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 […]

SBSRA policy on forfeits for adult 7 vs 7 leagues

If your scheduled game is a forfeit and there is another match being played at the same time and location as your forfeit, you must double up on another field and run a dual system (two referees) for that match. Procedure: If the forfeit occurs before the Referee arrives at the field – The League will notify […]

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 […]