Become registered with the City of LA as an Official

Here is the REVISED procedure:  A) If you do NOT have a current, active City of LA Business Tax Registration Certificate (BRTC) then: Go to a Finance Office, fill out the BTRC application, submit it, and leave with a copy of your new BTRC.  The original BTRC will be mailed to you in approximately 3-4 […]

AP Interview with Mark Clattenburg

All referees, no matter what badge level, deal with the same issues…  Read this interview with Referee Mark Clattenburg as he opens up on coping with errors.

SSBRA Swag from CSA

Check out this new SSBRA gear! (flyer) Please provide full name, address, phone number, email address and credit card number: Please provide item description, size and quantity you wish to purchase. Shipping charges range from $10.00 – $15.00 per order. Single shirt orders shipped by Priority Mail at a cost of $7.00. California sales tax […]

New USSF style referee jerseys

New referee shirts for $24.95 in Red, Yellow, and Green see attached.  Long sleeves will be available in January and should cost around $26.95.  Manny will be at the November SSBRA meeting on the 29th to take orders and payment.  (Credit cards or check) If all the members want to combine all the orders in […]

2016 Practical Guidelines for Match Officials

Look on the Laws & Guidance page for new materials:  2016 Practical Guidelines for Match Officials.  These guidelines contain practical advice for match officials which supplements the information in the Laws of the Game.

15 Sept: Some tips using Arbiter

From our Assignor: When you want to set a new time block you need to first delete the old time block for the same day.  Setting a new time block does NOT delete the old one, it just layers it on top of the old one, which is probably not what you intended to do. […]

2017 Recertification

Don’t forget to re-certify for the 2017 registration year! If you are not re-registered by January 1, 2017, you will not be able to officiate until you do. Information on re-certification may be found on the Cal South website here.  Cal South’s online registration system link is here. After you complete the 2017 registration, you may need to […]

19 Aug: Arbiter Time Blocks

Time Blocks: When you block from 8 AM to 10 AM that means you will not be assigned a match until 11 AM or so.  Arbiter adds travel time and the 30 minute arrival time to the 10 AM time.  If its tournament season, increased travel time could mean you may not be assigned a match until […]

21 July: You can now pay your dues online…

SSBRA is now setup to allow members to pay their dues using a credit card through PayPal. If you have not used PayPal, it is an online credit card payment system. The cost to the association to make this available to members is minimal: 2.9% per transaction. You can pay your dues from this page. […]