AYSO settles volunteer referee dispute

Acorn Staff Writer

Following an uproar from parents and coaches, Region 4 AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) has reversed a controversial decision to ban teams from the playoffs that didn’t meet certain volunteer requirements.
Two dozen angry parents attended last week’s regional board meeting and protested a new league rule specifying that teams failing to provide volunteer referees during the regular season wouldn’t be eligible for the playoffs. Other soccer parents voice...

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