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Livermore Referee Association

Livermore Referee Association

P.O. Box 54
Livermore, CA 94550-0054

The Livermore Referee Association exists to provide a structure for people to learn how to be a referee for youth soccer as well as provide qualified referees for local youth soccer games to the best of our ability.

Join LRA Today Become a Referee LARPD Turf Line – (925) 373-5702
 

LRA Presentations

View LRA Calendar

Coming up next:

September 26

Monthly Meeting

(More info here)

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Fusion Tournament Rules of Play, Sept 24th – 25th

The rules for the Adidas Invitational Tournament taking place Saturday and Sunday September 24th & 25th are now available.

View Download Rules

Updated on September 16, 2016

CNRA Tier I Advanced Referee Academy: September 17

The next Tier I Referee Academy for advanced fitness and classroom instruction will be held on September 17, 2016. The Tier I Academy offers morning fitness routines, exercises, stretches, and FIFA physical testing on a limited basis.

Afternoon sessions include classroom instruction with material presented by FIFA Instructors, FIFA Referees, FIFA Assistant Referees, and US Soccer National Referees. Discussions center around the Laws of the Game, proper interpretations, addressing Q&A documentation, and reviewing video clips.

Lunch is catered for attendees and there is no fee for attending.

FIELD LOCATION: College of Marin
Kentfield Campus – Football Field
835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904


RSVP Here: http://goo.gl/forms/aVf8MImrBt or view the full announcement on cnra.net


Updated on September 12, 2016

DOGSO: What's changed for 2016

Check out the video below for an excellent overview on what's changed for 2016 and how DOGSO is enforced.


Updated on August 23, 2016

Livermore Fusion Soccer Tournaments

Referees, mark your calendar and save these dates:

    SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2016
    OCTOBER 29-30, 2016

We'll update with more information as it becomes available.


Updated on August 23, 2016

News & Latest Updates

Game Monitor Information

Interested in being a game monitor for the upcoming fall season? Click the button below to view or download information about the Game Monitor position. Click here to view the PDF file


Upcoming Referee Class

Ready to Ref? Upcoming session on Tuesday September 20th. Click here to learn more.


Game Resources for Referees

Cautionable / Sending Off offenses

7 Cautionable and 7 Sending Off offenses overview. Click here to view PDF Document


Fifa Laws of the Game

FIFA Laws of the game for 2015-2016 (PDF Document). Referees should familiarize themselves with this information. Click here to view PDF Document


Norcal Age Group Updates

Implementation Plan for US Soccer Initiatives - FINAL.
Click here to read the NorCal Premier Spring & Fall 2016 Age Group Matrix


Concussion Initiative

Get familiar with the Norcal Concussion Initiative & Protocol!
Click here for Norcal Concussion Initiative document


Referee or Soccer news to share? Is there something that should be posted or that we're forgetting? Let us know and we'll get it posted.


Updated on August 23, 2016

Rostering and Rules for Fall Events

NorCal Premier Spring 2016 Age Group Matrix  

Updated on August 15, 2016

 

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Referee Links


Send off Forms & Reports

Access the most current key forms for referees that we are aware of at this time.


Forms →

Rules

Rules for various leagues and levels of play are available. Including governing body and organization web links.


Rules →

Rates

Rates for youth games. Covers all levels of play from Recreation through Premier. As well as State Cup and NPL.


Rates →

Rank & Mentor

If your looking to improve your skills or want some help in becoming better, we're here to help.


Rank & Mentor →

Weather & Field Conditions

Worried about rain or other possible unsafe conditions? Start your preparation BEFORE game time.


Weather & Fields →
 

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Referee Feedback


Feedback is already reviewed and acted upon as appropriate. If you have feedback on the Livermore Referee Association or any of our referees, please send an email to:

LRA Vice President:

vicepresident1@livermorerefs.org


If your feedback is on a particular referee or incident, please be factual, as complete as you can and include dates, times, location, and anything else that will help us understand the situation quickly and be timely in our response.

 
 

Leagues of Interest


Fusion Soccer Club (youth)

West Coast Soccer Club

Women's Professional Soccer League (WPSL)
(Two local teams in Livermore West Coast Wildkatz and Dublin Breeze.)

Men's National Team (MNT)

Women's National Team (WMT)


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International Walk On


For all NorCal NPL games, the game must start with an International Walk On. Leagues, and possibly LRA, are fined for NPL games that do not start off with this activity. This is an easy activity to do 5-10 minutes BEFORE game start. Confirm with the coaches well before so they are prepared. If the both coaches decide they don't want to do the walk on, that is fine.

For the basic steps of an International Walk On, click here.

For a video of how in International Walk On should look, click here.

2016 BOARD OF DIRECTIONS ELECTION


LRA members will also elect the 2016 Board of Directors at the December meeting. LRA is overseen by a three person board of directors that is elected each year. Each member has one vote. Members are officials who have current licenses and are actively available to perform referee duties are a part of the LRA GameOfficials Group. Nominations were opened at the October 26 membership meeting. Anyone wishing to be included on the paper ballot must have their nomination turned in the the LRA secretary (secretary1@livermorerefs.org) by midnight 11/30/2015. Floor nominations will also be accepted at the meeting.

LRA Bylaws require that two seats of the three person Board be filled by 'non-interested' parties, meaning that the board member must not have any financial interest/ties to the operations of LRA either directly or through their immediate family (spouse, parents or children).

Nominees as of 10/26 include:

For more information please contact any LRA officer or 2015 Board member.
Thank you in advance for participating in the election of the 2016 Board.election.