(The following excerpted from MAYSA's Consolidated Policies & Procedures:)
Obtaining and Paying Referees
WYSA states that ‘Only referee assignors with an appropriate level of licensing may schedule referees for WYSA sanctioned
competitions, including leagues and tournaments.’ Specifically:
U9 – U14 MAYSA Recreational Leagues: All MAYSA scheduled games will have the referees assigned by a Licensed Referee Assignor.
Each Club should contract with a Licensed Referee Assignors for their recreational games.
High School Small Sided, Classic and State Leagues: Teams in these divisions have their referees assigned by the MAYSA
Licensed Referee Assignor, based on availability.
Classic League and State League games: Each team pays half.
MAYSA Recreational league games, including High School Small Sided: The home team pays the entire fee.
Club In-House Recreational league games: Contact the Club that organizes the in-house league for payment rules.
In all leagues, fees should be paid to all officials before the game starts.
More on Fees
"Referee(s) shall be paid in full for games which were started but had to be terminated at any point due to weather." More on Game Cancellations
(Clubs pay a fine for:) "Not notifying the referee(s) about a cancelled game: Fine equal to the total fees due to the referee(s)."
Referees should file a 'Team No-Show report'.
See the MAYSA website ('For Referees' section) here for current Referee fees.