2.2 ASSESSOR COMPENSATION AND ASSESSOR EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT

2.2.1 ANNUAL ASSESSMENT BUDGET
1.0 The State Director of Assessment (SDA) shall, submit an annual assessment budget for approval by the OSSRC. The SDA's budget shall provide separate line item entries for, but not limited to, the following: assessor supplemental stipends, administrative costs and travel broken out by District rolled-up to the state level.
2.0 District Directors of Assessment (DDA) shall prepare and submit an annual budget to the SDA for input to the annual assessment budget.
2.2.2 COMPENSATION FOR REQUESTED ASSESSMENTS
2.2.2.1 Each assessor shall be compensated in accordance with current USSF Assessor Handbook Guidelines.
2.2.2.1.1 Payment is to be made prior to the match and done in a discreet manner. See table below for clarification
Maintenance/Upgrade Assessment Requested by: Assessor Receives
 Referee Only  Referee game fee
 Assistant Referee Only  Assistant Referee game fee
 Referee + 1 Assistant Referee  Both officials game fees
 Referee + 2 Assistant Referees  All 3 officials game fees
2.2.2.1.2 An assessor who performs two separate assessments in consecutive matches will be paid the full amount for each assessment.
2.2.2.1.3 Referee may also be asked to cover mileage as well. See table below for acceptable mileage fees
 Distance Traveled (round trip) Mileage fee
 1-70 miles $0
 71-120 miles $25
 121-200 miles $50
 201-300 miles $75
 301+ miles $100
2.2.2.2 The OSSRC, or any local USSF affiliated referee association, may request the assessment of any Ohio South referee. The requesting organization, be it the OSSRC or that local USSF affiliated referee association, shall compensate the assigned assessor an amount equal to the game fee of the assessed official, unless another amount was previously agreed upon by the assessor and the requesting organization. Such an assessment will be counted towards that assessor's annual requirement for re-certification.
2.2.3 OSYSA SEMI-FINAL AND FINAL STATE CUP MATCHES
2.2.3.1 U13 and above, OSSRC will pay assessors $50.00 per game.
2.2.3.2 If referee requested for upgrade or maintenance: OSSRC Policy above apply.
2.2.4 COMPENSATION FOR PDL AND W-LEAGUE ASSESSMENTS
2.2.4.1 The OSSRC will compensate all Ohio South registered assessors who are assigned by the SDA, for assessing Ohio South registered officials in the PDSL and/or the W-League games, whether requested by the official(s) or not.
2.2.4.1.1 The assessor will be paid by the OSSRC in accordance with the OSSRC Fee schedule for this assessment.
2.2.4.2 If a request is made to the SDA by an official(s) other than an Ohio-South registered referee for an assessment in a PDSL and/or a W-League game, that official(s) will compensate the assessor with one-half of their game fee (or a $80 maximum total).
2.2.4.3 The assessors are required to send all written documents to the SDA within seven days after the game. Such an assessment will be counted towards that assessor's annual requirement for re-certification.
2.2.5 COMPENSATION FOR PRO ASSESSMENTS
2.2.5.1 The SDA will assign an assessor to all pre-season or exhibition pro games scheduled in Ohio South.
2.2.5.1.1 The referee and assistant referees will compensate the assessor prior to the match per adopted OSSRC Fee Schedule.
2.2.5.2 The USSF will assign an assessor to all scheduled in-season pro games.
2.2.5.2.1 The USSF will compensate the assessor for all scheduled pro games in accordance with its payment and reimbursement policies.
2.2.5.3 The assessor is required to submit a written assessment on the USSF website within seven days after the game.
2.2.6 COMPENSATION FOR ADULT INTRASTATE GAMES
2.2.6.1 The SDA will assign an assessor to all adult intrastate games scheduled in Ohio South.
2.2.6.1.1 The referee and assistant referees will compensate the assessor prior to the match per adopted OSSRC Fee Schedule.
2.2.6.2 The assessor is required to submit a written assessment on the USSF website within seven days after the game.
2.2.7 OBSERVER COMPENSATION
The OSSRC will pay an “observer” a fee per adopted Fee Schedule for each game that an observer has been requested to observe by the SDA, SRA, DDA or DRA. This payment will be made only after an informal report (written or verbal) has been submitted to the individual requesting the observation.
2.2.8 OSSRC PAYMENT OF ANNUAL ASSESSOR RE-REGISTRATION FEES
2.2.8.1 The OSSRC shall pay the re-registration fee for all assessors who have met their required annual minimum requirements
2.2.8.1.1 Provided at least 10 hours of referee development work (includes: referee coach program, academy mentoring, formal assessments, and helping at a State or Pro clinic)
• Coaching – 1 hour credit for every 2 forms submitted
• Academy – maximum 4 hours for every academy
• Formal Assessments – 2 hours per assessment
• Fitness test – 2 hours per event
2.2.8.1.2 Attend the OSSRC / USSF Recertification Clinic
2.2.8.1.3 Attend a local assessor clinic
2.2.8.1.4 Support OSSRC referee development programs, including identification of candidates for ODP, Youth Regional and Youth Referee of the Year.
The SDA in coordination with the DDAs will determine those assessors whose annual re-registration will be paid by the OSSRC, etc. based on the assessor's support of the above programs.

2.2.8.1.5 The SDA has the latitude to determine justified exceptions (i.e., extended travel, extended illness, or other extenuating circumstances) to this policy.
2.2.8.2 Any assessor may appeal the decision of the SDA regarding the above (or any other decision) by either submitting it to the SDA for reconsideration, and/or by submitting it to the OSSRC at its next scheduled business meeting.
(Revised and Approved March 1, 2011)
State Referee Administrator
Ken Baldeosingh
8969 Cedargate Pl
Dayton, Ohio 45424
937-545-6864
sra@ossrc.com