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IN-HOUSE REFEREES

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Available for Referees age 11 and older.  In-House "Rec Refs" are eligible to officiate Mars Area Soccer Club Saturday-morning In-House games.

STEP 1:  SIGN UP!

First, sign up to find out when the next Mars Area Soccer Club In-House Referee Training will be held.

DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.

  • DATE: TBA - Usually Saturday Morning during In-House Games.

  • TIME: TBA - Approximately 2 hrs.

  • LOCATION: The Mars Area Soccer Club fields

  • COST: $10

 

SIGN UP:  http://marssoccer.leagueapps.com/leagues/soccer/4136595-rec-referee-training

STEP 2:  GET TRAINED!

Next, get trained at the next Mars Area Soccer Club "Rec Ref" Training class,  This course will provide youth and teens with the training to become an In-House "Rec" Ref.

STEP 3:  GEAR UP!

All Mars Area Soccer Club and PA West Referees are expected to act and dress professionally.  The Referee Uniform recommended for all Mars Referees is:

 

* Click on each item in the list above to see a suggested item for purchase from Amazon

STEP 4:  GET IN THE GAME!

Once you complete the training process, please email our Referee Assignor, Kate Wollerton (kate.wollerton@marssoccer.org), who can guide you through the process of joining the assigning pool to note your availability and receive assignments.  Have fun!

PAY RATE:

AGE GROUP:

"REC REF"

"CERTIFIED REF"

U5 / U6:

$12.00

$20.00

U8:

$15.00

$20.00

AGE GROUP:

"CENTER REF"

"ASST REF"

U10:

$30.00

$25.00

CERTIFIED REFEREES

(TRAVEL REFEREES)

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Available for Referees  age 13 and older.  Certified "Travel" Refs are eligible to officiate Sunday-afternoon Travel games.

STEP 1:  GET CLEARED!

First, all USSF Certified Referees are required by PA State Law to submit the following clearances before certification:

  • PA State Police Criminal Record Check (1)

  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance (1)

  • FBI Criminal Background Check (1)

  • SafeSport Training (2)


(1) Required for ALL Referees
(2) Required on an individual's 18th birthday

 

For more information on clearances required and the links to obtain them, please visit the PA West "Become a Referee" Page here:

https://www.pawest-soccer.org/become-a-referee/

STEP 2:  GET CERTIFIED!

Next, visit the Official Management System (OMS) at the link below and register for a certification course.  Select New Member Registration.  Certification is a two-step process.

  • Online Classes:  (NOTE: These courses takes several hours to complete.)

  • On-Field Training:  (Required once the online training is complete.)

 

https://www.pawest-soccer.org/about/referee-registration/

STEP 3:  GEAR UP!

All Mars Area Soccer Club and PA West Referees are expected to act and dress professionally.  The Referee Uniform recommended for all Mars Referees is:

 

* Click on each item in the list above to see a suggested item for purchase from Amazon

STEP 4:  GET IN THE GAME!

Once you complete the certification process, please email our Referee Assignor, Kate Wollerton (kate.wollerton@marssoccer.org), who can guide you through the process of joining the assigning pool to note your availability and receive assignments.  Have fun!

PAY RATE:

AGE GROUP:

"CENTER REF"

"ASST REF"

U10:

$40.00

$30.00

U12:

$50.00

$35.00

U14:

$60.00

$40.00

U16:

$80.00

$60.00

U19:

$80.00

$60.00

5v5:

$60.00

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