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Current News and Events- Please make sure if you are a returning referee.

2018 Referee Registration with USSF is OPEN !

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STAR Referees:

If you missed your chance in the fall to attend one of the field sessions

We will be having one the first Sunday in June at Crestmoor in San Bruno  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

You should attend one of intro nights dates which are used to explain the program and the course. The first intro night for the upcoming spring season will be on 5/2/18 at  SFYS League Office 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

The new STAR program is one way to help to get more adults in the referee program. We will be using all Grade 8 course's for the STAR training This way the parents of players that play on SFYS Rec or Comp teams and all clubs we assign. Can see what it takes to become a referee.  Anyone can sign up for these course's.  We may also have additional classroom sessions. We may also have additional field sessions which will be posted on this website and the SFYS league website.

Here is the link for online training which you should do before you attend the the first classroom session.


To register for the STAR program, register online and select the field session below.

Already know what you want? Go straight to the registration page.

Grade 8 Course for Rec and Comp teams- Next course in SF will be in May

Course starting this week

              5 / 9 / 2018

6:15 PM  to 9:15 PM  at the SFYS league office

Grade 8 Level Course is now for Rec and Comp teams.

We no longer offer the grade 9 course

We still have room for you to join the referee team for the Spring  2018 season. 

Just sign up for the course

If you know anyone that wants to become a referee please let them know about this course

We could really use some more adults for the Spring 2018 season. Before the start of the Spring season every team in District 1 will need to have at least one adult that has taken and passed this course. 


Here is the next course in San Francisco 

24340 - 2017 GRADE 8 ENTRY LEVEL REFEREE COURSE - Classroom & Field Session
Date / Time Location Grades Registered

5/9/18 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

5/19/18  6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

We will be having the field session

 6/3/18  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Sunday at Crestmoor in San Bruno

 We will be having an early field session 




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This course is for anyone Youth or Adult that would like to referee in the 2018 season, or and also for Adults that would like to become STAR referees for a Rec, Comp team and or Club. 
We will have an intro's night on, 5/2/18 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
It will help you with the course to do some online training 
You should  do some online training for this course. Which takes about 2.5 hours.


Venue Contact
Email:   richref2@gmail.com   or   INFO@SFYOUTHSOCCER.COM
Phone:   (415) 504-8131   or   (650) 290-0365
Driving Directions
The SFYS league office is loctaed at 1434 Taraval, near the corner of 24th and Taraval St.  The office is located on the 2nd floor.
To register for the Grade 8 course, please Click Here
 For more details on the STAR program, please check the SFYSOCCER website: 

Weekly Referee Roundtable:


Will be back 2018 Spring season

Hope to see you next Spring 

 We need to know how may will be attending  so please send an email to richref2@gmail.com. 

Want to earn a bonus this season?  Attend the weekly referee roundtable at the league office on Wednesday's from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Interact with other referees, discuss the good, the bad and the ugly from the previous week, and get additional training. Sign up for more matches for the season.


New or returning referee? Make sure you're current on the rules of the game.

Download the 2017-18 Laws of the Game here
Download the Laws of the Game Made Easy here
Download the D1 Rules for Rec and Prep matches here

How Do I Become a Referee?

Read information for becoming a referee, no matter what your situation.

You may contact the SFSRA to become an associate by providing us with your contact information and questions.

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Looking for High School Officials for this Winter season.

If you can referee in the afternoons Monday - Friday

Please contact Rich Fern

You can fill out the Assignment Availability information on this website

Thanks and hope you can referee this winter season for us.

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