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Area 11L Referee Information

AYSO Area 11L Referee Information (Fall 2012)

REFEREE GAME SIGN UPS

  • May be accessed through Area 11L’s website: www.ayso11l.org
  • We are once again using SchedulesEtc. Since this is a new season, you will need to sign in as a new or first time user. The system will prompt you to choose a user name and password.
  • Once you access the game schedule, you may sign up for U14-U19 and Extra matches in any region.
  • Area 11L is hosting U12 games for 4 regions (41,889,1422 & 1455)
  • Please be advised the Area referee staff reserves the right to remove scheduled referees in the event that a game is needed for assessment or mentoring purposes, or for any other reason the Area Referee Staff deems appropriate.
  • All EXTRA matches this season on the Area schedule will have the word “Extra” after the coaches’ names to help identify that match as an EXTRA match.

MATCH REQUIREMENTS

  • Ranking process: Each region has supplied Area 11L with a vetted referee list and ranks their referees for Max Boy, Max Girl and Max AR comfort levels.
  • In addition the Area requires minimum badge levels for referee (center):
    • o B14 & G16 requires Intermediate or above.
    • o B16 and U19 requires Advanced or National.
  • Referees wanting to cover Area Playoff matches must have covered at least 5 matches during the regular fall season at either the Region or Area level.

MATCH CANCELLATIONS

  • Any referee that is unable to keep their scheduled assignment should advise the Area Referee Scheduler as soon as possible so that he/she may be removed from the schedule and the game may be made available to other referees.
  • Area 11L strives to deliver a high quality soccer experience to our membership. To that end, we require certified refs, as described above, to cover our games. Games will be canceled if a certified Referee has not signed up for the Referee (Center) position as follows:
    • Saturday match: 9:00PM on the preceding Thursday
    • Sunday match: 9:00PM on the preceding Friday
    • Referees may not sign up for their own child’s matches.

TEAM CHECK IN (BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 8)

AREA 11L PLAY (U12/U14/U16/U19)

  • Coaches are required to have identification cards – no Coach ID = No game.
  • There is no player card requirement.
  • Pre-Printed eAYSO roster is required.
    • No hand written player names allowed.
    • Only jersey numbers may be hand entered.
  • Pre-Printed eAYSO lineup cards –
    • No hand written player names allowed.
    • Only jersey numbers may be hand entered.

EXTRA LEVEL MATCHES (U9-U14)

  • Coaches shall wear ID cards visibly on their person during pre-game check in and for the duration of all games.
  • Player cards ARE required.
    • Extra Guidelines 7(A): Player ID cards shall bear the name, AYSO ID number, a recent photo and the signature of the Regional Commissioner
  • Pre-Printed eAYSO roster is required.
    • No hand written player names allowed.
    • Only jersey numbers may be hand entered.
  • Pre-Printed eAYSO lineup cards are NOT required.
    • No hand written player names allowed.

FIELD AND GOAL SAFETY

  • ALL GOALS must be anchored / weighted down or NO game.
  • Any match abandoned due to goals not anchored/weighted is to be reported via the Misconduct Report.

MISCONDUCT REPORTING

  • Please obtain names of assistant referees who worked the match with you.
  • Complete report as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours after match.
  • Misconduct reporting system is accessible through Area 11L website.
  • Please contact your RRA if you have questions about misconduct reporting system
  • Remember many teams have Saturday and Sunday matches. Delays in submitting misconduct reports may result in players unnecessarily missing additional practices and/or games.

History Of AYSO

The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) was established in the Los Angeles area in 1964 with nine teams. It was the dream of a group of devoted soccer enthusiasts who started the organization in a garage. Today, AYSO has more than 50,000 teams and more than 650,000 players.