Presentation on theme: "August 2012 1 GLASA 2012 Fall All Referee Meeting AGENDA Welcome Referee Information USSF Memos Do’s and Don’ts Required Referee Acct Info Clinic / Recertification."— Presentation transcript:
August GLASA 2012 Fall All Referee Meeting AGENDA Welcome Referee Information USSF Memos Do’s and Don’ts Required Referee Acct Info Clinic / Recertification New Referees Assignors – New Season Start Dates Glasa Undershirts
August Welcome ! Glasa is over 30 years old Leagues: Recreational, Academy, new Coed Adult league 300+ referees made up of Grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4 Games at 5 complexes (Unity, Bakersfield, Chinn Chapel, Lake Park, RailRoad) with a new Highland Village Complex in the future
August Referee Information Wear Referee uniform and referee Shorts, NO other style Have required equipment i.e. flags, Pencil / Paper, Watch, Whistle No White Undershirts, only Black Get GLASA Under shirt (see me) Be at field 30 minutes prior to Games Purchase Uniforms, Equipment – “Soccer City” (on Business 121)
August Referee Information – Focus Area Identify foul, Quickly blow whistle to stop play, Quickly give direction of restart (little players give color of jersey), move down field – Check goal cages for anchoring on each game. If not anchored no game to be played. Find a League Official to notify. Contact Assignor.
August Referee Information Misconduct Reports (Non-NMCSA Games) – All Misconducts (Yellow & Red cards), Coach / parent / player ejections get recorded. Send in GLASA Misconduct Reports within 48 hrs of incident [Either to or fax to GLASA A&D – North Texas Misconduct Report form located on GLASA website, Referee page, Documents
August Referee Information Misconduct Reports (NMCSA Games) - For U13 – 19: Check all player ID cards against team roster before game starts. (A Grace period on no player cards the first week : August 25 – Sept 2)
August Northern Mid-Cities Official Game Report Put Misconduct Information on this sheet Write in all information requested
August Referee Information At all complexes place NMCSL Official Game Reports in the plastic Misconduct Form boxes Do not leave complex until report filled out and placed in box All Misconducts (Yellow & Red cards), coach / parent / player ejections are to have a Misconduct Report filled out within 48 hours Do not fax to Glasa A&D
August Referee Information Know the Laws (offside, substitution, etc.) Call the foul with whistle, give direction Unity, Bakersfield: All fouls are InDirect. Arm up. Ask questions of senior referees if not clear on a Law or Mechanics All referees keep score for all ages (ARs and Middle) Goals not anchored no games played Hear thunder / See Lightning - clear field U9 and above get Game Report from Coaches prior to game start
August Referee Information U5 – U8 Kickoffs / Quarter Restarts / Substitutions: – Kickoff after each quarter, change team sides at half time – Substitutions are made at quarter stoppages and half time; unlimited by both teams
August U8 Glasa ByLaws U8 Player Rules: 1.Goalkeepers (GK) allowed 2.GK wears different jersey or penny 3.GK can touch ball in “penalty area” 4.GK can not kick ball on a goal kick. Only throw or roll ball. If punted, restart by GK with throw or roll 5.GK injury – sub for GK only
August U8 Glasa ByLaws - continued GK Violations: 6. GK touches or carries ball outside of “PA”. Restart: IFK at spot of touch by defensive team on whistle. 7. GK is fouled by attacker. Restart: IFK at top edge of “PA”. 8. Defensive team foul in “PA”. No penalty Kick. Restart: IFK for attacking team at top of “PA” + 2 yards.
August Weather – Hot and Lightning Hot Weather – have water breaks. 2 min max. Keep clock running. Do not add time. Referees and ARs get water also. Lightning Detectors – When they go off (1 blast) instruct teams off fields and to cars not under trees. Referee crew also. – 3 blasts return or as advised by League Official – Stop your watch. Note location on field for restart (dropped ball if on pitch at stoppage).
August Referee Pay Scale Note: $10 standby pay is for any 18+ Grade 8 referee. Grade 9 referees are paid $5. 45 yo Grade 9 is paid $5. 17 yo Grade 8 referee is paid $5.
August MEMORANDUM 2012 U.S. Soccer Federation Referee Program Law and Interpretation Changes for 2012/2013 June
August Memorandum Law 1 (The Field of Play) Interpretations – commercial advertising Present text Commercial advertising shall be at least 1 m (1 yd.) from the boundary lines of the field of play. New text Advertising on the ground shall be at least 1 m (1 yd.) from the boundary lines of the field of play. 16
August Memorandum 2012 New text (continued) Upright advertising shall be at least: 1 m (1 yd.) from the touchlines, the same distance from the goal line as the depth of the goal net, and 1 m (1 yd.) from the goal net 17
August Memorandum Law 3 – The Number of Players New text If a named substitute enters the field of play instead of a named player at the start of the match, and the referee is not informed of this change: The referee allows the named substitute to continue the match. No disciplinary sanction is taken against the named substitute. The number of substitutions allowed by the offending team is not reduced. The referee reports the incident to the appropriate authorities. 18
August Memorandum Law 4 – The Players’ Equipment Present text stockings New text stockings – if tape or other similar material is applied externally, it must be the same color as that part of the stocking it is applied to 19
August Memorandum Now What?
August Memorandum Law 8 – The Start and Restart of Play Present text Infringements and sanctions The ball is dropped again: (…) New text (following the above) If the ball enters the goal: If a dropped ball is kicked directly into the opponents’ goal, a goal kick is awarded. If a dropped ball is kicked directly into the team’s own goal, a corner kick is awarded to the opposing team. 21
August Memorandum Law 12 – Fouls and Misconduct Interpretations Present text Disciplinary sanctions There are circumstances when a caution for unsporting behavior is required when a player deliberately handles the ball, e.g., when a player: –Deliberately and blatantly handles the ball to prevent an opponent gaining possession New text Disciplinary sanctions There are circumstances when a caution for unsporting behavior is required when a player deliberately handles the ball, e.g., when a player: –Deliberately and blatantly handles the ball to prevent an opponent gaining possession 22
August Advantage 2012 Application of Advantage Concept is expanded by Amendment – Advantage is always a judgment call Advantage is not applied to restart violations – Ball must be in play, AND – Offense must be committed by a player – Example - Advantage applied to second touch violation
August Do’s and Don’ts DO be respectful to Players, Coaches, Parents Don’t tolerate a disrespectful Coach. Foul language the coach is Dismissed Procedure: (ASK, TELL, DISMISS) DO enforce the Laws of the Game Don’t be blind to a foul. Call foul. DO blow the whistle loudly, give direction for the foul and restart all in a one motion. DO provide instruction to U6-10 players
August Do’s and Don’ts Don’t debate the Laws with a Coach, player or parent DO explain what you saw to a coach and player as necessary to diffuse coach and… move on DO be the Referee. Manage the game! Review Law 5 for Referee responsibilities..
August Required Referee Account Information W-9 / Social Security Numbers Each year submit to Glasa Treasurer a new W9 only if info changes SS# address has to match IRS Address Your acct will go InActive due to missing info No games assigned to InActive accounts If your account does not exist it was deleted due to inactivity.
August Referee Assignments & Pay Games are assigned thru Arbiter Sports and paid through RefPay. You need a Glasa account. Referees provide their Availability via the Glasa website, Referee page, Availability. Go to Glasa website, Referee page for Arbiter Sports / RefPay training presentation for assistance.
August Pay Periods / 2012 Certified Pay Periods are every 2 weeks on Wed Referees have to input scores of games on Assignor game schedule before leaving complex to be paid Referee has to be 2012 certified to be assigned games Assignors will not assign you games this year if not 2012 certified
August Game Assignment Referee correctly set ups Arbiter Sports account, RefPay account, Glasa Availability account via Glasa website, Referee page, Availability tab Referee receives notification of assigned games for review in Arbiter Sports via provided Referee Accepts / Declines games. Excessive givebacks = limited future assignments Referee gets reminder of games 2-3 days before games via Referees to be assigned a max of 2 games + Standby
August Clinics – Game Officials Use Game Officials on-line for: – Clinic signup (referee upgrades) – Annual recertification (includes Background check, USSF Registration, Insurance, Test) – Badge, booklets sent to you from USSF Get your login and password from … – Fred Hiler : – Larry Huey: Instructions are on Glasa website, Referee Page
August Clinics - continued All referee clinic registrations are on-line All referee USSF RECERTIFICATION is on-line including payment and testing via “Game Official”. Need Login / Pswd info for Game Officials, contact Kathy Sexton at North Texas State Soccer Association Recertifications for Grade 7, 6, 5, 4 are via registered clinics. Go to NTSSA for clinic information. Badge year is from July 1 of each year.
August If you take the course after July 1 and before December 31 you are registered for the coming year Example: Course completion date – Aug 5, 2012 Registration is from Aug 5 – Dec 31, 2013 You’ll need to re-certify for 2014 between July 2013 and Jan 31, 2014 All Re-certification is done on-line through GameOfficials You’ll need the log-in/password you used to sign up for this clinic. Annual Referee Re-Certification
August If you take a course between Jan 1 – Jun 30 you are registered for current year Example: Course completion date – Jan 20, 2013 Registration is from Jan 20 – Dec 31, 2013 You’ll need to re-certify for 2014 between July 2013 and Jan 31, 2014 All Re-certification is done on-line through GameOfficials You’ll need the log-in/password you used to sign up for this clinic. Annual Referee Re-Certification
August Training 4 Hours for Grade 9 5 hours for Grade 8 In preceding 12 months Source: Referee Administrative Handbook NTX does not track Grade 8/9 training hours July/Jan All Referee Clinics are opportunities Most Local Associations provide training (This All Referee Meeting) Grade 8 & 9 Re-Certification Requirements
August Register - pay fees - and take the on-line exam through GameOfficials between Sept 1 – Jan 31 Minimum passing score is 80% You can review missed questions on-line Exam may be taken multiple times Objective: to learn what you don’t already know Registration after Jan 31 will incur an additional $10 reinstatement fee Grade 8 & 9 Re-Certification Requirements
August New Referees All new referees please stand
August ASSIGNORS / Fields / Age Groups Gina Brown – Unity (U5, 6) Shelly Mungiguerra – Bakersfield (U7, 8) TraceyLynn McElhone – Lake Park (U9 – 19) - EAL (No Grade 9’s) – Railroad (U10 – 19) - NMCSA – Chinn Chapel (U12 – 19) - Grace Christian Academy
August Assignors TraceyLynn McElhone Shelly Mungiguerra Gina Brown
August Fall Season STARTS: Saturday, August 25, 2012 NMCSL (U15-19) STARTS: GLASA (U5 – 14) September 8, 2012 Saturday, Sept 1 Labor Day Bob Wiseman Tournament Give your Availability via the Glasa Website, Referee page Accept or Decline your assigned games via ArbiterSports Print out your schedule Be On Time for games (30 min early). Look sharp, Bring water + Equipment
August Phone Numbers GLASA Office: GLASA Fax: GLASA Weather : Jim Parker