2018 USSF Certifications

The SSBRA Board encourages all its members to start their re-certification for their 2018 USSF Badge.   USSF has opened the 2018 certification process and you can access everything you need from the Certification page on the SSBRA Web site.

SSBRA Wins Two Year Contract for SBPSL Open Division and Division 40

SSBRA is pleased to announce that SSBRA has been selected to serve South Bay Peninsula Soccer League (SBPSL) as the Referee Association of record for their Division 40 in addition to their Open Division which SSBRA has been providing Referees for several years.  This announcement concludes several months of proposal activities and is a two year contract […]

SSBRA 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

SSBRA’s main tournament of the year will be held on two weekends this year as shown below. Please reserve these two dates to support SSBRA 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 […]

2017-2018 Board Elections

The Nominees for the Board positions of Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary were put to vote at the AGM meeting with the following results. Steve Morgan was voted in as Vice President (2 year term) Bruce Ashton was voted in as Treasurer (2 year term) Jay Pignatello voted in as Secretary (1 year term) The […]

May 30: Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (elections and pizza party) on Tuesday 30 May 2017 will be held at Tony’s Pizza, 5544 W. 119th St. (119th St & Aviation Blvd.), Inglewood starting at 7 PM (click here for directions).  

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 […]