for the test and taking notes.
All referees must take the NFHS "Concussion Training" every three years (this is mandatory per the State of Ohio).
1. The website to take the test is https://nfhslearn.com/courses/61064/concussion-in-sports.
2. Register in the upper right corner of the website’s home page and take the free course.
3. Print and bring a copy of the completed certificate to the training if one was not submitted in 2018 or 2019.
2020 Referee Guide PDF