Welcome To Valley Referee Association

The Valley Referee’s Association provides USSF certified soccer officials for various Leagues and Tournaments competing within Cal-South. USSF Referees also provided for the ECNL, Simi Valley Adult and Valencia COED Soccer Leagues.

Monthly Meeting

Our next meeting will be November 7. 2019. Location TBD. The start time, as always, is 7:30 PM.

There will be instruction from Cal South for 2019 at the meeting.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND UPDATES:

online re-certification for 2020 starts July 1st 2019. If you are not registered we can not assign  any games to referees that are not registered  starting January 2020, and there are tournaments starting early January  . The test is be available on CalSouth.com and should take you about two hours to complete.

Thank you for all the hard work

Please contact a board member with any questions you have.

Referee Clinic

VRA will be hosting an entry level referee clinic on SATURDAY JULY 13TH at Pierce College from 8am – 1pm. If you know of anyone who was thinking about getting into refereeing this is a great time to reach out to them and tell them of the local option coming up. Mark Hager is the contact for the clinic so please have potential new referees reach out to him for more information.

New Membership

Information regarding joining the Valley Referee Association should be directed to Mark Hager who will provide the information you need.

Live Scan

This is mandatory for Referees 18 and older if you wish to officiate any games at U19 and below. This must be completed. Check your status on the CalSouth website. If the column on the far right says “APPROVED” then your Life Scan is verified. If blank you will need to contact Sevada for further information.

If you need help registering or getting your Live Scan, please contact Alely Cruz for assistance.

Upgrading

For Referees wishing to upgrade. Contact Sevada to schedule the required level games as early in the Coast Soccer Season as possible. Once you are scheduled you need to contact Lee Popejoy to schedule an assessor. At this time you will be required to pay the appropriate fees and your assessment will be set. You will need to be in contact with your assigned Assistants and verify that they are in possession of their current “Registration Card”.