EMSOA Calendar

 

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2019

July - August

Registration with MIAA begins July 1, 2019.  All active referees should register before the high school soccer season starts.  If your last background check done by MIAA was 3 or more years ago, you also need to register on the MIAA site for a background check.   The internet address is:

https://miaa.arbitersports.com/front/110185/Site

August

New Member Training: A clinic to become a high school soccer referee will be held on the Sunday August 25, 2019 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Training for new high school soccer referees is done under the National Federation of High Schools rules. The clinic will be held at the Westwood Council on Aging, 60 Nahatan St, Westwood, MA 02090  Pre-registration and a deposit of $25 is required. The deposit is refundable only if registration is withdrawn 3 days or more before the class. For registration and further information, contact Ed Rae.

August - September

Mandatory Rule Interpretation Meetings:

All active referees MUST attend one of these meetings OR send a message BEFORE Sept 10, 2019 to emsoa@emsoa.org asking to be excused and briefly explaining why you cannot attend.

North Chapter - meetings at Loyal Order of Moose, 140 North St, North Reading, MA 01864.

  • Thursday Aug. 29th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday Sept. 7th, 8:30 am to 10:30 am

West Chapter - meetings at Crowne Plaza Hotel (soon to be a Tapestry Collection by Hilton), 1360 Worcester Street (Route 9), Natick, MA..

  • Tuesday Sept 3rd, 7:00 pm to 9:00pm

South Chapter - meetings at Hanover High School, 287 Cedar St., Hanover, MA.

  • Wednesday Aug 28th, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Dates and locations may change. Check this Calendar Page for changes. All EMSOA changes will be posted on this web site no later than a few days before the scheduled meeting. Changes at other associations may or may not be posted on the web site of the other association.

There is no extra credit for attending more than one of these meetings.

You can also meet your requirement by attending the Mandatory Rules Interpretation Meeting at another Massachusetts Soccer Officials Association. Make sure the Secretary/Treasurer of the other Association knows that you are from EMSOA. The nearby associations are:

Cape Cod Soccer Officials Association (www.capecodsoa.org/) meets at Yarmouth Police Dept., 340 Higgins Crowell Rd, Yarmouth, MA 02673

  • Monday, August 26th at 7:00 pm

Central Massachusetts Soccer Officials Association (www.thecmso.com) meets at St. Johnís High School, 378 Main St, Shrewsbury, MA.

  • Tuesday, August 27 at 7:00 PM

Whaling City Soccer Officials Association (www.wcsoa.org/wcsoa/Home.html) meets at Our Lady of Angels Band Center, 1446 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA 02746,

  • Wednesday, August 28, 6:30 pm

Check the CCSOA, CMSOA or WCSOA web site for changes a few days before going to the Rules Meeting for that association.

September - October

Chapter Meetings

Each chapter will hold two meetings during the Fall season to discuss game situations and other items related to working games. All active referees should attend at least one chapter meetings. You may attend a meeting at any chapter.

North Chapter - meetings at Loyal Order of Moose, 140 North St, North Reading, MA 01864.

  • Sunday September 29th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Sunday October 27th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

West Chapter - meetings will be held at TBD.

  • Tuesday, September 24th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday October 29th, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

South Chapter - meetings at Hanover High School, 287 Cedar St., Hanover, MA.

  • Wednesday, September 25th, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 16th 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Dates and locations may change. Check this Calendar Page for changes. All changes will be posted no later than a few days before the scheduled meeting.

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