Accomplishments

Congratulations Georgia Stinchfield
Her recent hard work has paid off
We posted and PR’d her recent game. Someone saw it.

Georgia has been invited and has accepted and will be attending 2 more Referee academies

Oct 7-9 2017 WAGS Rael Vodicka Tournament in Virginia
It is the top 16th tournament in the US

Oct 27-29 2017 Region 1 College Showcase Tournament in Maryland

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4 FIELD TRAININGS SCHEDULED

4 FIELD TRAINING IN-SERVICE SESSION HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED
THESE IN-SERVICES ARE OPEN TO ALL GRADE 8 & 9 REFEREES AND ASSIGNORS
Must pre-register on rireferees.gameofficials.net

10/1/17 11:30am – 1:30pm
In-Service Training: Field Training
PAWTUCKET, RI
FIELD TRAINING

10/15/17 12:30pm – 2:30pm
In-Service Training: Field Training
WEST GREENWICH, RI
FIELD TRAINING
BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE

Sun, Oct 22 4:00pm – 6:00pm
CLCF CHAFEE COMPLEX
450 HOPE ROAD
CRANSTON RI

Sun, Oct 29 1:30pm – 3:30pm
GLEN PARK FIELD
PO10A
BARKER LANE
PORTSMOUTH RI

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RI PRO CLINIC ANNOUNCED JANUARY 2018

RI PRO CLINIC
I am happy to announce the RI Pro clinic has been booked. It will be held Jan 27, 2018.
There will be two sessions. The morning session will be geared toward intermediate to advanced referees. The afternoon session will be more advanced training. There are 2 sessions but as always this is a rare opportunity to have someone of this experience come to our state. Referees are welcome to attend both sessions. There is limited space and pre-registration in game officials is required. Each session is 3 hours but will count for 4. I am happy to announce this year’s speaker and friend of mine Chris Kenney.
CHRIS KENNEY
A USSF National Referee Emeritus and National Assessor, Chris has a wealth of experience on the field that includes refereeing numerous A-League games, running the line on MLS games, and running the line on international exhibition games. He was most recently appointed an assessor for (PRO) on NASL games and a video inspector for the WSL. He was the director of all Disney referee academies except for the boys’ soccer showcase academy
Chris’s accomplishments:
1999 Youth Nationals Referee
2000-2005 National Referee
2000 referee of ODP Championship final
2001-2002 MLS referee
2003 AR in A-League final
In this time refereed many US Open Cup games and international friendlies
2009- 2017 USSF National Assessor
2009- 2017 FSR academy director for Area B
2009- 2016 Disney referee academy coordinator
2015 PRO Assessor for Tier 2

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RI PRO CLINIC ANNOUNCED FOR JANUARY

RI PRO CLINIC
I am happy to announce the RI Pro clinic has been booked. It will be held Jan 27, 2018.
There will be two sessions. The morning session will be geared toward intermediate to advanced referees. The afternoon session will be more advanced training. There are 2 sessions but as always this is a rare opportunity to have someone of this experience come to our state. Referees are welcome to attend both sessions. There is limited space and pre-registration in game officials is required. Each session is 3 hours but will count for 4. I am happy to announce this year’s speaker and friend of mine Chris Kenney.
CHRIS KENNY PICTURE
CHRIS KENNEY
A USSF National Referee Emeritus and National Assessor, Chris has a wealth of experience on the field that includes refereeing numerous A-League games, running the line on MLS games, and running the line on international exhibition games. He was most recently appointed an assessor for (PRO) on NASL games and a video inspector for the WSL. He was the director of all Disney referee academies except for the boys’ soccer showcase academy
Chris’s accomplishments:
1999 Youth Nationals Referee
2000-2005 National Referee
2000 referee of ODP Championship final
2001-2002 MLS referee
2003 AR in A-League final
In this time refereed many US Open Cup games and international friendlies
2009- 2017 USSF National Assessor
2009- 2017 FSR academy director for Area B
2009- 2016 Disney referee academy coordinator
2015 PRO Assessor for Tier 2

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September in-service opportunnities

UPCOMING IN-SERVICES
9/27 Wed grade 8 Louttit Library South District
9/28 Thurs grade 9 Warwick Library

9/30 Fitness test for Grades 6&7

must register for classes on rireferees.gameofficials.net

Do not wait til the last minute – get your in-service hours done soon.
If you do not know what you need email Kelly

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no in-service credit for attending an out of state league meeting

USOFFICIALS will once again be running premier clinics sponsored by NEP, NSL and USOfficials this winter
These clinics are LEAGUE MEETINGS and are posted in their email. You are welcome to attend if you work their leagues
HOWEVER YOU WILL NOT GET IN-SERVICE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING AN OUT OF STATE MEETING

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August 2017 in-service opportunites

In-service opportunities for August

8/17 Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 Grade 6 & 7 referees
Location SRC office Cranston RI

8/30 Wednesday MIDDLETOWN High School 6:30 – 8:30
Monthly in-service
Available for all ASSIGNORS AND GRADE 8 OFFICIALS

8/31 Thursday Barrington 6:30 -8:30
Monthly in-service
Available for all ASSIGNORS AND GRADE 9 OFFICIALS

Must register for courses on game officials

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TAKE THE GRADE 9 TEST AFTER THE FIELD SESSION

HOW TO TAKE THE TEST AFTER THE GRADE 9 FIELD SESSION

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NEW GRADE 9 REFEREE COURSES

upcoming courses
3 new grade 9 ref courses
must complete online modules before field training

7/30/17 1:00 -5:00 Portsmouth
8/6/17 1:00 – 5:00 Chepachet
8/13 1:00 – 5:00 South Kingstown

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Referee Store

You can now purchase your new referee jerseys, shorts, socks and equipment online at our referee store

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