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 […]

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.

Another New League Starting Fall 2017

The Board is proud to announce that SSBRA has the opportunity to grow its client base again by becoming the Referee Association of record for the Adult Men’s Miguel Hidalgo Soccer League.  This league plays 4 men’s 11v11 matches on Sundays starting at 8 AM.  SSBRA has provided referees for this league a few times […]

SSBRA Wins Another Zog 8v8 Division

SSBRA members, Thanks to your hard work and outstanding refereeing, both SSBRA’s client base and overall work load continues to grow.  Our most recent growth involves an expansion of our relationship with ZogSports L.A.  Zog just appointment SSBRA to staff their most competitive 8 v. 8 league, Sunday nights at Westwood Recreation Center.   This league runs 5 matches on Sunday […]

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 […]