GENERAL INFORMATION - Expenses
Various events, leagues and tournaments provide assistance levels for officials. This will vary from event to event. The level of assistance will be identified for each event. In all circumstances, the Referee Director will approve any and all expenses assistance prior to the event.
Various events will provide hotel accommodations for travelling officials. Usually there is a limited number of hotel rooms available for traveling referees. You will need to indicate in your request for hotel accommodations in your application for each event. A request for a complimentary hotel accommodation doe snot mean you will receive one. You will be notified prior to the Event your hotel status.
Requirements for consideration of hotel accommodations are:
Referees will share a room with another referee.
We cannot provide a room for a referee who wishes to room alone or with family.
Be available for the entire event.
Rooms will be assigned based on the availability of rooms provided by the event.
If we are unable to provide you a complimentary hotel room, we will work with the Event staff to provide the best rate available.
Any and all hotel accommodations supplied by the event must be approved by the Referee Director prior to the event.
Please note on your application and/or reply email your request for a room. Rooms will be based on your availability for the entire Event and the rooms available.
Events and/or Tournaments may provide Travel Assistance funding. This is determined by each Event/Tournament and will vary from event to event.
You must request travel expense assistance when you apply for the event. Please note whether you will be driving or flying to the event. If you are a rider with another referee who is driving, please note that on your application. If you are a driver and have one or more referees in your car, please note that also and who the people are that are riding with you. Only the driver will receive travel assistance if it is available.
Any and all travel assistance supplied must be approved by the Referee Director prior to the event. You will be notified if you are eligible for any travel assistance and the amount of the funding.
TRANSPORTATION AT THE EVENT
Transportation to/from airports and to/from hotels and the fields are the responsibility of the referee.
The expense assistance program has limited funds and will consider each inquiry separately. Travel assistance request does not automatically grant your assistance. You will be notified of the level of participation.