We are the official USSoccer affiliated soccer referee organization for the State of Washington and are responsible for the administration of the USSF National Program for Referee development, including Administration, Registration, Instruction, Assessment and Assignors within the State of Washington.
|GAME DAY PROTOCOLS AND SAFETY PLAN - MATCH OFFICIALS|
These protocols are effective Feb. 1, 2020. Make sure you are up to date on all safety procedures for game day.
Webinar: 2021 Return to Play Update (February 1, 2021)
|Return to Play Webinars|
The Washington State Referee Committee will be presenting a series of Referee webinars to help you keep your Soccer Referee skill sets "match ready"
for when games resume.
March 1 - "The Alter Ego Effect" Book Review
Webinar Time – 7:00PM – 8:00PM
|COVID-19 News (U.S. Soccer PLAY ON)|
On June 1st, U.S. Soccer launched a new educational campaign called U.S. Soccer PLAY ON to help safely guide our soccer community back to the field and play. Through PLAY ON,
U.S. Soccer will be sharing a range of resources across return-to-play phases. These phases, from Phase 0 (no organized activities; stay home) through Phase IV (no playing
restrictions related to COVID-19), come with specific recommendations and a suggested duration, to ensure that clubs, players, and referees have the opportunity to appropriately
adapt and implement safety measures.
|ATTENTION: To All Recertifying Referees|
Referees, the 2021 Recertification exams are now available online for all referee grades (except National and above). You can access the exam from a 2021 Recertification clinic you have or will attend or using the Online Only clinic option. Please note that there are many IFAB/FIFA/USSF Law changes for 2021 that are more "new application of the Law" vs. "technical (like field markings)". This exam tries to cover all of them that are in any way important in the games you are doing.
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Managing Referee Abuse & Assault
Soccer referee abuse and assault are very serious crimes against the sport and they continue to happen to our members. Misconduct against referees may occur before, during, and after a match — including travel to and from a match. It is critical that referees correctly identify and make a report of these incidents. Your SRC has developed two pages to assist you in recognizing and dealing with Referee Abuse and Assault. The first page provides information on recognizing abuse and assualt and how and when to report it. It may be viewed on the page Refereee Abuse & Assault. Guidance for how you should conduct yourself when you experience Abuse or Assault is provided on this Supplemental page. A link is also provided in the sidebar and the right of this page.
It is requested and recommended that all
recertifying and new referees complete the new lesson providing online
instruction on recognizing and dealing with Referee Abuse and Assault.
Concussion Protocol Player Development Initiatives
Washington Youth Soccer has instituted the US Soccer Concussion Protocol and Player Development Initiatives
Rules of Competition for all Youth Small Sided Games (SSG-U6-U12)
with modifications. These initiatives are effective immediately. To assist in the education of Washington State Referees, an online course has been created.
This course has been included in the Annual Recertification lessons. However, some referees have already recertified for 2017-2018 and we encourage you to take
the online course at the following link:
Small Sided Games (WA)."
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