MONTHLY REFEREE IN-SERVICE TRAINING

During the circumstances involving COVID-19, Cal South In-Service 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 | October 2021
Topic: Referee Positioning During Dynamic Play and Ceremonial Free Kicks 
Presenters: Israel Fernandez

  • To be held on: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 7:00 PM PT
  • To register for this live event, click here
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Upcoming Cal South Referee Webinar | November 2021
Topic: Aerial Challenges (Video Analysis)  
Presenters: Guest Speaker TBA

  • To be held on: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 7:00 PM PT
  • 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: 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 Topic: TBA
  • For the recorded training – click here
  • Comparison between CSL and SOCAL Rules of Competition – click here
  • TBA
  • 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)
  • TBA
  • TBA
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