Carlos Arecio Amarilla Demarqui (born October 26, 1970) is a football referee from Paraguay. Amarilla has been a referee since 1997 and his first international game was between Uruguay and Ecuador. In the 2006 FIFA World Cup he took charge of the opening Group E match between the United States and the Czech Republic, and the Group G match between Switzerland and Togo.
On September 11, 2012, he officiated a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Uruguay and Ecuador. He was heavily criticized after not giving a clear penalty to Ecuador.
On May 15, 2013, he also officiated a controversial Copa Libertadores 2013's Round of 16 match between Corinthians and Boca Juniors (1-1). Corinthians, playing at home, ended being prejudiced by two non-offside goals being disallowed due to offside claims and a clearly handball penalty not given to the home team. The Brazilian team ended up eliminated after the aggregated score.
- Official Amarilla criticized for Ukraine vs Tunisia offciating, Der Spiegel, Der Spiegel (English)23 June 2006
- List of prospective 2010 FIFA World Cup referees
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