In northern Illinois, there are no associations in the sense I've read
about here. Everything is done by independent assignors.There are a
couple of associations which do additional training and provide
networking opportunities. They are mostly geared to USSF referees, but
a high percentage of HS refs are also USSF (not all, though).
On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Phil Dillard <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My focus has been on referring games and I have very little understanding of
> the bigger picture.
> What are the functions of a referee association?
> What is the relationship between associations and the state high school
> What is the relationship between associations and national youth soccer
> associations (USSF)?
> Can an independent assignor perform all the functions of an association
> without a real association?
> Phil in Lynchburg, VA, USA