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August 6, 2008 > Newark Referee Classic

Newark Referee Classic

By Biff Jones

Newark Soccer Club will be hosting its 2008 Referee Classic Soccer Tournament at Sportsfield Park in Newark on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17. The tournament is for Division 3 level players and will have four age groups participating: Under-12 Boys, Under-12 Girls, Under-14 Boys and Under-14 Girls. There will be a maximum of eight teams allowed to compete in each age-group division with three games guaranteed plus a championship and consolation game for each group. Only licensed United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Grade Eight referees and above will be used with three referees in each game.

Medals will be given for first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners in every group. Pins or dog tags with the tournament logo will also be given to all participants. The entry fee is $450 per team, payable to Newark Soccer Club. Special accommodation rates will be available at the host hotel, Courtyard by Marriott in Newark. Credential check-in will be at the host hotel from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, August 15.

For more information on possible openings still available, contact Jose Arroyo at e-mail address,, or go to Web site, and click on tournaments, then Referee Classic and finally 2008 Referee Classic Rules.
More information on teams and times of play will be forthcoming in next week's edition, August 13, of TCV.

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