Youth Outdoor Referee Information

2017 Fall Season Information

Outdoor Referee Assignor: Shane Kennard (click to email)

Session starts: August 26, 2017

Entry Level Clinic
Classroom -- February 17 | On Field -- March 3

Start as a referee by attending an Entry Level Clinic. You can help the game grow in SWMO, bring in some money and even develop a career (or 2nd career!). 

Steps to register...

  • Go to
  • Click "Hybrid Grade 8 Entry Course - Online and In Class"
  • Click "22493" -- Springfield, MO
  • Click "To register for this course, please Click Here"
  • Click to create a USSF account and follow the registration prompts & pay the $75 cost. 
  • You must complete your online modules prior to attending the in-person clinic on February 12. 
  • After attending the clinic, passing the test & completing the outdoor training (on March 3 from 2-5p @ Cooper 1), you will be able to referee! 

LCS Referee Accomplishments

Lake Country Referees represented very well at President's Cup & Youth Regionals! 

President's Cup Regionals

Representing Lake Country: Jordan Furnas, Chloe Lairmore, Kori Cowger, Derick Blankenship, Dan Ortega, Stephen Hoffmeister, James Emeric and Shane Cowger. Chuck Lonardo and John Hicks were assessors. 

All referees received a semifinal or final assignment. 

And Dan Ortega was selected to referee at President's Cup Nationals, July 12-16 in Auburndale, FL!

Region II Cup

Representing Lake Country: Madison Vanek, Tim Wagner, Derick Blankenship, Austin Sanders, Josh Pennington and Dan Ortega. 

The following received semifinal and final assignments at Regionals...

  • Pennington - U15 boys AR1 Semi
  • Ortega - U16 boys 4th official Semi
  • Blankenship - U13 boys 4th official Semi
  • Wagner - U16 girls referee Semi / U14 boys referee Final

And Tim Wagner was selected to referee at Youth Nationals July 25-30 in Frisco, TX!

Let Shane know of any accomplishments of our Lake Country referees and possibly we will add them here! 

Game Officials Helps

We use to assign league and tournaments at Lake Country. Please email Jeff Kollmeyer if you need help with your login credentials. 

Below are tutorials to help you make the most of Game Officials. Click the list button on top left corner to see the list of tutorials to find the one that will help you the most.