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Current News and Events

High School Season Kickoff Meeting

High School teams began tryouts and practices October 31.  We are just a few weeks away from the first contests.   So it is time to meet.  There is quite a bit of change this season and there will be a lot to cover.  It is very important that you attend the kickoff meeting, or if you cannot attend that you have a proxy who will actually let you know what was discussed.

Wednesday, November 9
6:30 PM
San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA


  • pizza
  • testing requirements
  • what's new - schools, leagues, start times
  • uniform guidelines
  • compensation
  • professionalism
  • setting the stage

At the end we will discuss misconduct reporting and Arbiter for referees new to the association or to high school refereeing.

Referee Round Table Next  Meeting on 10/25/16

Location is the SFYS league office 
1434 Taraval St
San Francisco, CA 
6:30 PM to around 8:30 PM  Moving to Tuesday Nights

Good morning, 
Thanks again to everyone that is doing matches in District 1 and also for BSC. 
I just wanted to let you know we will be having our weekly Referee Round Table meeting on Tuesday nights. 

It will be at the SFYS league office. 

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM  Tuesdays nights during the season. 

So why came to these meetings, and what do we do at these meetings 

To help anyone with Pensra --- how it works and get the matches you want.

We can all learn from each other a thing a two, from the events that happen at the field the each week.

We want to hear about the Good , Bad and the Ugly that happens at the matches each week. So we can make things better for everyone 

Get feed back from you on, who you feel should be the youth and adult referees of the years this season. Female and Male

You can also sign up for extra matches just for showing up. 

Earn points good for referee gear. 

Have some fun and do some video training. 

Hope to see you at the meetings we will be having this season.  

 Hope to see you at the meetings during the season

 SFSRA Board

Grade 8 course Starting on 10/25/2016

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 next fall season.

No cost to take the course. It does cost $50 every year to be a register as a referee

The course number : 


You may also need the walk up code 4870

After you have signed up you will need to start the online training. This takes about 3 to 4 hours.

The first night will be doing  last minute sign up and  for this course 10/25/16 and or 10/26/16  6:00 PM
The training for the course will start the next night on 10/25/16
Location is the   
SFYS League Office 2nd floor
1434 Taraval St.
San Francisco, CA 94116
Dates and times for the course sessions
10/19         6:30 PM to 8:00 PM you can make this session up
10/25         6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
10/26         6:30 PM to 9:30 PM  
11/2           6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
11/4           4:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Field Session) and testing   (Location TBD)
11/5           TBD     Second part of field session and work on live games--- make up for field session

Rich Fern


650 290-0365


Look for High School Officials for next 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 the next winter season for us.


Assigning Referees Just Got Easier

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The SFSRA is the first referee association in the country to pay referees by email! SFSRA selects PayPal as its electronic payment service provider. Read details.

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Looking for Assignments?

The SFSRA assigns referees for several leagues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Get more information about how to get assigned or submit your availability.

Looking for Referees for Your League?

You've taken on the role to find referees to officiate your games, but you don't know what to do next. We're here to help! Read details about how SFSRA provides professional referee services to leagues and clubs.

Soccer Fields - Maps and Directions

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How Do I Become a Referee?

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