All Cincinnati Hills SAY Soccer referees are required to be certified every year.
The 2014 certification (new and returning referees) will involve three key elements; on-line course training, classroom training and on-field training.
You MUST register first at your district (please see Referee Registration) and then at the League (links and instructions are included within the MRA Referee Registration).
a) On-line training will cover the following topics
Laws of the game
League policies and requirements
b) Classroom sessions will cover the following topics:
Points-of-emphasis (League policies, game management, etc.)
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:
For planning purposes, the 2014 class certification dates, times and locations are as follows:
Saturday March 15th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (New Referee Certification)
Saturday March 15th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Current Referee Recertification)
Sunday March 16th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (New Referee and Current Referee Certification)
Saturday March 22nd 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (New Referee Certification)
Saturday March 22nd 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Current Referee Recertification)
Sunday March 23rd 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (New Referee and Current Referee Certification)
All classes will be held in the Mariemont Elementary School cafeteria. Referees will be required to pre-register for the classes on-line as part of the registration process.