2018 Winterfest II Referee Updates

This page contains relevant referee information for 2018 Winterfest II.

Please direct questions to Steve Webster, steve@srwebster.com (but please read below before writing)

Updated January 11, 2018

Housing information: https://www.dropbox.com/s/q5cnanpkft2tlcm/Winterfest2%202018%20Officials%20Rooming%201-11-18.pdf?dl=0

The refereeing schedule for Saturday will be published at some point on Friday. You will be able to see your match schedule by clicking on the Officiating Events Schedule tab. This is how we will communicate the schedule and any changes. The schedule for the other days of the tournament will be distributed in the same way.

Updated January 9, 2018

If you downloaded the referee advisory prior to today, you may want to revisit. There are some changes.

Housing information will be released here when it is available.

We will be using Sportwrench to distribute the schedule to individual referees. Saturday’s schedule will be published as early as we can on Friday. You will need your Sportwrench login credentials so you can access your schedule online. This is a new capability for all of us. So, in addition to bringing your phone, please be flexible and adaptable.

In addition to the online schedule, we will have a hard copy at championship. But, the primary distribution for most of our personnel will be done electronically. This will ensure you have the latest schedule, we will have accurate payroll, etc.

General tournament info starts at http://jvctournaments.com/MizunoNewEnglandWinterfest. Information about shuttles, directions, etc.

Updated January 2, 2018

Referees for this event have been accepted or waitlisted. Thank you for your interest. I would have loved to accept more people.

IMPORTANT: Please note at the end of this page about getting W9s to the NERVA bookkeeper.

Look for schedule and housing information early next week.

Pre-tournament advisory can be found at https://www.dropbox.com/s/hnlszgwpuoxbvb3/Winterfest%20II%202018-Referee%20Notes.pdf?dl=0. Please read in advance, print, and bring copy to tournament.

Referee meeting: Saturday morning, 715a

Updated October 24, 2017

Dates: January 13-15, 2018
Connecticut Convention Center
27 Courts (will need ~42 referees)
Girls juniors

Play begins Saturday, January 13 @ 8a
There will be a pre-tournament meeting on Saturday morning prior to play.

Referee registration at SportWrench.com. Please be sure to complete information about travel plans and housing needs (we can’t help you unless you tell us your plans).

We have not started accepting referees, but will do so starting after November 10. You will need to be in good standing in your region, have the recommendation of your regional chair. Current SafeSport and USAV background check are both required. Strong preference for referees available for all three days.


All matches will be 2 out of 3:
     Provisional: $27/match
     Regional: $31/match
     Jr National/National: $35/match

There is no travel reimbursement available for this event.

Housing: Provided, double occupancy. Tournament will house referees on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday nights.



Referees will be housed in several hotels in the area. We wish we could house everyone immediately next to the event. That, alas, will not be possible.

Parking at the event is NOT covered. We have added Transport from hotels to playing facilities.

General tournament information (http://jvctournaments.com/MizunoNewEnglandWinterfest)


To be paid, you must have a current W9 on file with the New England Region (if you have done so already, great). Address this in advance. An online version of the form can be found at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf.

Complete and return to (do NOT send this to Steve):

Lorene Beach (she will also be at tournament)
206 Forest St
N. Andover, MA 01845