Welcome to the Referees working or wishing to work in the Blackhawks Max Shacknai Invitational Soccer Tournament (BHI).  Through this site you can find out all of the information you need to know about refereeing in the Tournament.  You will also be able to access your assignments once they have been released. Proper Referee attire is REQUIRED.

Only currently registered USSF referees will be allowed to officiate tournament games.
2018 Referee Manual (Please Read) - Link Here
2018 Tournament Rules (Please Read) - Link Here 
2018 Abbreviated Referee Game Procedures (Please Read) - Link Here
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The Blackhawks Max Shacknai Invitational Soccer Tournament uses the Referee Registration & Assigning System. The system allows Referees to accept or deny games that have been assigned to them and is used for Referee communications.

New to BHI Assigning?

Go to, click on the "Referee Registration" link at the top right of the page and follow the seven (7) step registration process.  After you complete the process, request access to the Blackhawks Max Shacknai Invitational Soccer Tournament.  The Tournament authority will review your request to work BHI games and contact you within a few days of your request.

Tournament Availability:
Once you have registered in, email your availability for the Tournament to the Tournament Director.  Include your name, age and number of games you prefer each day.  NoteGames start at 8:00am Saturday and Sunday morning.  Saturday will be the busiest day.  There will be a limited number of games Friday evening starting as early as 4:30pm.

Referee Pay Rates:
All compensational matters will be coordinated through the Tournament authority.

For more information or questions, please contact the Tournament Director at





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