CERTIFICATION FOR 2013 IS NOW OVER
We have concluded referee training and certification for 2013.
Please check the website again after July 1
when instructions for registration for 2014 will be posted.
Have a good year of officiating!
REFEREE NIGHTS WITH DC UNITED
Schedule Has Been Announced
Each year, Major League Soccer and the US Soccer Referee Program provide a unique training and developmental opportunity to meet with the referee crew after specific MLS games to discuss the match as well as other referee topics.
The dates for the 2013 Referee Nights with DC United have been set. They are:
- June 29 7:00 PM - DC United vs Vancouver Whitecaps
- August 3 7:00 PM - DC United vs Montreal Impact
- October 4 8:00 PM - DC United vs Chicago Fire
LINK TO ORDER TICKETS: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=dcunited&o=106&g=2317
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May 24-27,2013 in New Hampshire
YOUTH STATE CUP
May 17-19,2013 in Richmond
Capital Soccer Classic
April 24, 2013
Pictured above are DCV Grade 5 referees who volunteered their time to officiate at the Congressional Soccer Game standing with Jurgen Klinsmann (left/in warm-up), US Men’s National Team Coach, and Congressman Dave Reichert (WA) (right). Also in the photo is Cobi Jones (far left), former professional US Soccer player.
This was a charity event held at Gallaudet University’s Hotchkiss Field to raise money for the US Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program that targets kids in urban areas.
The Metro DC-Virginia State Referee Program was well represented at the Dallas Cup that was held in March. Here are some of our referees standing with Esse Baharmast (far right in red), former US FIFA (1998 World Cup), who is currently working for FIFA as a technical instructor in the Referee Assistance Program (FIFA RAP) and coordinates the instruction and preparation of the referees for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. This photo was taken on a break following a clinic conducted by Brian Hall and Esse which was informative to all present.
JEFFERSON CUP ACADEMY
Pictured above are participants from the recent Jefferson Cup Academy which had Kari Seitz, Marlene Duffy, and Veronica Perez, all FIFA referees (left photo - first row middle), as trainers and mentors for the weekend. Right photo shows referees from our program who attended the academy standing with Kari Seitz (middle).
NOTICE ABOUT ASSESSMENT FEES
Effective July 1, 2012, assessment fees are as follows:
All amateur and youth games are $65 regardless of the game fee.
Exceptions: USL PDL and W-Lg = $90; NPSL = $95; US Soccer Development Academy = $100
Top Adult Division 1 Leagues
Grade 5 Assessments
The following MDCVSA leagues/divisions have been designated as "Top Adult Division 1 Leagues" for assessment of referees attempting to upgrade to Grade 5 and for Grade 5 maintenance assessments.
|| Northern VA, Richmond, Chesterfield
|| Virginia Beach, Northern VA, West Virginia
| US Soccer
|| U-18 Developmental Academy
|| DC, McLean, Richmond, Virginia Beach
|| Super Y U-20
|| Northern Virginia/Fredericksburg
|| Virginia Beach
|| Northern Virginia
|| Northern Virginia
All candidates for upgrade to Grade 5 must submit a comprehensive list of their games that count for upgrade to Grade 5 to the SDA prior to their upgrade approval. This list should include at a minimum, the game date, league, division, teams and assignor’s name.
Metro DC-Virginia State Referee Program
Carol Shaeffer, Office Administrator
2241-E Tackett’s Mill Drive Woodbridge, VA 22192
Telephone 703.491.1717 Fax 703.492.1948
Outside 703 888.832.1866 Email: email@example.com