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District 1 Youth Referee of the Year - 2013

District awards were given to Alejandra Sanchez and Paul Gross at the Cal North Expo. In addition, Paul Gross was selected the Cal North Youth Referee of the Year!!  Congratulations to these young referees!


District 1 Youth Referee Administrator

Rich Fern
145 Elm Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066
650-290-0365 (cell)

Referee Training Schedule

San Francisco Vikings YSL is hosting USSF Recreational Referee Grade 9 clinics.

  1. June (Admin 19) 20 & 22
  2. July (Admin 17) 18 & 20
  3. August 20 & 24 (Admin 28)

1. Pick which session your schedule allows you to attend

2. Create a log in using the links on the left (when you click on the link listed below)

6739 - Recreational Referee June (Admin 19) 20 & 22


6740 - Recreational Referee July (Admin 17) 18 & 20


6741 - Recreational Referee August 20 & 24 (Admin 28)


3. Sign up for the clinic.

4. Pay for your clinic using Visa or Mastercard (if you are under 18, you may need your parents to help out).

5. Attend a series of training dates: One administrative session followed by seven hours of training.

Evening admin training and first classroom training will be 6 pm - 9 pm. Meet at SF Vikings League office located at 2521 Judah X 30th.
The referee assignor will meet with you, distribute your training material and help you through the signup process for the various websites you will need to get your assignments and report scores so you may be paid.

Saturday training:
On Saturday, meet at 11:00 am for training at Vikings Office - 2521 Judah Street between 30th and 31st. During the day, you'll walk over to Sunset Rec (29th and Lawton) for practical training and back to the Vikings office to resume class training and final testing. Conclude at 3:00 pm.

You should also know, SF Vikings League, will need page one of your signed  W-9 form. This form is required for all referees paid by Vikings League, regardless of income level.
Here is a link to the form:

Participants attending June or July training, we have the Laws of the game made easy to distribute before class training starts.
Participants attending August training, the administrative training occurs after the class and testing. While it is not mandatory, it may be helpful to review the  laws of the game before class commencement.

 Click here to go to Referee information at the Cal North website

Click here for the Cal North 24 Hour Send Off Report form

Red Card (Send Off) Procedures for the Coast and Bay Divisions of the CCSL

Officials: If you need to report a send off (red card) that was given in a CCSL Coast or Bay Division match click here. Fill out the web based form, hit, submit and a PDF of the send off report will be emailed to you with additional instructions. Please do this within 24 HOURS of the match. You should contact the referee assignor in the League that the send off was given and report the incident.

Other Links:

California North Referee Administration

San Francisco Soccer Referee Association

United States Soccer Federation - Referees