Erin Patterson received the Margaret Domka USYS Midwest Region Female Referee of the Year at this year's 2021 Midwest Regional Championships held in Maryland Heights, MO. Domka, one of the highest decorated female referees was selected as a match official for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
She was previously a FIFA international assistant referee in 2007 and 2008 and worked the 2010 and 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cups. She also worked the 2012 Algarve Cup championship. Domka was formerly an NCAA Division III All-American at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.
Patterson, for her part, was also selected to officiate the Boys 15U Championship match, as well as being selected to join the Midwest delegation as a referee in this year's 2021 USYS National Championships, July 18-25th in Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida