Referees and potential referees,
Welcome to refereeing in Lincoln
Become certified: If you are interested in becoming a referee you must be at least 12 years old at the time of taking the “grade 9” course. (see courses/certification link to sign up). If you are thinking about upgrading, a minimum age of 16 is required to take the “grade 8 bridge” course. Referees must keep their certification current by taking a 4 hour recertification course each year.
Register: Once you get your certification, register on Bays.org making certain to “apply to towns” enter Lincoln. You will also have to register in Lincoln (minimum two weeks prior to each season) – (see attached form on pull down menu under referees).
Uniform: A uniform consists of a yellow ref shirt (usually short sleeves), black shorts, black knee high socks, red/yellow card packet, whistle, and flags. Uniforms can be purchased on line, or at Soccer Stuff in Acton, or Tricon Sports in Lexington.
Current payrate (as of Spring 2012):
LYS and Bays will pay the refs 2 or 3 times per season via a check mailed directly to your home. These referee fees (Pay) are set by the BAYS League:
U9/10 Games: $20 per Game
U12 Games: $30 per Game (AR $15.00)
U14 Games: $40 per Game (AR $20.00)
U16 Games $50 per Game (AR $30)
If you have any further questions, please e-mail the referee assignor at firstname.lastname@example.org.