11 Jan 2019: From Cal South

These are helpful tools for referees to be aware of and their use: Step by step instructions to print the USSF Registration Card Standards of Dress Pocket Guide

Cal South SRC Guidance Regarding Drones

Cal South’s State Referee Committee is providing the attached guidance. It covers a procedure for the referees to follow when the presence of drones may impact the safety of participants of the beautiful game. This is a matter of safety – the prime directive of referees. Cal South SRC Guidance Regarding Drones

Sept Training: LOTG Restarts

This summary (LOTG Restarts) of the 8 restarts and the 9 criteria to compare them inclusive of the most recent modifications to the LOTG will be referred to during the September In-Service Monthly class.

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 […]

National Officiating Survey is here!

The National Officiating Survey is the most comprehensive survey ever completed in the history of the officiating industry with 162 questions and an approximate grand total of 6,000,000 data points. Conducted during the spring and summer of 2017, the National Officiating Survey was completed by more than 17,000 sports officials from all levels and all sports. The data presented here is […]