To referee youth games in Eastern New York, referees over 18 years of age must submit to a Risk-Management criminal background check every two registration years. If you do not submit to this screening you will be noted as ineligible to officiate youth soccer games in Eastern New York. The investigative enterprise contracted by ENYYSA uses the subject’s Social Security number as the key data record for the purposes of this screening.
A copy of the annual recertification reminder letter from the USSF to ENY-affiliated referee personnel is attached here.
Please understand the following:
1 - You must have a viable electronic mail account to receive information on the status of your application.
2 - You must provide a legitimate Social Security number. Any incorrect or false numbers will cause your application to be rejected, and pending appeal, you will be considered as having failed for cause.
3 - You will soon receive confirmation of your application, and whether you have passed or failed.
4 - Once you start the process, if you chose to abort the application, you will be considered, pending appeal, as having failed for cause.
5 - You must submit answers to the following questions. If subsequent screening reveals that your answers to these questions were false, your application, pending appeal, will be considered as having failed for cause.
--Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime of violence? If yes, explain:
--Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime against a person? If yes, explain:
--Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime that involved the welfare and/or endangerment of a minor? If yes, explain:
--Have you ever failed to be re-employed, been voluntarily discharged, been fired, or been asked to resign from any position involving the supervision or care of minors? If yes, explain:
--Are you currently on probation or court supervision for ANY reason? If yes, explain:
--Are you currently a defendant in litigation regarding moral turpitude or felonies detrimental to the welfare of minors? If yes, explain:
--If you have been convicted of any other crime or have been arrested, please provide an explanation, as background checks usually list all arrests:
6 - If you do not have a Social Security number, you should contact the
for the alternate fingerprint process. There is roughly a $45.00. cost to utilize this alternate process.
If for procedural or evidentiary reasons you fail this screening you will be notified by e-mail. You may then appeal the rejection by telephone at 516-766-0849 or by e-mail at email@example.com. If you choose not to appeal any failure, you will be noted as ineligible to officiate youth soccer games in Eastern New York.
When you are ready to register, begin the process here.