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Referee Announcements


HWYSA needs any local referees that are available to sign up to work our in-town league this fall. Thank you to all of those who are supporting our efforts to provide a safe, fun and rewarding season for our local players. Please email me at [email protected] if you are interested.8/10/2020


The HWYSA Referee Training Program is on hold through Fall 2020. Please keep an eye out for a new town program offering during Spring 2020. For any previous participants or ECYSA referees interested in co-leading this program, please reach out to me at [email protected]

HWYSA Fall 2020 Season Details

Referees will have the opportunity to referee our in-town league this Fall 2020. We will have games from G3 to G8 available for referees to officiate.

For ECYSA certified referees we will be paying the ECYSA rate by age group, for HWYSA Referee Training Program graduates we will be paying $20/game.

If you are interested in registering please email for more information.

Ana Wacker
Director of Referee Development

Referee FAQs

Has it been a year since you were certified?
In order to be eligible to referee for the Fall 2020 season you must recertify as a referee. Please visit to register for one of the few remaining courses available. During COVID there are numerous online courses you can participate in, take advantage of this opportunity. Additionally, if you certify for Fall 2020 you will also be certified for all of 2021.

Interested in becoming a referee?

If you're 14 or older, you're eligible to referee games through ECYSA. Look up a referee certification course to complete before the start of the Fall 2020 season. This link takes you to the currently available courses.

Would you like to take the HWYSA referee certification course?
Glad you would like to be part of our third group of HWYSA referees. Please send me an email with you interest to [email protected], remember to check your emails as the start of the Spring 2021 season approaches. Also, be sure to frequently visit this page for any updates.

Have you completed the HWYSA certification course already?
Great! I'd love for you to continue to get experience refereeing intramural games. Please reach out to me to continue to be considered for the schedule for the upcoming Spring 2021 season.

Curious about becoming a referee, but not ready to jump right in?
Becoming a referee, especially at a young age, can be very intimidating. Sometimes it helps to test things out before fully committing. If you're curious about becoming a referee please email Ana Wacker at [email protected] We can schedule a game shadow of one of our HWYSA referees.

Links for Coaches

IFAB Laws of the game (referees follow these laws in conjunction with the rules of competition)

IFAB considerations (questions referees ask themselves when enforcing the laws of the game, there are over 200 :)


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