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Lacrosse Officials Compensation

 

Game Pay

Referees will be paid on a per game basis. When officials work a game, checks will be cut the Monday directly following games and mailed to the official's residence on file. Pay will include the per/game rate for every game worked plus a per diem amount if applicable. See below for per diem details.

Rates

Age Level Class 10 Pay Rate Class 7 Pay Rate
12U $25 $25
14U $30 $25
JV $35 $30
Varsity/19U $40 $35

 

*In the event an official works a game alone, the pay rate is doubled.

 

Travel Compensation

Travel Compensation*
Zone One Way Distance Per Diem Rate
1 Less than or equal to 30 $0.00
2 Less than or equal to 80 $24.00
3 Less than or equal to 160 $48.00
4 Less than or equal to 240 $72.00
5 More than 240 $96.00
*Available only to independent or JV/Varsity officials. See table below for zone assignments

 

TRAVEL ZONE FOR REFEREES WITH HOME BASE
Home Base   AB BM BK FA GF MA MI MT PI RC SF SP WA YA
Aberdeen, SD AB 1 4 3 4 5 4 5 4 3 5 4 5 3 5
Bismarck, ND BM 4 1 5 5 5 5 3 5 4 5 5 5 5 5
Brookings, SD BK 3 5 1 4 5 2 5 3 4 5 2 5 2 3
Fargo, ND FA 4 5 4 1 2 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 5
Grand Forks, ND GF 5 5 5 2 1 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 5
Marshall, MN MA 4 5 2 4 5 1 5 3 5 5 2 5 2 4
Minot, ND MI 5 3 5 5 4 5 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Mitchell, SD MT 4 5 3 5 5 3 5 1 3 5 2 5 4 3
Pierre, SD PI 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 3 1 4 4 3 4 4
Rapid City, SD RC 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 1 5 2 5 5
Sioux Falls, SD SF 4 5 2 5 5 2 5 2 4 5 1 5 3 2
Spearfish, SD SP 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 2 5 1 5 5
Watertown, SD WA 3 5 2 3 4 2 5 4 4 5 3 5 1 3
Yankton, SD YA 5 5 3 5 5 4 5 3 4 5 2 5 3 1
*If official's home or destination city is not listed, the distance from their home address to the game site, as determined by Google Maps, will be used to determine travel compensation.