Each year, Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) chooses youth referees - male and female - for special recognition at their annual convention. If you know a youth referee who has outstanding performance on the field, promotes the game of soccer, and demonstrates leadership in the community, please tell us about him or her and consider submitting a nomination for this award.
Requirements to apply:
An individual may be nominated and selected as the Young Female Referee of the Year or the Young Male Referee of the Year for extraordinary accomplishments as a young soccer referee if the individual
- was certified as a Federation referee during the seasonal year immediately prior to the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated;
- is certified or being certified as a Federation referee during the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated;
- during those two seasonal years, refereed games primarily for US Youth Soccer, a region, a State Association, or a member or team of any of those organizations; and
- did not reach 19 years of age prior to that August 1 immediately before the beginning of the seasonal year for which the individual is being nominated.
For the nomination form, please click here. Forms and supporting documentation need to be received at VYSA no later than September 24, 2013.
Virginia Youth Soccer Association
5450 Southpoint Plaza Way
Fredericksburg, VA 22407