Referees can be paid or have their field time used toward community service hours.
Returning referees - don't forget to renew on-line with Ontario Soccer.
H.E.A.D.S. has an excellent support and development program for new refs. Adults as well as young people are encouraged to give it a try!
Please have a look at the video link below. The video is meant to spark conversation around match official abuse and the actions and behaviours of those watching the numerous games played every day. The rise in abuse has drawn attention to a problem that has become endemic and needs to be addressed actively.