Phone: (303) 694-6882 • Fax: (303) 694-4803• 8200 S. Akron St. Suite 122 Centennial, CO 80112 • Hours: Tues-Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM realcares@realcolorado.net

Referees

Are you a currently certified US Soccer Referee?  Want to work games at home fields for REAL Colorado? 

 

  • Playthewhistle.com, USSF Assignors Kim Park & Denise Duran are the Assignors for REAL competitive, and recreational league games, ECNL, and tournaments.
  • GameOfficials.net is the web based assignment system used by PTW.
  • Need to be added to the PTW Assignor Group in GameOfficials.net? Contact PTW
  • New Referee? Need to be set up in GameOfficials.net? Contact PTW

www.playthewhistle.com Kim Park – kimpark@playthewhistle.com 303-550-6703 Denise Duran – deniseduran@playthewhistle.com 303-550-5282 We look forward to getting you out on the fields Become a US Soccer Certified Referee! Every season there are more teams, new leagues and more games scheduled; and Colorado needs more referees who are serious about the game and want a great job! Please fill out the Referee Certification Quiz. Referees of all ages are welcome; however adults and those age 14 and older are strongly encouraged to take the course. Be a part of making soccer programs a success.  Refereeing can lead to exciting opportunities if you take the job seriously, and have a desire to succeed and advance! Need some more convincing?

  • Meet and work with great people!
  • Great job for those looking to make some money!
  • A job that you can coordinate with your own soccer schedule!
  • Are you one of those tough critics on game day? Get certified, understand the Laws of the Game and help the program by sharing your knowledge with other for the benefit of soccer!
  • Provide the players a safe, fun, level playing field.
  • Traveling to the fields to watch your children play – work a game before or after and get paid, track your mileage, it’s a tax deduction as an Independent Contractor!
  • United States Soccer Federation certified referees and can work events across the U.S.  Traveling with your child’s team? You can apply to work games at tournaments across the country, opportunities are numerous!
  • US Soccer Referee certification is transferrable if you find yourself relocating to another state.
  • See the referees working MLS games, International games? Have a desire to take your referee career to the highest level?  Everyone starts as an entry level grade 8 referee – start now on reaching those goals!

Everyone hears about the negative, the “horror” stories about being a referee.  Those situations are really few and far between.  The number of games that are played and enjoyed by teams, coaches, players and REFEREES every week are great in number.  Refereeing is a challenging yet very rewarding job, and is a major part of the success of soccer programs!  There is a game and level for everyone, get certified and help the youngest players enjoy their weekend fun, or work to take your refereeing career to the highest level.  More referees are needed out on the fields!

Every game needs a referee….otherwise it’s just a scrimmage!

The process: To become US Soccer certified in Colorado is easier, and more intuitive then ever!  The course is now offered to you with an online component and just 8 hours total of class/field training! Participants register online, complete the online modules & testing prior to the class session for the course you register for via the GameOfficials.net Registration & Learning Management system. The Course: The US Soccer Grade 8 Course – this is an entry-level certification that will allow you to work appropriate level recreational, competitive, youth and adult league games, tournaments, indoor, and other special events as the center referee and as an assistant referee. Course Calendar: The current list of courses offered can be found at https://coreferees.gameofficials.net/public/class/classSearch.cfm (copy & paste to your browser) or visit www.coreferees.org, and click on the Clinics/Events tab. Referee Courses Click Here to sign up for Referee Certification Courses Listed as Entry Level Grade 8 – 1 Day or Entry Level Grade 8 – 2 Day.  Click the blue hyperlinks to expand and view the dates and locations of the courses EXAMPLE Referees-500x299 EXAMPLEReferees-2-500x269 Click the Blue Course numbers for the specifics, and to find the Click Here to register link. EXAMPLE Referees-3-500x281 When you find a course that fits your schedule use the Click Here to register and follow the on screen prompts. WRITE DOWN YOUR USERNAME & PASSWORD THAT YOU CREATE!  You will need this to log in to complete your online training, and it will be important after completion of the course so that you can log in to your account and provide referee availability and receive game assignments.  GameOfficials.net will be a frequently visited system from becoming a referee and throughout your career! Questions on becoming a referee?  We can help! www.playthewhistle.com Denise Duran deniseduran@playthewhistle.com Kim Park kimpark@playthewhistle.com Lela Marcin lelamarcin@playthewhistle.com

April  2017
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Events on April 1, 2017
  • Cubbies Program Begins
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 2, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: Cubbies will start April 1 through May 6.
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Events on April 3, 2017
  • Coach Clinic - Age Appr. Act. Part 3 - U5/U6
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 3, 2017 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S Quebec St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130, USA
    Description: 9v9 Turf Fields - The new turf fields have lights and are located on the north/east side of the park where the old golf range used to be.

    Please note that each clinic is unique and geared towards the age groups listed. Coaches are encouraged to attend a minimum of one clinic per season.

    Contact: theresae@realcolorado.net
  • Coach Clinic - Small Sided Games - U9 and Older
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: April 3, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S Quebec St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130, USA
    Description: 9v9 Turf Fields - The new turf fields have lights and are located on the north/east side of the park where the old golf range used to be.

    Please note that each clinic is unique and geared towards the age groups listed. Coaches are encouraged to attend a minimum of one clinic per season.

    Contact: theresae@realcolorado.net
  • Coach Clinic - Best Practices - U7/U8
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: April 3, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S Quebec St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130, USA
    Description: 9v9 Turf Fields - The new turf fields have lights and are located on the north/east side of the park where the old golf range used to be.

    Please note that each clinic is unique and geared towards the age groups listed. Coaches are encouraged to attend a minimum of one clinic per season.

    Contact: theresae@realcolorado.net
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Events on April 4, 2017
  • Real Board Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: April 4, 2017 - 9:00 pm
    Location: 8301 E Prentice Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, USA
    Description: Real Colorado is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization functioning under the auspices of Colorado Youth Soccer and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are elected by the membership. The Real Colorado Board of Directors meet on the first Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm at the Real Colorado Soccer Office.
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Events on April 7, 2017
  • JA/DC Camp - Goalkeeping
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: April 7, 2017 - 6:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    DC- Is for our Recreational Goalkepers to get the basic of being a goalkeeper

    JA- Just some more reps on diving and handing

    Contact: Miguel Rosales
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2005-2008 Developmental Center
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 7, 2017 - 6:30 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2009 Developmental Center
    Starts: 6:45 pm
    Ends: April 7, 2017 - 7:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
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Events on April 11, 2017
  • Jared Spires (Real) Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: April 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm
    Location: 8200 S. Akron St. Suite 122 Centennial, CO 80112
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Events on April 14, 2017
  • JA/DC Camp - Goalkeeping
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: April 14, 2017 - 6:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    DC- Is for our Recreational Goalkepers to get the basic of being a goalkeeper

    JA- Just some more reps on diving and handing

    Contact: Miguel Rosales
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2005-2008 Developmental Center
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 14, 2017 - 6:30 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2009 Developmental Center
    Starts: 6:45 pm
    Ends: April 14, 2017 - 7:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
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Events on April 21, 2017
  • JA/DC Camp - Goalkeeping
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: April 21, 2017 - 6:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    DC- Is for our Recreational Goalkepers to get the basic of being a goalkeeper

    JA- Just some more reps on diving and handing

    Contact: Miguel Rosales
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2005-2008 Developmental Center
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
  • 2009 Developmental Center
    Starts: 6:45 pm
    Ends: April 21, 2017 - 7:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    Developmental Center is a dynamic skills environment that is beneficial for beginners and advanced players looking to improve all areas of their game. The focus of each session uses small sided game scenarios to work on the fundamentals of soccer. DC is an individual registration for players.

    Contact: Skye Dregalla
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
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Events on April 23, 2017
  • HS Girls Kickarounds
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: April 23, 2017 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Red Stone Park
    Description: Real will be hosting HS girls kickarounds to help with team placement for the fall 2017 season.
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - 2001 girls
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm - 2002 and 00/99 girls
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Events on April 28, 2017
  • JA/DC Camp - Goalkeeping
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: April 28, 2017 - 6:45 pm
    Description: $100.00

    DC- Is for our Recreational Goalkepers to get the basic of being a goalkeeper

    JA- Just some more reps on diving and handing

    Contact: Miguel Rosales
    http://realcolorado.net/camps/
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