Florida Club League (“FCL”) is the state’s top youth soccer league, including four levels of competition, the NPL Girls, NPL Boys, League 2, DEV League for the state’s best clubs, teams, and players. As the top competition platform in the state, FCL requires the top referees in the country.
Thank you for accepting the assignment to referee in the FCL.
Every game played in the FCL impacts competition standings and postseason qualification – there are no “friendly” games or “meaningless” games. Below is general information and rules applicable to FCL competition:
Below is a template of the FCL passcard (the only passcard acceptable for FCL competition):
Home Team: light shirt, light socks, any short | Away Team: dark shirt, dark socks, any shorts
Two Game / Travel Weekend
Game #1 (Saturday) – Home Team: light shirt, light socks, any short | Away: dark shirt, dark socks, any shorts
Game #2(Sunday) – Home Team: dark shirt, dark socks, any short | Away: light shirt, light socks, any shorts
In event of a conflict the AWAY team will be required to change
Referees should arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to scheduled kick off time.
Game fees should be paid to referees no later than immediately after the game. The home team is responsible for payment:
More information is available on Referee Pay Structure page.
The referee reports all red cards with corresponding documentation immediately following the game to [email protected]. The referee assignor should also be included. The report should include age group, teams, player(s) sent off, the offense, and referee’s name, email and phone number. Referees should not keep player passes for players that are sent off, they should be returned to the coach or team manager. Please use this supplemental referee report and submit it with the above information to the FCL.