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About SRA

Steven Mauricio is the State Referee Administrator

Refs: In the right spot, at the right time

By Randy VogtI have seen many soccer games when the referee made an important call — sometimes correctly, sometimes incorrectly — and loud dissent followed since the ref was 40 yards away from the play. Just as with phones, long-distance … Continue reading

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IFAB puts offside and GLT on the agenda

Amongst the items on the agenda, the IFAB will discuss a clarification to the interpretation of Law 11 – Offside, following proposals developed by FIFA’s Refereeing department and the IFAB technical sub-committee. The technical sub-committee is comprised of the respective … Continue reading

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SRC on site

Members of the State Referee Committee will be present at The Crowne Plaza in Warwick on February 9, 2013 beginning at 8:00 am. Any referee or coordinator with questions regarding registration for 2013 are welcome to attend. Referee badges for … Continue reading

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You can now follow the RI State Referee Committee @RIReferees for the latest information on clinics and referee news

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SRC on site

Members of the State Referee Committee will be present at Smithfield High School on January 29, 2013 beginning at 5:30 pm. Any referee or coordinator with questions regarding registration for 2013 are welcome to attend. Referee badges for 2013 will … Continue reading

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Girls vs. Boys: Should they be refereed differently?

By Randy Vogt A decade ago at the Long Island Junior Soccer League Convention, there were two panel discussions on whether there are any differences between girls and boys in youth sports. Successful youth soccer coaches spoke about the profound … Continue reading

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Using Psychology In Soccer Officiating

Psychology – “The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.” By Don Dennison, NISOA National Clinician, Maryland Using Psychology In Soccer Officiating I am sure that there was a time in the distant past when all that a referee needed was … Continue reading

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Procedure for Reporting Assault and Abuse

Referees shall transmit a written report of the alleged assault or abuse, or both, within 48 hours of the incident (unless there is a valid reason for later reporting) to the designee of the Organization Member and the State Referee … Continue reading

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Spring Academy 2012

The SRC will hold a spring academy session beginning on June 3 and ending on June 17. The sessions will be held at Wilson Park in North Kingstown in conjunction with adult games that will be held there. Referees 16-21 … Continue reading

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Pedro Proença heads all Iberian team at Munich’s UEFA Champions League final

Pedro Proença’s final appointment, which was already communicated on Sunday, has unfolded to be true. He will head an all Iberian team of seven match officials including the Spanish ELITE referee Carlos Velasco Carballo from Spain.

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