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2018 EWSC Referee Certification Clinic


WHEN:
March 31st
8:00am - 4:30pm
April 14th 
9:00am - 5:00pm

WHERE:
Eagan Community Center
1501 Central Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121

Please visit the Minnesota State Referee site to register prior to attending the clinic.

Create your USSF account by logging on to Minnesota State Referee site. Register and follow the instructions to become a FIFA certified new referee or re-certify.


Referee Orientation Meeting - April 18th

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

• Newly certified Referees
• First and Second year referees
• Referees new to the Eagan club
• Referees who would like to upgrade this year
•All Eagan referees and parents of younger referees are also welcome to attend

AGENDA:

• Game scheduling process
• Pay scale
• Mentors
• Q&A

New Referee Training & Re-Certification


Follow the steps below to become or continue to be an EWSC soccer referee:

  • Create your USSF account by logging on to Minnesota State Referee site. Register and follow the instructions to become a FIFA certified new referee or re-certify.
  • Meet the requirements for:

- Concussion training
Background Check

  • Join the referee assignment system, most area clubs use the game officials.net including high schools:  www.GameOfficials.net

* The “SR group” EWSC’s assigning team has archived our 12-year-old system (1038) and opened a new group #1639.

FOR CURRENT USERS:
“I already have a GameOfficials Account. I want to join a new Group.”

If you already have a login with another Assigning group in GameOfficials, please follow these instructions to get setup with your new group:

  1. Login at www.gameofficials.net with your username and password
  2. Go to Personal Info > click My Assignors or Main Menu > click My Assignors
  3. On the My Assignors page, click Show for Join New Group
  4. Enter the 'Group/Assignor Number' and 'Group Access Code'
    • For Group / Assignor Number: 1639
    • For Group Access Code: 1639
  5. Click on Join Group

FOR NEW USERS:
“I am brand new to GameOfficials. I have never logged in before.”

A “New User” means you do not have an account anywhere in GameOfficials. Please follow these instructions to request a username and password to get logged into GameOfficials:

  1. Visit www.gameofficials.net
  2. Click on New Official?
  3. In the Group Number and Access Code, enter the following:
    • Group Number = 1639
    • Access Code = 1639
  4. Click Continue
  5. Enter the following information:
    • Name, First & Last
    • Email address
    • Username
    • Password
  6. Click Save (Create New Account). If an account was created successfully, you will see a popup window to confirm that you have created an account. Click OK on the popup. You will also receive a “Welcome” email from GameOfficials.
  7. Now, type in your new username and password, and click Log In
  8. After you login for the first time, check the box “I Agree with these Terms,” and click Continue.
  9. On the Users Maintenance page, enter your personal contact information, and any required text fields in Red.
  10. Click Save

2018 Winter Scrimmage Referees Needed

EWSC referees club will be supporting the DoC in game scrimmages and team coaching sessions. We have several weekend opportunities during January through March 2018.

Games assignments are through Gameofficials, games are self-assignable. If you are interested and need more information, please contact Shaji Varghese @ 612-812-8955/Shajipv@gmail.com.

Each game pays $25.00, regardless  of the age group.


Adult Referee Background Check Process


If you are over 18 years of age and officiating MYSA-sanctioned matches in Minnesota, MYSA requires that you complete a background check yearly to ensure the safety of its players. Instructions for completing this check are as follows:

  1. Go to www.mcdowellagency.com and click on the “Client Log-in” tab found at the top right.
  2. Enter user id (MYSREF) and password (MYSREF).
  3. Click on the “Request” tab found at the top of the webpage.
  4. Type full name into the “Electronic Signature” box and mark the box next to “My name entered above signifies my Electronic Signature and click on “Continue” to proceed.
  5. Court Searches (state and county), Social Security Trace, National Sex Offender Database and USA Criminal Index are pre-filled. Click on “Agree and Submit Order.”
  6. The following information is required* to complete the background check: last name, first name, current address, city, state, zip code, date of birth, social security number and gender; then click on “Continue” to proceed.
  7. Print receipt and log off.
  8. Send a $15 check made payable to MYSA, 11577 Encore Circle, Minnetonka, MN 55343 Attn: Joe Golish, OR to pay by credit card, go to http://www.mnyouthsoccer.org/page/show/669056-mysa-background-checks‚Äč and click on the register button towards the bottom of the page.

Pay scale

Referee Payscale

W9 Required for Referee Payments

Please send in your W9 to: 

EAA
P.O.Box 211202
Eagan, MN 55121

 


SHAJI VARGHESE

SHAJI VARGHESE

Director of Referees

Phone: 612-812-8955

Referee Mentors

• John Beecher
• John Bunker
• Marilyn Porter
• Peter Renneberg
• Shaji Varghese
• Ted Cahil