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To apply to referee at The Midwest Regional National Championship Event you must be a outdoor referee, Grassroots or Regional, and currently registered for 2023. All referees should have at least 2 year's experience AND BE USSF REGISTERED THROUGH MISSOURI before applying. All referees wishing to be considered for appointments must be available to work all games to be eligible. No referees under 18 may stay unsupervised in a hotel or dorm at a Regional event.
The Midwest Regional National Championship Series event will be June 23-28, 2023 in St Louis, Missouri. You must be able to attend all the dates to apply. Missouri's required 15 Referees and 3 Referee Assessor/Mentors will be housed in the hotel if from outside the Eastern District. The cost of hotel is $75 per night per person with double occupancy, and will be pre-paid by MYSA. 3 meals a day are included, breakfast and dinner at the Hotel and lunch at the fields. Except for no lunch on Monday June 26 or Wednesday, June 28.
Compensation - Each Referee should expect to be compensated directly by MYSA. For Eastern district referees $450.00 max for 5 days and for non-eastern district referees $500.00 max.each. All to be paid after attending. Proportionate reduction if anyone doesn't stay the entire time.
Selected Referee Coaches (assessor/mentors) attending will be compensated directly by MRDP. Compensation will be based on days that assignments from Region 2 are worked. MRDP must have a current W9 on file before payment is made. Head of Delegation will be named before the event.
Travel - MRDP will provide some additional limited travel support for those outstate mentors/assessors that carpool with at least 2-3 of the selected persons in a vehicle that leaves from outside the Eastern district.
Attire - MRDP will provide MRDP branded shirts (1 short sleeve and 1 long sleeve) to all selected Missouri registered referees and assessor/mentors that attend. Because of lead time for shirts, only the 15 + 3 are guaranteed shirts for attending.
This year because of field availability, approximately 28 games will start every two hours so the length of the day should be shorter, allowing for more instructional and rest time.
All applications must be submitted by May 1. The final selected list of Missouri nominated referees and assessor/mentors will be made after applications are closed on May 1, 2023.