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
  • Can a player, who was sent off before the start of the match, be replaced by one of the named substitutes?
    (a)  No, under no circumstances.
    (b)  Yes, but is left to the discretion of the referee.
    (c)  Yes, he can be replaced by one of the named substitutes.
    (d)  None of the answers is completely correct.

  • Which of the following infringements committed by the team in possession of the ball does not require the referee to stop play?
    (a)  A substitute enters the field of play without the referee`s permission.
    (b)  A substituted player enters the field of play without the referee`s permission.
    (c)  Any infringement of Law 4.
    (d)  Any infringement of Law 13.

  • An attacker kicks the ball towards the goal. The goalkeeper throws a boot, which stops the ball from entering the goal. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The goalkeeper is sent off for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity and play is restarted with a penalty kick.
    (b)  The goalkeeper is sent off for denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity and play is restarted with an indirect free kick taken from the place where the boot hit the ball.
    (c)  The goalkeeper is cautioned for unsporting behaviour and play is restarted with an indirect free kick taken from the place where the boot was thrown.
    (d)  The goalkeeper is cautioned for unsporting behaviour and play is restarted with a penalty kick.

  • Which of the following is incorrect with regard to the throw-in procedure? At the moment of delivering the ball, the thrower must:
    (a)  Face the field of play.
    (b)  Use both hands.
    (c)  Deliver the ball from just above his head.
    (d)  Have part of each foot either on the touch line or on the ground outside the touch line.


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