CNRA/USSF Registration Renewal for 2014


0. Go to 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.)


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.

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!


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 or


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.

NorCal State Cup Programs & Info

Be informed before you get to your matches! Programs for each age group are available at this link on the NorCal Premier Soccer website.
Each program has rules, game-day procedures, red card info and lists each team by ranking and groups.
Also, take a look at this link on the NorCal website for 2012/13 State Cup Knockout Phase for U14-U19, which provides schedules, results, brackets, and more.

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FIFA Laws of the Game Quiz and More
  • A substitute must enter the field of play from:
    (a)  Anywhere.
    (b)  The technical area.
    (c)  Only at the halfway line, during a stoppage in the match.
    (d)  At any point along the touchline.

  • A goal kick is taken. The ball first strikes the referee and then a defender without leaving the penalty area before going into the goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee awards a dropped ball where the ball hit the referee.
    (b)  The referee awards a corner kick.
    (c)  The referee orders the goal kick to be retaken.
    (d)  None of the answers is correct.

  • A player leaves the field of play and strikes a spectator who has been insulting him. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee applies advantage if there is a clear goalscoring opportunity. If not, he stops play, sends off the player and awards an indirect free kick.
    (b)  The referee stops play immediately, sends off the player and awards an indirect free kick against the team of the player responsible for the violent conduct.
    (c)  The referee applies advantage if the opponents have possession and a clear opportunity to attack the opponents goal. If not, he stops play and sends off the player.
    (d)  The referee allows play to continue and during the next stoppage in play sends off the player for violent conduct.

  • What decision should the referee make if two players from different teams commit two reckless simultaneous fouls?
    (a)  The referee sends off both players and play is restarted with a dropped ball.
    (b)  The referee allows play to continue.
    (c)  The referee cautions both players and play is restarted with a dropped ball.
    (d)  The referee applies advantage and takes disciplinary action if necessary according to the offences when the ball is next out of play.

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