MONTHLY REFEREE
EDUCATIONAL WEBINARS

During the circumstances involving COVID-19, educational webinar training make-up links continue to be available for the referee community. If you were unable to attend your local referee association’s meeting, you still have the opportunity to do it online. You simply click on the YouTube links provided below and watch the training. Then come back to this page to click on the respective quick survey link after to answer a few questions. That’s it!

A few items to note: Spanish versions will soon be available. Completing the survey will ensure you receive attendance credit for that month’s training.

Upcoming Cal South Referee Webinar | June 2022
Topic: TBA 
Guest presenter: TBA

  • To be held on: Wednesday, June 15th, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
  • To register for this live event, click here
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 
January February
Topic: 2022 State Cup & National Cup Rules Review and Expectations Topic: Foul Recognition
  • For the recorded training – click here
    Please note:

     – Referee updates from 0:00 – 29:30
     – Main topic w/Alan Black 29:31 – end
  • Take the January Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
  • Cal South 7v7 & 9v9 Modification Review – click here
  • Take the February Survey & Review Quiz (Required for Certification) – click here
March [English] March [Espanol]
Topic: Conductor of Practical Refereeing Topic: Faltas y Conducta Incorrecta Análisis de video
Guest Instructor: Alex Chilowicz, MLS Referee Guest Instructor: Arturo Angeles – Arbitro FIFA Mundialista,
FMF Director de VAR, PRO Instructor y Assessor
  • For the recorded training – click here
    Please note:

     – Referee updates from 0:00 – 14:00
     – Main topic w/Alec Chilowicz 14:00 – end
  • Take the March Survey & Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
April May
Topic: Mastering Offside Topic: Strengthening Your Mind
Guest Instructor: Ian Anderson, FIFA & MLS Assistant Referee Guest Instructor: Jim Madrid, CEO of Advance Sports Technology
  • For the recorded training – click here
    Please note:

     – Referee updates from 0:00 – 19:50
     – Main topic w/Ian Anderson 19:50 – end
  • Take the April Survey & Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
  • Take the May Survey & Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
January February
Topic: Penalty Area Decisions Topic: Moments of Trust
  • Take the Review
    (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
  • Take the Review (Required for Certification) – click here
March April
Topic: RTP and Law Review Topic: The Essence of the Referee
There were significant LAW changes in the 2019/20 edition and with the very short season, it is best to review these before we return to play. Remember we are now using the 2020/21 edition of the IFAB Laws of the Game.

  • Laws of the Game Changes and Clarifications, including summary of the changes: 2019/2020 | 2020/2021
  • Review of 2019/20 IFAB Law Changes: Part 1 | Part 2
Take the Review (Required for Certification):

May June
Topic: Game Management of Challenging Situations Topic: Receiving/Accepting Game Assignments 101
  • Take the Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
  • Take the Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
July August
Topic: Tips to Unlock Referee Success

Cal South Referees selected to work at the 2021 US Youth Soccer national tournaments unveiled their secrets to success and how they deal with hardships and adversity.

Topic: 2021-2022 Law Changes Review
  • For the recorded training – click here
  • To follow along with the Polling Questions – click here
  • Take the Survey and Review Quiz: “Determining the Outcome of the Match” – click here
    (Required for In-Service Training)
  • Take the Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
  • IFaB 2021/22 Law Change Review Presentation – click here
September October
Topic: Fall Kickoff: League Competition Rules and Offside Video Analysis Topics: Player Injuries and Safety & Managing the Touchline
  • For the recorded training – click here
  • Comparison between CSL and SOCAL Rules of Competition – click here
  • Quiz #1: “CSL & SOCAL Rules of Competition” – click here
    (Required for In-Service Training)
  • Quiz #2: “7v7 & 9v9 Modification Review,” including build-out line and deliberate heading – click here
    (Required for In-Service Training)
  • Take the Survey & Review (Required for In-Service Training) – click here
November December
Topic: Aerial Challenges
Speaker: Israel Fernandez
Topic: TBA
  • Quiz  – click here
    (Required for In-Service Training)
March April
Topic: Emotion or dissent? Topic: Pre-game
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
May June
Topic: Handling Topic: Assistant Referee Response
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
  • Second quiz is also available. If you scored less than
    8 out of 10 on the first review, you may want to
    consider taking this second quiz – Please click here.
  • To review the Laws of the Game – Please click here.
July August
Topic: Laws of the Game 2020/21 Review Topic: Grassroots Course with 2020-2021 Law Review
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
  • Links to the US Soccer Quiz
  • Cal South requires five (5) hours of training to recertify each year.
    For those that watch this presentation and complete the quiz,
    you will receive credit for 1 hour of training.
September October
Topic: Referee-Specific Return-to-Play Topic: Key Law 12 (Fouls and Misconduct) Incidents
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here
  • Take the Review (Required for In Service Training) – Please click here.
November