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Mohawk Valley
Soccer Referee Association

Next Meeting(s):

General Membership:

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: TBD
  • All Members
  • Prospective Referees
  • Business Meeting
Hot Info:

How to Become a US Soccer Referee

Guidance for becoming a US Soccer Referee is provided on the web site of our regional organization, Eastern New York Soccer Referee Association. If you might like to become a soccer referee or know someone who would, please follow the information at this link:

Eastern New York's "Become a US Soccer Referee"

New Soccer Referee Classes for 2023

Click the image below to see a full size view of the announcement.

So you don't have to type the link printed on the announcement, just click here:

Local Dues Payment for This Year

You are encouraged to pay your local MVSRA dues on-line here using PayPal or a credit card. Click the link here and a new window will open that explains the process to pay your dues:

ENY Registration

Registration for the year is on-line at the ENYSRA Site. On that page you'll find detailed instructions.

Remember to also pay your Local Dues as outlined above.


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Sunday, March 5, 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 16, 6:00 PM CANCELED
Sunday, May 7, 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 15, 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 13, 6:00 PM
Thursday, November 16, 6:00 PM (Election of Officers)
Thursday, March 3, 6:00 PM
Thursday, April 7, 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 5, 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 9, 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 7, 6:00 PM
Thursday, August 4, 6:00 PM – Canceled
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 PM
Enter Your

IMPORTANT: Dues must be paid to be eligible for games.


For the outdoor season, our Assignor needs your availability for weekends, as well as weekday evenings. You may simply block all day when you are not available on a weekday evening. While you may indicate nonavailability as far in the future as known, please be sure that your calendar is always up-to-date for the next two weeks.

Uniforms and
Referee Gear:

Final Decision

Official Sports International (probably the most popular)

Score Soccer

Referee Store

Game Reports

and other

Useful Forms:

Pre-Game Conference

Game Reporting Procedures for MVSRA Referees --

  • For all games:
    — USSF Guidance for Game Report Writing PDF version
    All Game Reports are due within 48 hours after the game.
    — Place the following information in the body of all game report Emails:
          ♦ Game Number
          ♦ Game Date
          ♦ Number of Cautions
          ♦ Number of Send-offs
          ♦ Number of Dismissals
          ♦ Other Issues
  • Supplemental Reports.
    If you include a Supplemental Report, mark your email as "High Importance" or "Priority".
    A Supplemental Report is required for any of the following incidents:
         — Send Off
         — Team Official (coach, assistant coach, manager, etc.) Dismissal
         — Injury
         — Spectator Interference
         — Any Other Incident requiring an explanation or a drawing
  • Click for the PDF:   Ref Assault Procedure thumbnail

  • CNYSSL Score Card

    MVSRA Expense and Service Voucher


    The Thruway League

    NYW Champions Conference

    Development Player League (DPL)

    Elevate CNY Sports Complex

         — AYSO U on-line learning resources
         — AYSO Section 3
         — AYSO National Rules & Regulations

    Special Links:

    Laws of the Game:
    Current LOTG are available from the IFAB web site — Laws of the Game (LOTG). Not only will you find the new LOTG, but the "Presentation of all changes to the Laws and clarifications" includes video examples. Check it out!

    Referee Library. This library at has current copies of many other resources you may need, including:

    Match Reporting:
    • USSF Referee Report
    • USSF Supplemental Referee Report
    • USSF 4th Official Game Log
    • Kicks From The Penalty Mark - Score Sheets
    Other Documents related to the Laws of the Game:
    • Advice to Referees
    • Guide to Procedures
    • 7+7 Cautionable and Sending Off Offenses
    • Offside Made Easy
    • Information For New Referees
    • USSF Referee Assault/Abuse Policy
    • "The Rectangle" - new USSF alternative to "Diagonal System"
    USSF Directives:
    • 100% Misconduct
    • Assistant Referee Involvement
    • Contact Above the Shoulder
    • Dissent
    • Free Kick and Restart Management
    • Game Disrepute and Mass Confrontation
    • Game Management Model-Flow Risk Taking Game Control
    • Handling the Ball
    • Injury Management
    • Managing the Technical Area
    and Much More

    Test Your Knowledge of the Game. has over 40 timed quizzes with references to the answers in LOTG, ATR, GTP, INT, etc.

    Law 14 Checklist for Kicks from the Penalty Mark. This checklist of responsibilities, guidelines, and procedures is provided as a useful single source of guidance for referees who need to conduct the process of Kicks from the Penalty Mark. Kicks from the Penalty Mark scorecard

    4th Official Procedures — Managing the Technical Area.

    Game Management for Referees - What's a ref supposed to do: A USSF handbook on how to apply the LOTG

    Code of Ethics for Referees and USSF Referee Code of Ethics training

    Physical Fitness Test


    Eastern New York Soccer Referees

    Eastern New York Soccer Referee Assault Procedure NEW!!

    US Adult Soccer Association

    USSF (US Soccer) New and Improved!


    Click for Utica, NY Forecast

    President –  Kit Hutchinson
    Vice President –  Mike Popowski
    Secretary – 
    Treasurer –  Bjorn Solli
    Assignor –  Kevin Waters

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    Mohawk Valley Soccer Referee Association (MVSRA)