Guidelines

Referee Guidelines 2018-2019

To All Game Officials in the Upper Island for the 2017/2018 season

The following is important information that must be followed for all games.

If you have any questions, please contact your club referee scheduler.

All game durations are available on the UISA website – uisa.ca  –on the “Referee Documents” page under the Referee menu, and on the bottom of the home page.

For All VIPL GAMES

Handshakes for VIPL games will take place prior to the start of the game. Teams may cheer at the end but handshakes will not have to be redone.

For all VIPL games, the three-part VIPL game sheet must be used, filled out completely (including all discipline) at the end of the game, and handed back to the teams.  Refs must keep the white copy of the game sheet through to the end of the season, in case it is needed for any discipline or other issues arising from the game.

Online game reports should be filled out for every game using the online form available on the BC Soccer Discipline System found under the BC Soccer website’s Referee menu. Log in as directed with your RefCentre username and password, then fill out your report.  League Title = VIPL.  Home Team = Riptide or Storm.  Home Club also = Riptide or Storm.  You do not need to name goal scorers, just report the final score.  All discipline must also be documented on the online form.

DO NOT TAKE ID CARDS FOR ANY SEND OFFS PLEASE

There is a place to note on Discipline report if card was or was not taken.

ID Cards – As per BC Soccer and VIPL rules, all 11-aside rostered and permitted players and team officials must have ID cards by October 1 of the current season. Non-conforming players/team officials may still participate, but may be subject to sanctions.

Team Officials – As per BC Soccer rules, each team may have only five (5) officials on their roster AND on the bench for all League and Cup games, and one of them must be the same gender as the players.

FOR ALL UISA LEAGUE GAMES

For All UISA league games, the 3 part UISA game sheet must be used, filled out completely (including all discipline) at the end of the game, and handed back to the teams.  Refs must keep the white copy of the game sheet through to the end of the season, in case it is needed for any discipline or other issues arising from the game.

Online game reports should be filled out for every game using the online form available on the BC Soccer Discipline System, found under the BC Soccer website’s Referee menu.  Log in as directed with your RefCentre username and password, then fill out your report.  League Title = District League.  You do not need to name goal scorers, just report the final score.  All discipline must also be documented on the online form.

Note – for other youth leagues or games played in the Upper Island any discipline must be entered on the BCSA website as well, with the League Title = District League

DO NOT TAKE ID CARDS FOR ANY SEND OFFS PLEASE

There is a place to note on Discipline report if card was or was not taken

ID Cards – As per BC Soccer and UISA league rules, all 11-aside rostered and permitted players and team officials must have ID cards by October 1 of the current season. Non-conforming players/team officials may still participate in league games, but may be subject to sanctions.

Super8 Games8-aside games will use game sheets this year, which must be filled out and handed back to teams as for 11-aside, with refs keeping the white copy through to the end of the season.  However, Super8 teams will not require ID cards or player ID numbers.  Refs will confirm rosters (player and coaches) before the start of the match by reading out the list of names on the game sheet.

Team Officials – As per BC Soccer rules, each team may only have five (5) officials on their roster AND on the bench for all League and Cup games, and one of them must be the same gender as the players.

 

Questions? – contact the UISA Head of Discipline:

Kevin Cowie

Email:  chair@uisa.ca