How much do I get paid?

  • Instructional $15
  • Passers $20
  • Wings $25
  • Strikers $30
  • Kickers $35
  • Minors and Seniors $40

I cannot attend the Mason SAY referee training. What should I do?

If you cannot attend the Mason SAY referee training, there are 2 options for you to become qualified to referee at Mason SAY Soccer.

Take a SAY Referee Class at another area/district

  • Here is a link to some other SAY Referee classes!
  • Once you complete a SAY Referee class, request to join the Mason SAY referee assigning group at HorizonWebRef.com. Mention in the optional notes which SAY referee class you took and the name of the instructor/administrator.
    • Enter Association # 206160
    • Select user type Official
  • Once you complete a SAY Referee Class, the class instructor/administrator email masonsayrefs@gmail.com stating you have completed their SAY Referee class
  • Once you complete a SAY Referee Class, you need to email masonsayrefs@gmail.com with the following documents
    • Concussion Certificate (all referees)
    • SafeSport Certificate (only needed if 18 or older)
  • Once these steps are completed, our referee coordinator (Erin Kelley) will review everything. If everything looks good, then the referee coordinator will activate your HorizonWebRef.com account and you can begin receiving game assignments.

Below are some links to other SAY Referee Classes around us! Please contact these organizations directly for their class requirements.

Become a USSF Referee

  • Complete the USSF training at ossrc.com and follow their directions to become a referee
  • Once you complete the OSSRC requirements, request to join the Mason SAY referee assigning group at HorizonWebRef.com. Mention in the optional notes that you are a USSF certified referee
    • Enter Association # 206160
    • Select user type Official
  • Once you request an account through our HorizonWebRef.com subscription, send an email to masonsayrefs@gmail.com with the following documents
    • USSF Referee certificate (see your US Soccer Learning Center referee profile)
    • Concussion certificate
  • Once these steps are completed, our referee coordinator (Erin Kelley) will review everything. If everything looks good, then the referee coordinator will activate your HorizonWebRef.com account and you can begin receiving game assignments.

Advice for Referees

Advice for Referees

Do I need to pre-register for the referee class?

Yes! Please visit our website masonsoccer.org for instructions!

How much does the referee class cost?

The referee class is $15 and includes a printed copy of the book, sports drinks/water for referees on game days, and access to the online assignment system (Horizon Web Ref).

Do I have to provide my own transportation to and from the games?

Yes

Can I referee younger age divisions even if I am old enough to referee older divisions?

Yes, whatever division you feel comfortable refereeing

How long are the quarters for the different divisions?

  • Instructional – 8 minutes
  •  Passers – 10 minutes
  •  Wings and Strikers– 12 minutes
  •  Kickers/Minors & Seniors – 15 minutes

Anything in bold and underlined represents a Mason SAY Soccer modification!

What divisions would I be able to referee?

You have to be at least 2 years older than the division that you referee. Division placement will be determined by the referee coordinator.

How old do you have to be to referee SAY games in Mason?

You need to 10 years old by August 1st