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RMLL Referee Payment Instructions (as per RMLL Regulation 14)
14.1. All Referees are to be paid prior to the start of each Regular Season, Playoff and RMLL Championship game by the Home franchise. The ALA pays the Officials for Provincial games.
14.2. Each Referee is to be paid by cheque or cash. Note: Cash payments must be the exact amount.
14.3. A RMLL Referee Receipt form is located on the RMLL website for a franchise to use as a receipt. Each Referee must sign the receipt and complete the city/town where they are traveling from. The completed receipt is the franchise record to verify the RMLL/ALRA invoice sent at the end of the Season.
14.4. Referee Game Fees are as per ALA Regulation 31.06.04:
Jr. A and Sr. B – $85.00 per Referee
Sr. C, Sr. Ladies and Jr. B Tier I – $79.00 per Referee
Jr. B Tier II, Tier III, and Jr. Ladies – $73.00 per Referee
Jr. & Sr. Ladies Interlock Games – $79.00 per Referee
14.5. If a cheque given to the Referee is returned NSF, the franchise responsible will be fined $50.00 plus all bank charges. The fine will double with each additional occurrence of a NSF cheque by the same franchise. The RMLL will pay the Referee(s) and will invoice the offending franchise the Referee Game fees, the fine and all bank charges.
14.6. If the Referees are not paid prior to the start of the game, the Referees will not proceed with the game and the Division Commissioner will be contacted. The game will be declared a default and the Home franchise will be fined, etc. by the RMLL.
14.7. Referee “No Show”
14.7.1. If only one Referee shows up, the Home franchise will contact their Referee Assignor and then notify the Division Commissioner. If another Referee cannot be found, the Referee who showed up will be paid and the Division Commissioner will work with the RMLL Executive Director and ALRA to reschedule the game.
14.7.2. If both franchises are present, but no Referees are present, the Home franchise will contact their Referee Assignor and notify their Division Commissioner.
14.7.3. If the Home franchise and the Referees are present, but the Visiting franchise is not present or does not have enough players for the game to proceed, the Referees will be paid, and the Home franchise will contact their Division Commissioner. The game will be declared a default and the Visiting franchise will be fined, etc.
14.7.4. If the Visiting franchise and the Referees are present, but the Home franchise does not show or the Home franchise does not have enough players for the game to proceed, the Division Commissioner will be contacted. The game will be declared a default and the Home franchise will still be responsible for payment to the Referees and will also be fined etc. by the RMLL.
14.7.5. If the game is called by the Referees due to an issue with the Arena, the Division Commissioner will work with the Home franchise to see if the arena will reimburse the Home franchise for the cost of the Referees.
Between mid-August and early September, the RMLL will send each franchise an invoice for the ALRA Assigning Fee ($3.00 for each home game through the Season) and any mileage/travel time/hotel/per diem for Referees officiating their Home games through the Season, except ALA Provincial games.