Welcome MRL Referees
As you know, this league features the highest level of soccer within the 14-state Midwest Region of US Youth Soccer, with teams earning the right to advance to the Regionals. The level of competition is comparable to games at the regionals and late round State Cup competitiion. Games are hotly contested and extremely competitve. Teams are battling for Wild Card slots into the Regionals, maintaining their status as a Premier Division team or seeking to earn promotion from the First Division to the Premier Division.
Teams, coaches and parents expect the very best from referees. Our league strives to provide everyone with the best environment for youth soccer competition. Your acceptance of games in the MRL demonstrates your desire to officiate at the highest levels of youth soccer and we appreciate the hours of dedication you have invested in reaching this level. Good luck with your games. We want to hear from you with your feedback regarding refereeing in the MRL. Should you have any questions on Referees in the MRL, please direct them to either:Midwest Region Referee Administrative Assistant Ryan Cigich at
Listed below are the MRL documents and forms in regards to Refereeing in the MRL. Thanks for being involved with the MRL.
2013 Fall Season - Instructions to Referees
2013 Fall Season - MRL Rules Condensed Version
2013 Fall Season - MRL Assignor Policies
2013 Fall Season - MRL Assignor Report Form
MRL GAME DAY FORMS
2013-14 MRL Referee Report
2013-14 MRL Team Line-Up Form
2013-14 MRL Referee Supplemental Report Form
MRL ASSIGNORS WITHIN EACH STATE ASSOCIATION
Teams in the following state associations should contact the individual listed below in order to coordinate referees for matches that MRL teams are hosting:
- Chicago area: Teams are recommended to contact one of the following local assignors.
- Chicago (south) -
- Chicago (north) - Alex Mavros, firstname.lastname@example.org, 847-840-2030
- Peoria area: Craig Meller, email@example.com, 309-453-6350
Teams in state associations not listed above should contact their local referee assignor for referees.
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