What to Pack in Your Referee Bag on Game Day

What to Pack in Your Referee Bag on Game Day

  1. WHISTLE!
  2. CURRENT BADGE!
  3. WATCH!
  4. Flipping Coin!
  5. Red and Yellow Cards and holder [called a Data Wallet]
  6. Pen or pencil!
  7. Copy of current FIFA Laws Of The Game [paper copy or digital (i.e. on your phone)]
  8. Copy of current season’s rules matrix [paper copy or digital (i.e. on your phone)]
  9. 3x5 cards or something else to write on
  10. Water

Optional

  • Food
  • Sunscreen [recommended]
  • Extra socks (if you have them); fold them up in a ziplock or similar bag
  • Extra shorts (if you have them); fold them up in a ziplock or similar bag
  • Other colored ref shirts (if you have them); fold them up in a ziplock or similar bag
  • Trash Bag to put your gear bag in if it rains or if the ground is very wet

During cooler/cold days: [strongly recommend]

  • Sweatpants (black, if possible or other dark color)
  • Sweatshirt (black, if possible or other dark color)
  • Knit cap (black, if possible or other dark color)
  • Gloves (black, if possible or other dark color)

[Bottom Line: you can think and act better if you are warm]

Last updated 2.21.2022

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