Invitations to local tournaments are sent via email to registered USSF Referees through their account on ArbiterSports about six weeks prior to the tournament date. All USSF referees registered for 2016 are eligible Grade 08 or higher. Read the invitation instructions carefully and fully.
The Invitation is to apply -- not all referees who apply are accepted! Who is accepted is determined by the number and quality of the teams, the number of playing venues, and the skills and experience of the referees applying.
In ArbiterSports, on the correct line in your Profile, Information, Custom Fields page, place one code only from the drop down list for that weekend. Make sure you are signing up for the correct and desired tournament. Don't forget to SAVE.
Housing is provided to referees traveling at least 50 miles for the tournament. You must also write the assignor if you are requesting special housing. in addition to putting in the correct code in Arbiter ending in 'H'. You must also write to the tournament assignors if you have special requests such as traveling together.
If you sign up and are accepted and then are unable to attend, you must write both assignors immediately and remove the tournament code from your ArbiterSports Custom Fields tournament line and SAVE.
Note: Each weekend is likely to have multiple tournaments statewide. You must select and sign up for just one tournament on one weekend!
For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org