Recertification for 2023 is now available

Information regarding certification for 2023 is available on CalSouth at  To register for 2023, you will need to complete all of the requirements listed including: Register and pay click here Click here to take the Recertification Quiz for Grassroots Referees (previously Grade 9, 8 & 7). You should reference the 2022/2023 Laws of the […]

US Soccer Referee Signals Videos

To better prepare for the forthcoming Club Soccer Season, please watch the US Soccer Referee Signals and US Soccer Assistant Referee Signals videos at under the Videos section.

Law 11 – Offside: ‘deliberate play’ guidelines clarified

Following a number of high-profile situations and based on the expectation that a player who is clearly in an offside position should not become ‘onside’ on all occasions when an opponent moves and touches the ball, The IFAB and FIFA, after discussions with football stakeholders, have clarified the guidelines for distinguishing between ‘deliberate play’ and […]

Monthly Membership Meeting Survey Results

To maintain our high standards of refereeing, accomplished by share information and instruction with our members via our Flag & Whistle monthly newsletter and our monthly membership meetings, we conducted a survey about our monthly membership meetings. Thank you for your responses. The vast majority of the large number of responses received stated their preferences for our meetings […]

Free Annual Dues!!

Would you like to have FREE annual dues? Recruit a new referee to be eligible for the New Member Incentive by handing out these flyers at games.


Please visit our Futsal page for all the details.

New Ratings System Survey: Feedback

The Board, working with various sub-committees, has worked for several hours on the proposed New Ratings System to develop something new and improved from the system previously used. While we believe it is comprehensive and will be effective, we appreciate any feedback that you, our members, provided. Please read the feedback received and the Board […]