*New for 2019 Fall Season*
All officials for all LIFT-hosted events will complete Officials' Agreement prior to start of event.
LIFT Field Hockey
The purpose of this Agreement is to set up the terms and expectations between LIFT FH and Contracted Officials for LIFT hosted tournaments and events. This agreement will be the basis for understanding what is expected of the Contracted Officials and of LIFT Field Hockey.
This Agreement is effective for the Narwhals Games on October 12th, 2019 under the following terms and conditions:
EXPECTATIONS OF CONTRACTED OFFICIAL:
Services. The Contracted Official agrees to officiate 18-minute 7v7 and/or 5v5 elementary and middle school field hockey games at the Narwhal Games as scheduled by LIFT Field Hockey and WHSFHA Officials’ Scheduler. The main role of the Contracted Official is to keep participants safe and provide impartial officiating in a fun, friendly yet competitive atmosphere.
Behavior. The Contracted Official agrees to abide by the following:
- Perform services stated above with professionalism,
Withhold personal opinion and exclamation during the entirety of event, and
Refrain from offering feedback or comments to players at any time.
Site Arrival. Officials should check in with LIFT Staff upon arrival to event at least 15 minutes before the start of the first game.
If a conflict occurs, the Contracted Official will first speak to LIFT Staff. If not available or in case of urgency, Contracted Official will communicate with Coach(es) of team(s) involved.
EXPECTATIONS OF LIFT:
Site and Event Coordination. LIFT Staff will be on site 1 hour prior to start of event. LIFT Staff will provide all equipment necessary for tournament. LIFT, along with Officials’ Scheduler, will provide game schedule and officiating schedule, dictating which officials will participate in which game.
Payment. In consideration for the services performed, LIFT Field Hockey agrees to pay the Contracted Official $12 per 18-minute game officiated on Saturday, October 12th, 2019. Payment will be sent in the form of a check in the mail no later than 10 days after the event.