Section VIII - Nassau County
ARTICLE II, SECTION A – MISCELLANEOUS FEES & EXPENSES
1. Cancellation/Postponement - full fee. In the event that a contest is postponed/cancelled, the assigned official(s) will receive a full fee unless:
a. The cancellation is due to illness, injury, death, weather or other acceptable reasons beyond the control of the school district as determined by the Office of the ED.
b. The officials receive an equal or higher level contest within the sport season as per their availability. All officials must keep their availability up-to-date.
c. If a contest is cancelled on the day it was scheduled, for other than the reasons listed above, and there is no replacement contest on that day the official(s) will receive a full fee.
d. When contests may be postponed because of inclement weather conditions, the officials must contact the school within two (2) hours of the contest to ascertain whether the contest will be played. The official must note the name of the person (or voicemail) with whom he/she had contacted at the school. If the status of the game changes after the official confirms with the school it will be the responsibility of the athletic director to contact the official(s). Officials who fail to contact the school or fail to provide a cell phone number will not receive a fee if upon arrival at the site the contest has been postponed or cancelled.
2. Travel Fee - $37.00. Failure to notify official who appears for a contest that has been cancelled.
3. No Contest Fee - Full fee. Contests cancelled or postponed at game time or later or called after 30 minutes delay without having been started. Officials must notify the assignor and their assistant by noon the next day to be compensated.
4. Delayed “late start” fees - Additional ¼ fee. Any contest that is delayed 25 minutes after scheduled starting time. Officials must jointly submit to the Office of the ED the required form within 5 business days or the late start fee will not be assessed. Note: No late start fees for any playoff games or championship events with an hourly rate.
5. Incomplete Contest - Full Fee. In the event of a suspension of play during a contest, the officials will wait a maximum of (90) minutes to resume play, if conditions warrant. Officials must notify the assignor and their assistant by noon the next day to be compensated.
6. Less than full complement of officials - In a contest where more than two officials are scheduled to work and one or more fail to appear, the working officials shall share the fee(s) of the absent official(s). The fee shall not exceed a fee of one and one half of the contest fee. Officials must notify the assignor and their assistant within 3 days to be compensated.
7. One official working a two official contest The one and one-half (1 ½ ) fee is applicable – In the event only one (1) official appears or is assigned to a two person contest, that official shall be required to work the contest. It is agreed that officials shall retain the right to indicate a preference not to work alone. This preference must be indicated on the availability when submitted and will be applied to all contests.
Section XI - Suffolk County
ARTICLE VIII - FEES
A.1. In all practices and scrimmages to which the Executive Director assigns the official or officials, the official or officials shall receive full compensation in accordance with the scheduled fee.
2.When an incomplete contest occurs, the official is to be paid a full fee.
3.A fee of one and one-half of the regular official's fee will be paid to the official who works a contest where only one official is assigned or where an assigned official fails to appear. In a contest where more than two officials are scheduled to work and one or more fail to be assigned or appear, the remaining fees will be divided among the official or officials who appear.
B1. If a contest is changed for other than valid reasons (weather, illness or death), the official will be compensated at the rate of $40, unless the notification for cancellation of said contest is made ten business days prior to the originally assigned date of the contest. This payment shall not be made if the official is offered or receives another assignment for the same day with all conditions being equal. If schools cancel one level without notification in instances of consecutive contests, the official(s) will be compensated one half of the $40 fee.
2.If an official is unable to remain with an accepted contest which has been changed for reasons deemed unacceptable by the Executive Director and the president of the official's organization, such official shall receive a full fee unless the number of additional assignments offered to that official during the season is equal to or exceeds the number of assignments "lost".
3.Officials who leave a contest before its completion will not be compensated.
4.Turnbacks on the original assignment notice are considered additional assignments offered unless the turnbacks are consistent with the accepted availability as submitted to Section XI.
5.When an official has been assigned to a double-header, a fee equal to an additional one-half fee which would have been earned will be paid to the official if the double-header is not played after the official arrives at the game site.
6.If more than the required number of officials is assigned to a contest, the extra official will receive a full fee provided the error in assignment was made by Section XI. The head official shall determine how the officials are utilized and who is the designated extra official. The official shall indicate on his/her voucher how he/she was utilized. Under no circumstance shall the extra official receive a fee should he/she leave the contest site prior to the end of the contest.
7.In circumstances where the contest starts more than 20, 40, 60, and 80 minutes past the scheduled starting time, the official(s) will be paid, respectively, an additional $15, $20, $26 and $32. All of the above applies only when the official is not notified of the delay prior to arriving at the contest site.