SPRING 2020 REFEREE CERTIFICATION CLASS SCHEDULE:

August  31st and September 1st, 6:30 pm- 8:45 pm
and Saturday, September 3rd, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

The Star of Bethlehem Church, 1355 Jonestown Road, Winston-Salem

RETURNING REFEREES NEED TO ONLY ATTEND THE SEPTEMBER 1 & SEPTEMBER 3 SESSIONS!!

HOW DO I BECOME A REFEREE?

All applicants are required to become certified.  The Certification process is a 12-hour course and ALL classes must be attended. All returning and new referees must attend the certification. Please make sure to email Karen at WSOptimist@att.net to reserve your spot for the class.

Location of the certification will be at The Star of Bethlehem Church on Jonestown Road.

YAY!!  I’M CERTIFIED!!  HOW WILL I RECEIVE GAME ASSIGNMENTS?

All referees are required to have a current email address in order to be assigned to games. We ask that all referees communicate with our referee coordinator via email and manage their accounts on their own. Each referee will be required to set up an account in the Arbiter. This also requires a current picture. Details and information will be given to each referee upon completion of certification.

NOW THAT I HAVE REF’D A GAME, WHEN WILL I GET PAID?

Payroll for ALL referees will be processed twice during the regular season.  After Week 4 and after Week 8 of the regularly scheduled games.  All referees are required to complete a W9 and I9 form to receive their paycheck.  You can click on the links below to download your forms or email Karen.

PLEASE EITHER COMPLETE FORMS AND SCAN/EMAIL.

MAIL TO OPTIMIST YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE, ATTN:  KAREN, 3051-B TRENWEST DRIVE, WINSTON-SALEM, NC  27103.

NOTE:  YOUR CHECKS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL BOTH THE I9 FORM AND W9 FORMS ARE RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICE.  IF YOU NEED CONFIRMATION THAT WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR FORMS, PLEASE CONTACT KAREN