Youth Outdoor Referee Information

2018 Fall Season Information

Outdoor Referee Assignor: Shane Kennard (click to email)

Session starts: March 16, 2019.

Become a Referee!!!

We need fans of soccer to step up and be their best so that we can have the referees who are the best! If you are a player, fan, parent, coach or just interested in serving the great sport of soccer, we will use you! 

Details...

  • Saturday, February 16 at OTC Lincoln Hall, Room 211 from 8a-2p. Then Old Soccer Dome (Corner of Pythian & Cedarbrook) for on field work 3p-7p. 
  • $90 registration fee.
  • You will need jerseys. Kits can be found at http://officialsports.com/off-field-apparel/starter-kits/
  • You must complete all online courses prior to coming to in person clinic. No exceptions! 

Here is how you register for the upcoming Entry Level Clinic on February 16...

  • Click to mrdp.gameofficials.net
  • Click "Sign Up For Course" on left. 
  • Click "Hybrid Grade 8 Entry Course - Online and In Class"
  • Click "27627" next to Springfield. 
  • Click "To register for this course, please Click Here" at bottom.
  • Click to register for USSF account.
  • Click "I have NEVER BEEN registered"
  • Click "I meet requirements..." checkbox. 
  • Fill out your info and follow the directions for payment. 

Assignments

Games are publsihed on Tuesdays for the next Saturday & week after. That means you must get your availability done by Tuesday. Please keep your availability updated. I know it can be tough...I have to do it myself for my refereeing. You have 3 days to accept games and those games will autodecline after 3 days and I'll assign them to someone else. 

Assigning Schedule (subject to change):

  • March 16-22 games assigned March 5.

Pay Schedule (subject to change):

LCS Referee Accomplishments

2018 LCS Referee Accomplishments

  • MLS preseason.
  • Youth Futsal Nationals.
  • USL Regular & Post Season assignments.
  • NWSL Regular Season assignments.
  • NPSL Regular Season.
  • NPSL Post Season.
  • PDL Regular Season.
  • Development Academy Regular Season, Summer Playoffs & Winter Showcase.
  • Generation ADIDAS Cup.
  • Region 2 President's Cup appointments.
  • Region 2 Youth Regionals appointments.
  • State Cup Finals appointments.
  • MSHSAA Final Four.
  • NCAA Postseason.
  • 2018 MYSA Young Male Referee of the Year.
  • 2018 MYSA Young Female Referee of the Year. 

2017 LCS Referee Accomplishments

  • NWSL regular season assignments.
  • USL regular season & postseason assignments. 
  • Open Cup 1st, 4th and semi final rounds.
  • NPSL regular season & postseason assignments
  • Development Academy regular season & winter showcase
  • President's Cup Regionals
  • President's Cup Nationals
  • Youth Regionals
  • Youth Nationals
  • Generation ADIDAS Tournament
  • MSHSAA Final Four
  • NIAA Postseason & National Championship
  • NCAA Postseason
  • For pictures & details, see below.

President's Cup Regionals

Representing Lake Country: Jordan Furnas, Chloe Lairmore, Kori Cowger, Derick Blankenship, Dan Ortega, Stephen Hoffmeister, James Emeric and Shane Cowger. Chuck Lonardo and John Hicks were assessors. 

All referees received a semifinal or final assignment. 

And Dan Ortega was selected to referee at President's Cup Nationals, July 12-16 in Auburndale, FL!

Region II Cup

Representing Lake Country: Madison Vanek, Tim Wagner, Derick Blankenship, Austin Sanders, Josh Pennington and Dan Ortega. 

The following received semifinal and final assignments at Regionals...

  • Pennington - U15 boys AR1 Semi
  • Ortega - U16 boys 4th official Semi
  • Blankenship - U13 boys 4th official Semi
  • Wagner - U16 girls referee Semi / U14 boys referee Final

And Tim Wagner was selected to referee at Youth Nationals July 25-30 in Frisco, TX!

Let Shane know of any accomplishments of our Lake Country referees and possibly we will add them here! 

Game Officials Helps

We use www.gameofficials.net to assign league and tournaments at Lake Country. Please email Jeff Kollmeyer if you need help with your login credentials. 

Below are tutorials to help you make the most of Game Officials. Click the list button on top left corner to see the list of tutorials to find the one that will help you the most.