Storm Classic

colorado-storm-logoAugust 17 - 29, 2018

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Storm Premier Invitational pre-season tournament for U9 - U14 boys & U9 - U19 girls.  Games will be played at Dove Valley and Gates Soccer Complex.

Rules of Competition

Field Locations - with field lay out & referee headquarters

Gates North
Gates South

Dove Valley

Full Weekend Closures of I-25 Ramps at Arapahoe Road

Full I-25 ramp closures will be required this weekend for ramp reconstruction. The scheduled closures are as follows: 

7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18 to 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21- westbound Arapahoe Road on-ramps to southbound and northbound Interstate 25 closed as well as the southbound I-25 off-ramp to Arapahoe Road.

6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18 to 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21- westbound Arapahoe Road lane restrictions between Boston and Yosemite streets. At least one through lane on westbound Arapahoe Road will remain open throughout the weekend. 

During this closure, crews will remove asphalt, adjust traffic loops, grade, pave and stripe in preparation to shift eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road into final alignment between Uinta and Dayton streets in late August. Future overnight closures will be required to implement this traffic shift and for permanent paving operations. 

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Site Coordinators/Mentors

PTW Referee Site Coordinator Schedule & Contacts


Inclement Weather - Policy/Procedure

Tournament Preparation

All referees must be prepared with a full uniform and all necessary equipment.  Black referee shorts, referee socks, gold referee jersey, as well as alternate jersey colors, flags, whistles, wrist watch are required.

As referees plan for tournament weekends be sure you have gear for all weather conditions; including cold weather gear.  Referee cold weather gear should be black.  Solid black pants, beanie hats, gloves, head bands are all acceptable.  The key is BLACK!  Warm gear can be layered, but your referee jersey must be visible as the top layer.  Of course sunscreen, water, and a change of shirts for off field time.

Plan accordingly for your needs.  Pack water, snacks, and extra layers to keep yourself comfortable.  Read all information and correspondence provided by the assignors leading up to the event to be prepared for your games.

Referee Check-in

Plan accordingly to arrive at the designated referee check-in a minimum of 45 minutes prior to your first game of each day.  Plan accordingly to allow for traffic and parking.  The assigned center referee will receive the official game card upon checking in.  Referees who have not communicated with PTW Staff or arrived 20 minutes prior to scheduled kickoff will be replaced.  

Standby Referee
If you are assigned as the 4th official or Standby

During group/preliminary play you will be paid as a "standby".  You must be present at the fields, and in/or near the referee tent during this time.  Referee Mentors/Site Coordinators must be able to find you.  Referees on standby may be asked to fill in as needed, assist with errands between fields (i.e. Game card collection, team check-ins, etc.) as requested by the referee site coordinator.

In knock-out rounds of competition (semi-final, championship games) you will work the game and perform the duties of the 4th official.  

The 4th official has many responsibilities, prior to working a game as the 4th official take time to review the role of the 4th official.

Game Reports

Game cards provide the referees at check-in. This is the official report of the game and verification for payroll.  Important competition notes are indicated on the cards. Take note of the length of game, uniform conflict information, type of game (i.e. Group/Preliminary play, consolation, semi-final, championship).  Review provided details - can the game end in a tie? are there overtime periods?

Center referee, both assistant referees & 4th officials must review and print your name on the game card for each game worked.  Complete the game cards at the completion of each game.

PTW does request that center referees enter final game reports/score in After Games.  In the event of inclement weather/lost game card we expect all game scores and incident reports to be in GameOfficials as a back up for tournament standings, and for your own personal referee records.

If you are scheduled as a referee for standby and you receive a score reminder you must enter a generic score of 99-99.

Referee Games Fees & Payment

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