Referees

MLCFC | 2018 Season

 

Become a House League Referee

First and foremost please register with our club so that we know you are interested in reffing for us.

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The Ontario Soccer Association offers two courses to those looking to become registered referees in Ontario: Small Sided Referee clinics and Entry Level Referee clinics. Referee courses are usually offered in the spring before the start of the outdoor season.

Find a referee course – Ref Centre Course Management   (use District = ECOSA)

Small Sided Game Course*

The Small Sided Game Course is for those who would like to become an accredited referee on 7 v 7 games. By taking the course a referee is automatically registered for the current season with the OSA and does not have to register again until the following year. Course accreditation is valid permanently, no re-accreditation on Small Sided Game (7 v 7) is required.

The Small Sided Course is based on the Laws of the Small Sided Game.

2018 Course Dates:
  • March 18
  • March 24
  • April 21
  • May 12
  • June 2

You must register through the Ref Centre Course Management website.

*Must be 12 years of age (or older) as of March 31 to enroll in this course.

Entry Level Course**

The Entry Level Referee Clinic is for those who would like to become an accredited referee on 9 v 9 and 11 v 11 games. By taking the clinic a referee is automatically registered for the current season with the OSA and does not have to register again until the following year.

2018 Course Dates:
  • April 7
  • April 28
  • May 5

You must register through the Ref Centre Course Management website.

**Must be 14 years of age (or older) as of March 31 to enroll in this course.

Returning Ref’s

Please pre-register CLICK HERE

The refs are required to attend one refresher clinic and complete the online exam.  

2018 Refresher Clinic Dates: ECOSA 2018 Pre-Season Education

They are also required to do an online exam. This can be found on Ref Centre.

There is no cost or pre-registration required to attend the refresher clinic.  You just need to bring a pen/pencil and your law book.

Maple Leaf House League Rules

YearAge group# of Players on the field per teamGoalkeeperThrow-ins from sidelines (1)Move opposing team back at goalkicks (2)Incidental Handball called (3)Off-side called
2015/2014(size 3 ball)U44NoNoNoNoNo
2003/2012(size 3 ball)U65YesNoYesNoNo
20011/2010(size 4 ball)U85YesNoYesNoNo
2009/2008(size 4 ball)U107YesNoYes YesNo
2007/2006(size 4 ball)U129YesYesYesYesYes
2000-2005(size 5 ball) Teen11YesYesYesYesYes

(1): in U12+ if a player does not throw properly, they should be allowed to retake.  If an improper throw is made on the 2d attempt, ball is turned over to the opposing team

(2): in U6, U8, U10 and U12 opposing team should be moved back mid-way between goal line and center line (retreat rule)

(3): in U4, U6, and U8 incidental handball should not be called

Contact Information

Tracy Richie referees@mlcfc.com

Forms

Caution Form
Dismiss Form
Special Incident Form

Lighting Policy

We follow Ontario Soccer’s Lightning Policy: www.ontariosoccer.net/referee/severe-weather

2018 Referee Fees

Maple Leafe House League (paid twice a season)

Game Leaders (regardless of age ref)$20/game
U6 - Teen (Certified Refs)$25/game
Field Marshall$50/night