Welcome to Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association's Referee Program Home Page. LWYSA serves the Lake Washington School District community in King County, Washington. We assign referees for LWYSA's programs.
If you are interested in becoming a referee click on Information, go to FAQ and read the requirements under New Referee.
If you are a USSF Licensed Referee and are interested in working for LWYSA click on Logon and follow the instructions under Register.
If you are a current LWYSA referee you can access the secure portions of our website by clicking Logon and identifying yourself using your site name and password. Please remember to log off when you are finished with your session.
Coaches, Parents, and Players: Under Information you can learn the rules of the game, access U10-U12 game schedules, check U10-U12 team's standings and even file a referee evaluation. You can also find field locations throughout the association.
Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you were successful in locating the information you were seeking. If you have questions or comments about using this Site, or are experiencing difficulties using this site, please send a note to . For all other questions or issues related to the referee program, please send a note to .
|Saturday October 21st, 2017|
|| WEEKNIGHT GAMES ...30 games need referees this week. They are Association Cup games. 2 - 20 minutes halves. Can do back to back games. Same pay scale as regular fall season games.|
|| FOURTEEN SATURDAY GAMES (10/28) OPEN - Last Saturday of the season.|
|Tuesday September 26th, 2017|
||U11 OFFSIDE - The State Referee Committee sent an email to all referees that is creating some confusion about U11, the build-out line, and offside. To be very clear - LWYSA's U11 recreational games are played under Washington Youth Soccer rules. These rules, which reflect the US Soccer Federation's Player Development Initiative, say that, in deviation from the FIFA Laws of the Game, a player cannot be in an offside position until they have passed the Build Out Line. Some select and premier teams play in leagues that play under US Club Soccer rules. They are different.|
LWYSA's recreational matches for U10-U12 play under the rules linked here ->
|Monday September 25th, 2017|
||ATTENTION U10 REFS ...AGAIN - if you have signed up to work a match at Marymoor this coming Saturday afternoon (/30), please be aware that those games are being moved to accommodate other park activities this Saturday. Morning games are closer together (meaning they may start 15-30 minutes earlier). Afternoon games may be moved to 60 acres. Please log on and check your game time and place. If you are able to take the new assignment, please "confirm" you can by clicking on the . If not, let us know ASAP by clicking on . Please do this ASAP.|
|Saturday September 23rd, 2017|
||Mid-Season Referee Clinic: Oct 8 -- Each season we get a handful of people that ask about attending a referee clinic after the season starts. It looks like there may be enough interested folks to hold a class, so LWYSA has one scheduled for Sunday, Oct 8. If you are interested, go to the link at the end of this article and sign up!|
Questions about being a referee? Here are the answers to some common questions:
Common Questions-->Click here
Why be a ref?-->Click here
The Washington State Referee web site is where you'll find class listed. (Our "Clinic Area" is "02 - East King County District") Find classes and sign up here ->