THE FIRST ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR REFEREES

Silbo’s RefXchange is the first sports officiating marketplace where youth and adult leagues, clubs and tournaments post games online, making these games easily accessible for qualified officials to select, work, provide feedback and receive automatic digital payment.
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TRANSPARENCY, COMMUNICATION, TRUST

With Silbo, league, club and tournament administrators have access to a larger pool of referees, receive more feedback about their games, and never worry about the hassle of payments ever again. Referees and umpires command direction of their careers by selecting the games they want to work through our handy mobile app.
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BRINGING RESPECT BACK TO THE GAME

By offering easy access, better alignment and transparency between referees and leagues, the Silbo sports officiating marketplace is central to bringing greater quality, trust and respect back to the game.
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How RefXchange™ Works

LEAGUES POST GAMES

Through the Go Silbo™ web portal, league, club and tournament admins can easily upload and manage their games on the RefXchange™ marketplace

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OFFICIALS SELECT GAMES

Referees and umpires use the Go Silbo™ app to select the games they want to work, taking control of their own work schedules for the first time

INSTANT ONLINE PAYMENT

Using Silbo’s digital payment platform, referees automatically bill admins at the end of every game, and admins pay referees easily, online and on-time through direct deposit

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Feedback & Records

Referees can send feedback directly in the Go Silbo™ app, and administrators can monitor officials' ratings

Everything Automated

Managing officials is taken care of digitally and with a clear record. Stop filling out 1099s and hassling with multiple sources

Let's Talk

We check our email

We're available 24/7 via email. Expect to hear from our real team same-day. No curve balls.

Call Us Right Now

You’ll be talking to our real team. We’re live nine-to-five. You'll get a call back if we miss you.

Text us anytime

We have a few Millennials on our team so of course we can chat online and we always text back.

Download the App and Get Started

Referees and umpires can download the Go Silbo™ mobile app in the iOS App Store and Google Play Stores and start browsing games on the RefXchange™ marketplace right now. Take control of your schedule and career. Build your digital history and a professional resume you can take anywhere.

GAMES IN YOUR INBOX EVERY WEEK

Get "The Official" Every Week

Ref Rants

Read the weekly Ref Rant — true stories from your fellow referees and umpires, submit your own stories and get featured in the Silbo Ref Rants

Find Games

We'll be sending out new leagues, tournaments and work opportunities. Find games to work specifically in your area, or any games you're willing to travel for

TESTIMONIALS

I’ve been umpiring for 32 years. I saw how software made scheduling games much easier than being sent a schedule in the mail. Silbo is making that same leap of ease

Larry Boykin

Umpire

Once you use Silbo it’s hard to imagine going back to the old way. People are not used to change, and I get that. Silbo is easy to get used to

Francis Combs

Sports Official

We used to have referees show up late or not at all. With Silbo we no longer have to worry about that. I go to their site, post games and umpires show up. Easy

Jay Stott

League Director

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