Become an Inland Empire Water Polo Referee

Thank you for your interest in becoming a water polo referee!

Come be a part of our team of enthusiastic referees and help make a positive impact in the water polo community. The Inland area covers Riverside and San Bernardino counties – from Apple Valley to Palm Desert to Temecula.

Make $50+ a game

Game fees vary by game length but make the average is $50+

pick your schedule

Choose when you want to work and we get you games to referee

paid mileage

Receive extra pay for far away pools

great environment

Enjoy a water polo game around passionate individuals 

inland empire water polo referees
inland empire water polo referees

What to Expect

Once you contact your area president, Jae Lee, to become a water polo referee this is what happens next:

  1. We’ll email you a link to establish a SCAF Arbiter account. Instructions are here: Arbiter Sign-up
  2. Next is a RefPay account. Follow this link: REFPAY . Click on “Sign Up Today”, in red, and follow the steps to establish your RefPay Account.
  3. On-deck training will be completed in the spring. You will receive more information when you contact your president.
  4. A NFHS (High School) Rules Test must be taken each year before competition begins. If you are already registered, you will receive an e-mail prompt when it is available. This test MUST be completed by the date mandated.
  5. Information on instructional clinics will be given by your president.  Attendance at instructional clinics is mandatory in order to insure eligibility to referee high school.
  6. Watch out for announcements via email

Join our team today!


SCAF-WP Membership Dues: $100
Assignors Fee: $140 Per Season (HS Boys and HS Girls are separate seasons)

Please visit the CIFSS site, page 145 for more information on high school fees.


You’re expected to provide your own gear.

  • – White Pants (Pressed white slacks)
  • – Collared White Shirt (Pressed)
  • – White shoes
  • – White belt
  • – Whistle
  • – Watch
  • – Ear plugs
  • – Red and Yellow card

Refree water polo alongside passionate individuals!

We want you to join us on deck.