All Cincinnati Hills SAY Soccer referees are required to be certified every year.
All certifications (new and returning referees) will involve three key elements; on-line course training, classroom training and on-field training.
You MUST register first on this site (please see Referee Registration) and then at the League (links and instructions are included within the TPRC Referee Registration).
a) On-line training will cover the following topics
League policies and requirements
b) Classroom sessions will cover the following topics:
- Points-of-emphasis (League policies, game management, etc.)
- Pre-game procedures
- Game management
- Core focus areas - off-sides, handling, foul recognition, etc.
- Parent and team management
- Referee on-line account training (within our new league sites)
c) On-field training will cover the following topics:
- Field positioning
- Field safety
For planning purposes, the 2017 class certification dates, times and locations are as follows:
Referee Courses (taught by Pat Kerrigan)
Returning refs that attended the '17 spring ref courses and took the test for this past '17 spring season and received a 70 or better score...those refs just need to attend one of the following dates below:
Thursday July 27th 6pm-7:30pm Madeira Middle School 6612 Miami Ave
Sunday August 13th 1pm-2:30pm Madeira Middle School 6612 Miami Ave
Sunday August 20th 12pm-1:30pm Madeira Middle School 6612 Miami Ave
Refs that received a test score of 69 or less this past '17 spring season, New refs and/or any refs that need their yearly certification renewed must attend either option #1 or option #2 courses below:
Wednesday July 26th 6pm-9pm Madeira Middle School 6612 Miami Ave
Thursday July 27th 6pm-9pm (Test will be administered at 7:30pm)
Saturday August 19th 9am-12pm Madeira Middle School 6612 Miami Ave
Sunday August 20th 12pm-3pm (Test will be administered at 1:30pm)
All new and returning refs must register for the '17 fall season on the CHSS website.
Once again, all attending refs will receive a rule book if they didn't get one this past spring season.
Refs will also receive their patch when they attend the courses.