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Travel Referees Needed

If you have ever considered becoming a referee for CMYSA travel soccer, now is the time to begin your training to be prepared for the upcoming season.  

CMYSA will host a referee clinic - TBA.

There is some online coursework that is required prior to attending the clinic.  More information can be found by following this link.

If you are a parent of a child that is interested, here is a link to specific information just for you.

There is a need for more referees in our area so we strongly encourage those who are interested in more information to visit the MN State Referee Committee website:

Or reach out to our local representative:

Mike From, State Ref Mentor, MSHSL Ref, CMYSA Board Member,

home (320) 252-8820

work (320) 259-9339

cell (320) 250-7738

Adult Referees for Travel Soccer Need Background Checks

Adult referees that will be working MYSA sanctioned games or tournaments are required to complete a background check. ( Applies if you are 18 years or older )

1) Go to and click on the "client log-in " tab found on the top right

2) Enter user ID: MYSREF and Password: MYSREF and click log-in

3) Click on the "request" tab at the top of the page

4) Type full name into the "electronoc signiture" box and mark the box next to "My Name Entered..."

5) Complete all the background information and click on "continue"

6) Under "Criminal Court Searches" click on "add/edit jurisdictions"

7) a) Under "search Type" click the drop down boxand click "felony and misdeamenor". Under "state" click "MN", under county click the county of your residence. b) Under "search type" click the drop down box and click "felony and misdeamenor" under "state" click MN, under county/jurisdiction click "statewide". c) Click on "add searches to order"

8) Click on "Agree and Submit order"

9) Print receipt and log off

10) Send a check for $15 made to: MYSA, 11577 Encore Circle, Minnetonka MN 55343, Attn Candace Daley

*If you complete a background check as a CMYSA club manager, coach, administrator, player , etc. you do not need to complete the referee background check. You do need to to send an email to with your name and the club you did the background check with.

REF PAY 2012

U11/U12 U13/U14 U15/U16 U17/U18
Center Ref $30 $35 $40 $45
AR $18 $23 $28 $33

Below is the link to the W-9 form.  All Rec Referees and Trainers need to have one on file with CMYSA.

W-9 Form

Click here for W-9 form. Print out, fill out and return page 1 to Emily or Alex.