Recertification window for 2025 opens 1 July!

Information regarding certification for 2025 is available on CalSouth at  To register for 2025, you will need to complete all of the requirements listed including: Notes Regarding the Quiz: NOTE:  Last day to complete certification requirements for 2025 approval is June 14th, 2025.

It’s Warm Up Time!

Just out! The new SBSRA warm up suits are now available from Manny. Click here to see the details. All orders must be placed directly with Manny and all payment and delivery details worked out with him directly.

Cal South Female Referee Initiative

As announced recently, Cal South’s Referee Committee is launching its “Female Development Initiative.” This initiative is a program dedicated to the female referee who is seeking support or to advance their referee license. With this program being focused on female referees, Cal South will be hosting a series of instruction dedicated to females in the […]

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.

Get your gear!

To place an order, please contact Manny at 213-215-5454,  We accept most major credit cards (Venmo: @EMANUEL-FINEBERG) as well as PayPal. (PayPal a/c Please provide full name, address, email address and phone number on your orders. We will use USPS Priority Mail as much as possible to keep shipping costs as low as we […]

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 […]


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