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All United States Soccer Federation (USSF) affiliates, including California Youth Soccer Association North (Youth), require that all referees be certified by the USSF. To do this, you must have a USSF Grade 8 or Grade 9 Recreational Referee.

Referee Classes in Pleasanton:


Here is the list of New Referee Classes for Adults and Youth Referees Register for one of the following coures which comprise 1hr Class Orientation, 3hrs Online homework and Online Test, 8 hrs Class instruction, 4 hrs field session.   (Must pass the online test done at home.)
 

Grade 8 Youth and Adult Classes in Pleasanton for 2015 

Session #1 Friday
Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Apr 24 (7:30-8:30PM)
Apr 30 (6:00P-10:00PM)
May 1 (6:00P-10:00PM)
May 2 (8AM-1PM)
Class Registration here
Session #2 Friday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
July 24 (7:00PM-8:00PM)
July 29 (6:00PM-10:00PM)
July 30(6:00PM-10:00PM)
July 31(6:00PM-9:00PM)
 Registration coming soon
Session #3 Thursday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Aug TBD (7:00PM-8:00PM)
Aug 12 (6:00P-10:00PM)
Aug 13(6:00P-10:00PM)
Aug 14(6:00P-9:00PM)
 Registration coming soon
Session #4 TBD Sept 2-5  
Session $5 TBD Sept 9-12

Our Grade 8 Classes are held at 275 Rose Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Upstairs at the Ballistic United Soccer Club Conference Room. Field Session will be held at Aquatic Park at Black Ave and Santa Rita Road.

If you have any questions email   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or call Frank @925 989 8098

If you are interested in taking a class in another local city then click here for a list of available class
 


For BUSC/RAGE U9/10 Recreational Referee Program

USSF badge 2012 Here is the list of New Referee Classes for BUSC/RAGE Adults Register for one of the following coures which comprise 1hr Class Orientation, 1-3hrs Online homework and Test done before class starts, 8 hrs Class instruction, 4 hrs field session. (Must pass the online test done at home.)


Grade 8 (Must attend 2 nights Class Instruction plus Field Session)

Session #4 Friday(Orientation)
Wednesday(Class)
Friday(Class)
Saturday(Field)
Aug 28 (7:00PM-8:00PM)
Sept 2 (6:00P-10:00PM)
Sept 4 (6:00P-10:00PM)
Sept 5(8:00P-11:00PM)
Registration coming soon
Reg Link will be found here
Session #5 Friday(Orientation)
Wednesday(Class)
Friday(Class)
Saturday(Field)
Aug 28 (8:00PM-9:00PM)
Sept 9 (6:00P-10:00PM)
Sept 11 (6:00P-10:00PM)
Sept 12(8:00P-11:00PM
Registration coming soon
Reg Link will be found here

If you cannot make one of the sessions or have any questions please call Frank @925 989 8098

Our Grade 8 Classes are held at 275 Rose Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Upstairs at the Ballistic United Soccer Club Conference Room (Field Session will be held at Aquatic Park at Black Ave and Santa Rita Road.)
 


Referee Requirements:
  • You must be at least twelve (12) years old (by Jan 1st, 2015 for our classes in 2015)
  • You must take a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) beginning referee class and then pass an examination
  • PSRA offers the Grade 8 beginner Referee classes
    • Grade 8 classes  1hr Class Orientation, 3hrs Online homework and Online Test, 6 hrs Class instruction, 4 hrs field session.
  • For Pleasanton residents Grade 8 classes cost $45. Your annual USSF/CNRA registration fee of $45 is included in the class fee. You get a $25 refund if you referee at least 10 league matches in Pleasanton. This refund is in addition to the money you will be paid for refereeing the 10 matches.
  • For Adults in the BUSC/RAGE u9/U10 volunteer program there is no cost for the class.
  • You must be physically able to run for an entire soccer match, have good vision, and be able to understand and apply the Laws of the game
  • Refereeing is an excellent way to improve your health.

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Daily Referee Quiz

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FIFA Laws of the Game Quiz and More
  • A player leaves the field of play without the referee`s permission when the ball is in play. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  Stop play if advantage cannot be applied, send off the player and restart play with an indirect free kick from the position of the ball when play was stopped.
    (b)  Stop play if advantage cannot be applied, caution the player and restart play with an indirect free kick from the position where the player left the field of play.
    (c)  Stop play if advantage cannot be applied, caution the player and restart play with a dropped ball at the position of the ball when play was stopped.
    (d)  Stop play if advantage cannot be applied, caution the player and restart play with an indirect free kick from the position of the ball when play was stopped.

  • After a goal kick has been taken, but before the ball has left the penalty area, an opponent enters the penalty area and makes contact with a defending player. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee may caution, send off or take no disciplinary action, depending on the seriousness of the infraction, and order a penalty kick.
    (b)  The referee may caution, send off or take no disciplinary action, depending on the seriousness of the infraction, and retake the goal kick.
    (c)  The referee may caution, send off or take no disciplinary action, depending on the seriousness of the infraction, and order an indirect free-kick.
    (d)  The referee may caution, send off or take no disciplinary action, depending on the seriousness of the infraction, and order a dropped ball.

  • With the ball in play, the referee sees a group of substitutes arguing with officials from the opposing team in the technical area. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee allows play to continue because the incidents are outside the field of play.
    (b)  The referee stops play, cautions the offenders and awards an indirect free kick to the opposing team.
    (c)  The referee stops play, sends off the offenders and awards a direct free kick to the opposing team.
    (d)  The referee stops play, takes the appropriate disciplinary action and awards a dropped ball.

  • What decision should the referee take if a player strikes a team-mate inside his own penalty area when the ball is in play?
    (a)  The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with a dropped ball from where the ball was when play was stopped.
    (b)  The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with a penalty kick.
    (c)  The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with an indirect free kick from where the offence was committed.
    (d)  The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with a direct free kick from where the offence was committed.


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