Special Sub-Topic: Referee Signals
|The blue team has the ring and referee has his arm up straight up in the air. Once the red team touches the ring, he blows the whistle. Why?|
Red team has a penalty. When the referee has his arm straight up in the air, it is for a delayed penalty. The play will continue until the team who committed the infraction, touches the ring.
|A penalty has been called for red team, the referee points to red penalty box and then places his arms across his chest forming an X shape. What was the penalty for?|
Interference. You place both your arms across your chest and make an X. The others are actual penalties in ringette.
|The red player in the penalty box is angry, and slams the penalty door and screams in anger. The referee then tells the player to calm down or else they will get an unsportmanslike conduct penalty. The player doesn't, so the referee does what signal to show an unsportmanslike conduct penalty?|
Bend one arm and place it behind his back. You shouldn't swear at referees. They do the best they can.
All the other signals are acutal penalties in ringette.
|The red team has player in the penalty box is swearing and shows no signs of relaxing. The referee places both hands on their hips and tells the player to leave the ice. What penalty has the referee just given?|
Game misconduct. These are the worst of the worst. The referee has to write a report after the game and the player has a hearing to go to to see how long their suspension will be.
|The play starts up, and red has a player in the penaltly box. After a line change, the red team is caught with an extra skater and the referee sees it. They referee whistles because red had the ring and gives a penalty to the red team for an illegal substitution. What signal did the referee do?|
Pat their helmet with one hand. These penalties are usually rare because you are able to get your players off before the referee notices.
|The player going in the box for illegal substitution is the one who went on the ice last, and caused the team to have too many players.|
f. The player to take the penalty is any player that is on the ice once the whistle is blown.
|The play gets stuck in the corner. The referee whistles and motions in front of them by taking both fists and moving towards themselves and apart at the thumbs. The play was stopped because _____________.|
The players hands were on the lower third. This is one the rarest things ever called so not many people know about it. However the players hands are not allowed to be on the lower third of their stick at any given time.
|After a play has stopped, the blue player slashes another player, the referee calls the penalty right away for slashing by ________.|
Making a slashing motion on their forearm with their hand. A slashing motion on the shins is for tripping and the other two are not calls a referee in ringette would ever do.
|The red team has the ring and the blue player is in the goalie crease of the red team. The referee ________________ to show a delayed violation against the blue team.|
Bends one elbow and holds the hand upward. Once the blue player steps out of a five second count, would start suring which time if blue touches the ring the play would stop. Holding one arm completly upward is a delayed penalty. A "T" shape with your arms is to give the all clear to the other referee.
|During a delayed crease violation, the blue team gets the ring before the 5 seconds is up and the referee whistles and then puts both arms up in the air to make Y. What does this mean?|
Goalie ring. The goalie ring is called so that play resumes faster. Once the goalie has the ring, the referee will whistle and count 5 seconds during which time the goalie must pass the ring.
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