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Referees

CYA Basketball uses volunteer referees to officiate games in the Winter program for Grades 2-6 and in the Spring program for Grades 3-7 Volunteers can be either adults or youth aged 14 and above and in 9th grade and up.  Winter games begin in early December and Spring games at the beginning of April.

Volunteer referees are paid between $10-$25 per game, depending upon experience and the age level of those playing in the game. Whistles and uniform shirts will be provided. Experienced officials are also needed for our mentoring program and will be paid to work with our newer referees at the start of the season.

In order to officiate for the CYA basketball program you must be at least 14 years of age in 9th grade and up and must attend the required training sessions. 


PLEASE REGISTER ON THE CYA REGISTRATION PAGE (Select CYA Basketball - Referee - Winter 2018-2019)


NEW OFFICIALS  AND OFFICIALS FROM 2ND AND 3RD GRADE LAST SEASON NEED TO ATTEND 2 SESSIONS. THE FIRST SESSION WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 21st, FROM 10am to 12pm.  THE SECOND SESSION WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th FROM 10am to 12pm.  BOTH SESSIONS WILL BE AT THE CYA FIELD HOUSE, FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE NOVA FH.

ALL RETURNING REFEREES, THAT OFFICIATED GRADES 4TH AND UP, MUST ATTEND A REFRESHER SESSION ON NOVEMBER 17TH FROM 10AM to 12PM.  

Games start the weekend of December 1st and are held all day Saturday and 1-7 on Sunday. Information for referees can be found at http://www.chantillyyouth.org/basketball  Under basketball there is a section on Rules and another Referees. You are encouraged to read  and familiarize yourself with hand signals and the rules particular to CYA. If you have any questions please contact the Referee Coordinators, Monica Despins, at  despinsm@yahoo.com  or Sarah Riccardi at cyabasketballsarah@gmail.com or VP of Operations, Dan Dschuhan at ddschuhan@aol.com 

NOTE: Games for grades 7-12 (Boys and Girls) are officiated by semi-professional referees provided by the Cardinal Basketball Officiating Association.