SOCA - Soccer Organization of Charlottesville-Albemarle

Referees


SOCA REFEREE ASSIGNMENT SITE (click here)



IMPORTANT SOCA REFEREE DOCUMENTS (click on links below to download)

SOCA Youth Recreation Program Rules of Play

SOCA Youth Challenge Program Rules of Play

SOCA Youth Skyline Club Soccer League (SCSL) Travel Program Rules of Play

SOCA Youth VCCL Travel Program Rules of Play

Adult Captains Handbook

Referee Training Schedule

Support the game of soccer by becoming a referee.  This is a rewarding way to participate and assist others to play this great game.  Opportunities are available for referees beginning at age 12.  The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) establishes the Grade standards for soccer referees in the USA.  The two referee entry Grades which SOCA sponsors trainings for are Grade 9 (for Rec, Challenge and Assistant Referee only for up to U-14 travel) and Grade 8 (for Rec, Challenge, Travel and Adult Leagues).  These do not relate to school grades.  To referee matches for SOCA you must successfully complete the training to become certified as Grade 8 or Grade 9.

The State Referee Program is presently installing a new registration system which is scheduled to go live during the last week of July of 2014.  Even though new referees cannot currently register, we have scheduled the following new referee clinics:  (Until teh new registration system opens, if you wish to attend one of these clinics, please send an e-mail to lecky.stone@SOCAspot.org)

USSF GRADE 8 NEW REFEREE Certification class (17 HOURS)

Dates:              Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. AND

                        Sunday, August 3, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (must attend BOTH)

Cost:                $65.00 (register as new Grade 8 referee at www.vadcsoccerref.com)

Location:         Soccer Organization Charlottesville Area (SOCA)

            1685 Polo Grounds Road

                        Charlottesville, Virginia  22911

Lead Instructor:          Lecky Stone

Contact:          Lecky Stone (434) 962-0115; leckystone@comcast.net

 

 

USSF GRADE 8 NEW REFEREE Certification class (17 HOURS)

Dates:              Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. AND

                        Sunday, August 10, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (must attend BOTH)

Cost:                $65.00 (register as new Grade 8 referee at www.vadcsoccerref.com)

Location:         Wilson Memorial High School

            189 Hornet Road

                        Fishersville, Virginia  22939

Lead Instructor:          Lecky Stone

Contact:          Lecky Stone (434) 962-0115; leckystone@comcast.net

 

 

USSF GRADE 9 NEW REFEREE Certification class (9 HOURS)

Dates:              Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. AND

Cost:                $65.00 (register as new Grade 9 referee at www.vadcsoccerref.com)

Location:         Soccer Organization Charlottesville Area (SOCA)

            1685 Polo Grounds Road

                        Charlottesville, Virginia  22911

Lead Instructor:          Lecky Stone

Contact:          Lecky Stone (434) 962-0115; leckystone@comcast.net

 

To see all classes around the state, go to www.vadcsoccerref.com and click on "CLINIC LISTING (VIEW ONLY)" on the upper left side.  Again, that database will not be open until late July.

All USSF Referees are required to re-certify annually before they are allowed to referee.

FOR ALL CLINICS:  The cost is $65.00.  Go to www.vadcsoccerref.com and follow the registration process for a new referee and to select a clinic to attend.  Registration is required before new referees can be fully certified.

For additional information please e-mail Lecky Stone (Referee Assignor for matches hosted by SOCA) at lecky.stone@SOCAspot.org.