Congratulations on completing the necessary requirements to becoming a Cal South/U.S. Soccer referee.
If you do not know where to go from here, follow these easy steps:
Check out www.calsouth.com
Referees Tab – Registered Officials List
Referees Tab – Referee Associations
o List of all referees who have completed their state certification requirements to become a referee. They are cleared to referee sanctioned adult games. As for youth games, if your name does not show “APPROVED” then you have not done your risk management (i.e.: LiveScan/fingerprint). This only applies if you are 18 years or older.
o Cal South approved referee association list. To join one of these associations will allow you to get assigned youth matches in leagues that are Cal South-sanctioned. Contact the person(s) listed on the association list for further information.
• Referee Training
o Cal South offers monthly training to ALL approved referee associations, once you join make sure you attend the monthly meetings, you’ll need at least 5 monthly clinics to be able to re-certify for the following year.
o Training provided by referee association, all have different training programs
o U.S. Soccer web site: http://www.ussoccer.com/referees/resource-center.aspx at this site you’ll find current instructional material/references that will help you to stay current
o You must re-certify every year and must meet the following requirements:
Member Education Specialist
State Referee Administrator
Uniforms - Official Sports Flyer
Advice to New Referees Documents - Please review this document
Advice to New Referees Videos - Please view these videos