Register today to take our May Grade 8 Class

Register online today to take the Grade 8 Beginner Referee class.

May Grade 8 Referee Class Detail (Six Nights - Must attend all Classes)
Dates: May 5,7,9,12,14,16 (Mon/Wed/Friday) 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: 275 Rose Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566.

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CNRA/USSF Registration Renewal for 2014

EXPRESS LANE FOR 2014 REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

0. Go to https://cnra.gameofficials.net and login

1. Update/Correct all of your personal information in “My Info”

2. From the Main Menu on the left, Click on “Courses” (All Registration choices are contained under “Courses”.  This is where you will select from your available Registration choices.)

3. Select and click on the “Course” you wish to Register. i.e. Referee Courses - Courses for Referee Users (if you require multiple registrations ie (referee, instructor, assessor… you must do each registration individually.)

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Far West Regionals 2013

Far West 2013

2013 Far West Regionals, Here We Come.
On June 17th thru June 23rd the Pleasanton Soccer Referee (PSRA) will be represented at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii. Making the trip will be Kyle Wiest, Erica Kuo, and Tim Kirk, who will be joining a delegation of 26 other referees and 9 assessors from Cal-North. Follow their referee exploits while the State Champions of all 14 western United States compete to be crowned the Region IV – Far West Regional Champions. http://2013fwr.wordpress.com/

2013 Game Day Procedures For D1 and D3

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Referees, you must be aware of the differences in procedures and rules for Division 1 and Division 3 level games, including Division 4 (recreational).
Part of being a professional is knowing the details about your game, including game lengths, send-off procedures, substitutions and the like. Take a look at these links for game day procedures you'll need before you go out to the field. Send one of us a note if you have further questions.  Make sure you know what to do if there is a Red card before your game, not after!

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2012/13 LOTG and Advice to Referees

For the most current information on the Laws of the Game (LOTG), Advice to Referees, Position Papers, videos, training and more, visit the Referees section of USSoccer.com or FIFA.com

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Match Lengths Cheat Sheet

We've compiled a spreadsheet showing the game lengths, halftime lengths and other info for each league you might be working.

Click on the link and bookmark for future reference. Let us know if you find any discrepancies and we will sort them out.

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FIFA Laws of the Game Quiz and More
  • A player takes a throw-in. He throws the ball directly to his goalkeeper. The goalkeeper touches the ball with his hand, attempting to stop it, but the ball enters the goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  Apply advantage and award a goal.
    (b)  Disallow the goal and award an indirect free-kick to the attacking team.
    (c)  Disallow the goal and award a dropped ball.
    (d)  Disallow the goal and award a throw-in to the opposing team.

  • A team playing with twelve players scores a goal. The referee realises this before play is restarted. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  Disallow the goal. The 12th player should be cautioned and ordered to leave the field of play. Restart the match with a dropped ball.
    (b)  Allow the goal. The 12th player should be cautioned for entering the field of play without the permission of the referee and required to leave the field of play.
    (c)  Disallow the goal. Caution the 12th player and require him to leave the field of play. Restart the match with an indirect free kick from the defending team`s goal area.
    (d)  None of the answers is correct.

  • The goalkeeper has the ball in his hands. At the moment he releases the ball to kick it, an opponent intercepts it and scores a goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee allows the goal because the opponent took the ball from the goalkeeper fairly.
    (b)  The referee awards an indirect free kick against the opponent`s team.
    (c)  The referee awards a direct free kick against the opponent`s team for the offence.
    (d)  None of the answers is correct.

  • At a dropped ball, after the ball has touched the ground but before being touched by any player, a defender inside his own penalty area spits at an opponent inside the penalty arc. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee sends off the defender and has the dropped ball retaken.
    (b)  The referee sends off the defender and awards a penalty kick to the opposing team.
    (c)  The referee sends off the defender and awards a direct free kick to the opposing team from where the opponent was.
    (d)  The referee sends off the defender and awards an indirect free kick to the opposing team from where the player was inside the penalty arc.


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