Welcome, and thank you for wanting to become a soccer referee!
To become a referee, you simply need to be 12 years old or older, be physically able to run for an entire soccer match, have good vision, and apply the Laws of the Game that you will learn when you take and pass the required United States Soccer Federation (USSF) begining referee class. Its fun, an excellent way to make a some money and improve your health. Contact us for more details via email frank at psra.org or call Frank Pereira at 925 989 8098
Click here if interested in taking a future 2016 referee class
Here is the Dates for our first two classes
Wednesday, March 2, 7pm-8pm - Orientation - BUSC Offices
Tuesday, March 8, 6pm-10pm - Classroom Training - BUSC Offices
Thursday, March 10, 6pm-10pm - Classroom Training - BUSC Offices
Saturday, March 12, 9am-12pm - Field Training - Aquatic Park, Black Ave.
Saturday, March 19, 9am-1pm - Scrimmage Day - Location TBD
|Session #2|| Wednesday, May 4, 7pm-8pm - Orientation - BUSC Offices
Tuesday, May 10, 6pm-10pm - Classroom Training, - BUSC Offices
Thursday, May 12, 6pm-10pm - Classroom Training - BUSC Offices
Saturday, May 14, 9am-12pm - Field Training - Aquatic Park, Black Ave.
Saturday, May 21, 9am-1pm - Scrimmage Day- Location TBD
Daily Referee Quiz
When is the ball in play at a corner kick?
(a) When the ball moves forward.
(b) When the ball is touched.
(c) When the ball is kicked and moves.
(d) When the ball leaves the corner arc.
A player asks permission to leave the field of play, and on his way to the touchline, he strikes an opponent using excessive force. What decision should the referee make?
(a) The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with a dropped ball.
(b) The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with an indirect free kick.
(c) The referee sends off the offending player and restarts play with a direct free kick.
(d) Two of the answers may be correct.
Of the following infringements, indicate which is stated in the Laws of the Game as an offence punishable with a sending off under Law 12.
(a) Being guilty of violent conduct.
(b) Being guilty of serious foul play.
(c) Receiving a second caution in the same match.
(d) All are correct.
A substitute must enter the field of play from:
(b) The technical area.
(c) Only at the halfway line, during a stoppage in the match.
(d) At any point along the touchline.