We hope you are well and ready for the start of the upcoming fall season. We would like to invite you to a referee zoom meeting on Tuesday, September 6th. We are offering two meeting times: 12:00pm and 6:00pm Pacific Time. We will cover the same information during both meetings. We will cover all the essential […]
Information regarding certification for 2023 is available on CalSouth at https://calsouth.com/maintenance-upgrade-requirements/. 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 […]
To better prepare for the forthcoming Club Soccer Season, please watch the US Soccer Referee Signals and US Soccer Assistant Referee Signals videos at https://sbsra.org/training/ under the Videos section.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Read this sobering article by Lee Eichenbaum, State Director of Referee Instruction.
USSF Birth Year and Age Group Matrix may be used to determine the age group for a season.