ECNL Procedures 2014/2015

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See the resources link for these ECNL league Matches at http://www.eliteclubsnationalleague.com/
and download the rules handbook here

California Regional League Rules

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See the rules for these CalNorth Premier league Matches
http://www.californiaregionalleague.com/en/rules/

Game Day Procedures 2014 Fall Season

Referees, be at your games at the latest 30 minutes before your scheduled game time, which barely gives you enough time to:

  • inspect the field/nets
  • introduce yourself to the coaches
  • check in teams
  • conduct a pregame with your referee crew
  • perform coin flip with captains and start game ON TIME

Each member of the referee crew should be properly dressed with ref jersey, ref shorts (not soccer/basketball shorts), black referee socks (3-stripe or newer logo version), black shoes and all your other equipment (wrist stopwatch, coin, whistle, book, cards, flags). You may be forced into duty as the center ref and everyone must be prepared.

Each member of the referee crew needs to know the rules for the particular league they are refereeing, such as substitution procedures, game length, roster, player pass issues. Not knowing will lead to players and coaches doubting you on other matters during the game.

After the game, the center ref should fill out the After Game portion on GameOfficials.net so everyone can get paid promptly. Any issues during the game should be noted in detail.. Send-offs and other major incidents in NorCal, ECNL and EGSL games require other procedures. The information on that and other game day procedures can be found at these links:

NorCal Referee resource page (NorCal, NorCal State Cup, NPL)

EGSL - Elite Girls Soccer League

ECNL - Elite Clubs National League

Rage Rec Rules 

Ballist Rec Rules in Team Manual

Other notes:

New this year for NorCal games, substitutions will be allowed prior to other team’s throw-in if team in possession is also substituting. Subs must be ready at center line, no subbing from bench.

For Rec games, substitutions prior to team own throw-in (in addition to other, normal sub opportunities). No player passes needed.

Rage Rec U16 & U19 teams and opponents need to present a laminated team roster, no player passes needed.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

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Norcal Leagues Substitution Rules for 2014

There have been some changes to the Cal-North/ CYSA referee administration and substitution rules for the upcoming season that I thought that you should know.  

Player Substitution Process As Modified In 2014

Players may be substituted at the following times:
i.    Prior to a throw-in, in your favor.  Competitions may allow substitutions by either team if the team in possession of the ball substitutes.
ii.    Prior to a goal kick, by either team.
iii.    After a goal, by either team.
iv.    After an injury, when the referee stops play, by either team.
v.    At half time.
vi.    When the referee stops play to caution a player, only the cautioned player may be substituted, prior to the restart of the game.
vii.    The number of substitutes shall be unlimited. A substitute shall not enter the field of play until he/she has been given a signal to do so by the referee.

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CNRA/USSF Registration Renewal for 2014

EXPRESS LANE FOR 2014 REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

0. Go to https://cnra.gameofficials.net and login

1. Update/Correct all of your personal information in “My Info”

2. From the Main Menu on the left, Click on “Courses” (All Registration choices are contained under “Courses”.  This is where you will select from your available Registration choices.)

3. Select and click on the “Course” you wish to Register. i.e. Referee Courses - Courses for Referee Users (if you require multiple registrations ie (referee, instructor, assessor… you must do each registration individually.)

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Far West Regionals 2013

Far West 2013

2013 Far West Regionals, Here We Come.
On June 17th thru June 23rd the Pleasanton Soccer Referee (PSRA) will be represented at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii. Making the trip will be Kyle Wiest, Erica Kuo, and Tim Kirk, who will be joining a delegation of 26 other referees and 9 assessors from Cal-North. Follow their referee exploits while the State Champions of all 14 western United States compete to be crowned the Region IV – Far West Regional Champions. http://2013fwr.wordpress.com/

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FIFA Laws of the Game Quiz and More
  • From the following statements regarding Law 15, indicate which is not correct. A throw-in...
    (a)  is awarded when the ball has completely crossed the touch line along the ground or in the air.
    (b)  should be taken from where the ball crosses the touch line.
    (c)  is awarded to the team of the player who last touched the ball.
    (d)  All of the answers are correct.

  • Can a team play without a goalkeeper during a match?
    (a)  No, never.
    (b)  Yes
    (c)  Yes but only momentarily. He must return quickly after an injury or changing his equipment.
    (d)  No, and he cannot leave his half of the field of play.

  • Which of these statements is not correct?
    (a)  Violent conduct may exist, even if the ball is not in play.
    (b)  Violent conduct may exist if the ball is in play.
    (c)  Violent conduct may exist if the ball is not in play if it is committed against players, referees, assistant referees, fourth officials, officials or spectators.
    (d)  Serious foul play may exist if the ball is in play, even if it is not being challenged for.

  • While the ball is in play, two players from the same team commit acts of unsporting behaviour or violent conduct towards each other on the field of play. What decision should the referee make?
    (a)  The referee cautions them or sends them off and restarts play with an indirect free kick to the opposing team from the place where the offence occurred.
    (b)  The referee cautions them or sends them off and restarts play with a direct free kick to the opposing team from the place where the offence occurred.
    (c)  The referee cautions them or sends them off and restarts play with an indirect free kick to the team which had possession when play was stopped from the place where the offence occurred.
    (d)  The referee sends them off and play restarts with a dropped ball from the place where the offence occurred.


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