General Referee Helps

General Referee Helps

Register to Become a Referee

Come join our group of referees as we aspire to be the best our teams can find! 

Our next Entry Level Clinic will occur on Saturday, February 22 from 8a-7p (8:00am - 2:00pm Classroom; 3:00pm - 7:00pm Field Training. Often done earlier than 7p). Place: OTC Class in Lincoln Hall, Room 211. Cost: $90. 

To registration, follow these directions...

  • Go to THIS WEBPAGE
  • Click "30618" for Springfield clinic (If you cannot attend ours, but can attend another one in the state, they all are the same material!)
  • Click "To register for this course, please Click Here"
  • Create a USSF account
  • If you have registered before, click top option. Otherwise, click "I have NEVER BEEN registered"
  • Click check box & Continue
  • Create an account & follow prompts for payment & to finish registration. 

2020 Registration

For returning referees that DO NOT have their 2020 Registration complete & have their 2020 badge!!!

Two clinics remaining...

  • January 18 from 9a-Noon.
  • February 13 from 6-9p.

Both clinics are at OTC Norman K Meyers building, room 102.

Register for them at gameofficials.net > Group 1516 > Courses > Referee

Winter Development Series

You Be the Referee!

How well can you do on these handling clips???

Register for the Outdoor Tournament

Referee Documents

2019-2020 Laws of the Game

2019 LCS Referee Cheat Sheet

2019 LCS Full Rules of Competition

W-9 (Fill out once & send to bookkeeping@lakecountrysoccer.org)

LCS Direct Deposit

LCS 2019 Fall Pay Scale

League Pay

Referee

AR

U7/8

$17

N/A

U9/10

$23

$15

U11/12

$28

$17

U13/14

$34

$22

U15/16

$38

$25

Middle School

$34

$22

U17-19

$47

$31

League Bonus Pay:

  • One game on a field for that night: $5 bonus/Game.
  • Attend 2 of 3 Summer Development Series: $1 Bonus/Game.
  • Grade 7: $2 Bonus/Game
  • Grade 6: $5 Bonus/Game
  • Game Officials Helps

Tournament Pay

Referee

AR

U9/10

$23

$15

U11/12

$28

$17

U13/14

$34

$22

U15/16

$38

$25

U17-19

$47

$31

Tournament Bonus Pay:

  • Attend 2 of 3 Summer Development Series: $1 Bonus/Game.
  • Grade 7: $2 Bonus/Game
  • Grade 6: $5 Bonus/Game
  • Besides U9/10, tournament games are 5 minutes shorter each half. 

Game Officials Help

We use www.gameofficials.net to assign league and tournaments at Lake Country. Please email Jeff Kollmeyer if you need help with your log in credentials. 

Below are tutorials to help you make the most of Game Officials. Click the list button on top left corner to see the list of tutorials to find the one that will help you the most. 

US Soccer Referee Program Playlist

US Soccer Referee Program has a YouTube Playlist. Sharpen your skills by watching these videos...

More Referee Education Resources

Assistant Referee Week in Review. A quick look at plays the AR's were involved in during MLS competition.

Need More Equipment? 

The official jersey partner of USSF is Official Sports International. Head to their website to order new equipment for the upcoming season!