Shirts are available in long and short sleeve versions so that refs can dress according to the weather.
Wearing the proper colors will keep refs from getting mistaken for players and potentially tackled.
Even the referees are models wearing lingerie, though professional refs also staff these events.
Remember that refs run just as much, if not more than players.
P. McKinlay, as above, with refs.: on his " Songs," H.
The former courts, under their bailiffs, gradually absorbed the separate courts which the Syrians had at first been permitted to enjoy under their own refs; and the bailiff with his 6 assessors (4 Syrians and 2 Franks) thus came to judge both commercial cases and cases in which Syrians were involved.
Vincent Smith, Early History of India, 2nd ed., 1908, and refs.).