Essex County Youth Soccer Association

Referee Home

 Welcome to the web page with information for current and prospective ECYSA referees! Check back to this page frequently for updated information. If you have suggestions for additions to the site, please let us know!

Latest News

All remaining New Referee Orientation Meetings (NROs) for the Fall 2020 season have been cancelled.
         Due to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of the fall soccer travel season by ECYSA, the remaining NROs will not be held. Fingers crossed for next spring!

IMPORTANT - New Policy for Game Reporting Being Introduced this Fall for ALL ECYSA Referees!!
         As previously announced prior to the start of the spring season, ECYSA is REQUIRING that you enter your game reports no later than 9:00 PM of the day after your assignment, whether the game was played to completion or abandoned. Failure to do so will result in a $5 deduction from your pay for that game.

Volunteers wanted for a Referee Fitness Study
The goal of the study is to help referees of all ages to have the proper level of fitness to be able to officiate at the level of their choosing. More information on the study can be found on our Referee Fitness page.

General Information For Referees

  • Need help using the web site to grab games, check your schedule, update your availability, or submitting game reports? Then check out our Technology Tips page.
  • Physical fitness is an important element of being an effective referee. The Referee Fitness page contains resources to help you prepare your body for the soccer season.

For Referees New to ECYSA

New Referee Orientation Meetings - If you have never refereed any ECYSA games, you must attend one these meetings! Click on the link to find out when and where.

After being canceled last spring, these meetings are back on for the fall! Social distancing and mask wearing will be in force for everyone's protection.

Interested in Joining ECYSA's Referee Team?

For information on becoming a referee, click on one of the following links:


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