Referee Authority:

Each game is run by a referee. The referee decides weather or not a play was legal or not. They are required to enforce the Laws of the Game and are the final authority on the field.

Referee Responsibility:

*Enforce the Laws of the Game
*Controls the game in co-operation with the AR's
*Ensures that the ball meets the requirements of Law 2
*Ensures that the players equipment meets the requirements of Law 4
*Keeps time of the game and the score
*Stops, suspends or terminates the match because of outside interference of any kind
*Stops the game if any player gets seriously injured or is endangered while down and makes sure he/she is removed from the field
*Allows the game to play on unless the ball goes out or to remove an injured player
*Any player bleeding from a wound leaves the field and may only return when receiving okay from the referee, who must be satisfied that the bleeding has stopped
*Takes action against team officials who fail to conduct themselves in a responsible manner and may at his discretion, expel them from the field of play and its immediate surrounds
*Acts on advice of assistant referees regarding incidents which he has not seen
*Makes sure that no unauthorized person enters the field of play
*Restarts the match after it had been stopped
Referees are not held liable for: any kind of injury suffered by a player, official / spectator or any damage to property of any kind.
If you have any questions regarding referees, you can email the Director of Competition Emily Hale
Please remember that most of our referees are children, if you have an issue or a complaint - we ask that you refrain from arguing with the referee and instead, contact the Director of Competition.
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