New CSL Referee App

CSL has released an update to their CSL App which you need to download on your smartphone or tablet even if you downloaded their 2017 CSL App last year. This application has the CSL Rules and Field info along with your assignments.  You will be able to send scores and reports immediately after the match ends.  […]

CSL Referee Application for iOS and Android

UPDATED: 15 August 2018 CSL has released an update to their CSL APP. This new APP needs to be downloaded on your smartphone or tablet even if you downloaded their 2017 CSL APP last year. This application will make your life much easier, you can set it for your needs, it has site maps for […]

Updated Codes for 2018-2019 Cautionable and Sending-Off Offenses

The updated Codes for Cautionable and Sending-Off Offenses according to the 2018-2019 LOTG are posted. Note that this tool is no longer referred to as 7×7 given the increase in the LOTG of players’ cautionable offenses as well as the inclusion of the cautionable offenses by substitutes.

Coaching License Update

Cal South would like to ensure that all referees receive continuous updates on US Soccer new licenses for new coaches. Referees reviewing Cal South coaches IDs will now also see new licenses displayed.

IFAB Posts 2018/19 Law Changes

An outline of the main changes / clarifications to be included in the 2018 Laws of the Game has been released. Read about it here. Update 29 May 2018: The IFAB has released the 2018-2019 Laws of the Game.  Download your copy here in booklet form or single page version.

Referee Health and Safety

While there is no USSF and/or FIFA directive regarding referees wearing any head covering, USSF in consultation with medical and referee experts, issued the following recommendations for those who are concerned with their health. Cal South State Referee Committee will follow the USSF recommendations for all its affiliated games. If a referee is concerned with his […]

2017 Galaxy Coastal Classic

SBSRA’s main tournament of the year will be held on two weekends this year as shown below. Please reserve these two dates to support SBSRA and our South Bay Galaxy Client on both these two weekends. There will be tons of work and all fields are in the South Bay area so travel will be […]

Offside exercises for assistant referees

There’s been a lot of offside discussions recently. Is a player making attempt to play the ball? Is it a deliberate play or a save? Offside is the main task of the assistant referee, but it’s also quite difficult. Not just the rare situations, but also situations where both defenders and attackers are moving. Want […]