This week’s grassroots educational video is all about the build out line!
Welcome to the first in a series of instructional videos intended to help improve the referees of Western Pennsylvania. Each Friday we will publish a grassroots and advanced topic! This is an introduction and explanation of the series.
The following referees have been accepted to work the Week 1 of the Open Tournament. Schedules have been mailed. Please make sure you accept the assignments once received. Amado MarcAmado PaulBalance JohnBekavac AndreBerdar MattBerdar JohnBeshero RobinBombalski TaylorCaterino DonConn ZackCoombs DianeCoombs EricDanylo SteveDiPaolo TonyDowning JoeDuda AllenDunlap SadieFerence SamFinneganFluharty TyGarlitz PaulGodfrey AshleyGraul MaxwellHayes PhilHerrle AbbyHuffman AlisonJennings ScotJones
2021 Recertification is now open on Game Officials. Here are a couple of reminders: if you have certified in 2020, USSF has waived all fees for recertification in 2021 and you will not have to pay for recertification in 2021. If your clearances or Safe Sport Training expire in 2020, they must be renewed for
As always, the referee’s priority is to ensure a safe match. UPDATED 9/14/2020 Referees should not feel pressured to accept an assignment if they feel at risk. Referees choosing not to officiate will not face negative consequences. Referees must follow county/state/federal health protocols and guidelines as well as PAW Covid protocols which are available here.
Because of the ongoing situation with the Covid-19 virus and hopefully the start of the Spring season approaching soon, the SRC has decided to forego the 2 hr in-person clinic requirements for 2020 recertification cycle. In doing so, this will allow us to process your registration with USSF in a timely fashion as long as
With the increasing number of cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) being reported across the country, the WPA State Referee Committee leadership have determined that it is in our collective best interest to postpone all further recertification clinics and Grassroots entry-level classes until further notice. This also includes the Advanced Clinic and fitness test at the
Last Saturday February 15th the Western Pennsylvania Referees Luncheon was held. The following referees were recognized for their service: Youth Referee of the Year Ducan Caltagarone – Harmar Soccer Ashley Godfrey – Burgettstown Soccer Cameron Ailes – Seneca Valley Soccer Jaclyn Valentas – Seneca Valley Soccer Adult Referee of the Year Brad Newmann 2019 Hall
The following has been received from the US Soccer Referee Department. SafeSport We have received reports of users encountering issues loading SafeSport. According to the SafeSport technical support staff, they’ll need to completely clear the cookies/cache of the web browser, quit the web browser, then reopen and try again. This issue is based on a deployment