2019 Cinco De Mayo Tournament - Men's & Coed Divisions

May 4, 2019

2019 Cinco De Mayo Tournament - Men's & Coed Divisions

May 4, 2019

The Cinco De Mayo Tournament for Men's & Coed divisions to be held May 4th and 5th in San Antonio, Texas.

Referees - it you are interested in obtaining assignments for this event (Sunday's semi-finals and finals can be used for assessments), email Jasen Anno.

27
Apr

2019 STYSA South Texas Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held April 27th & 28th at Bear Creek Park in Houston, Texas.

4
May

2019 Cinco De Mayo Tournament - Men's & Coed Divisions

The Cinco De Mayo Tournament for Men's & Coed divisions to be held May 4th and 5th in San Antonio, Texas.

Referees - it you are interested in obtaining assignments for this event (Sunday's semi-finals and finals can be used for assessments), email Jasen Anno.

4
May

2019 STYSA Directors Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 4th & 5th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

18
May

2019 South Texas State Cup - Coed

Coed South Texas State Cup for all division to be held May 18th and 19th in San Antonio, Texas.

18
May

2019 STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Presidents Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 18th & 19th at Meyer Park in Spring, Texas

25
May

2019 STYSA State Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 25th through 27th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

11
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held June 11th - 16th in Round Rock, Texas

20
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships

US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships for boys and girls to be held June 20th - 27th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

10
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held July 10th - 14th in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

22
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships

US Youth Soccer National Championships for boys and girls to be held July 22nd - 28th in Overland Park, Kansas

3
Aug

State/Advanced Training Clinic in Austin

A state/advanced training clinic is available in Austin. This course, scheduled after the morning Fitness Tests, is for 2020 a) State Upgrades b) State Recerts c) Grade 08, 07, Emeritus Recerts d) Any referee who would like to develop better knowledge and skills for refereeing.  Please sign-in to your account to register.

3
Aug

Fitness Tests in Austin

Several fitness tests are available in Austin. These tests will be in the morning of August 3rd before the afternoon clinic. We will run National, 05 and 06 tests. Please sign-in to your account to register.

No items found.
3
Aug

State/Advanced Training Clinic in Austin

A state/advanced training clinic is available in Austin. This course, scheduled after the morning Fitness Tests, is for 2020 a) State Upgrades b) State Recerts c) Grade 08, 07, Emeritus Recerts d) Any referee who would like to develop better knowledge and skills for refereeing.  Please sign-in to your account to register.

3
Aug

Fitness Tests in Austin

Several fitness tests are available in Austin. These tests will be in the morning of August 3rd before the afternoon clinic. We will run National, 05 and 06 tests. Please sign-in to your account to register.

27
Apr

2019 STYSA South Texas Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held April 27th & 28th at Bear Creek Park in Houston, Texas.

4
May

2019 Cinco De Mayo Tournament - Men's & Coed Divisions

The Cinco De Mayo Tournament for Men's & Coed divisions to be held May 4th and 5th in San Antonio, Texas.

Referees - it you are interested in obtaining assignments for this event (Sunday's semi-finals and finals can be used for assessments), email Jasen Anno.

4
May

2019 STYSA Directors Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 4th & 5th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

18
May

2019 South Texas State Cup - Coed

Coed South Texas State Cup for all division to be held May 18th and 19th in San Antonio, Texas.

18
May

2019 STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Presidents Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 18th & 19th at Meyer Park in Spring, Texas

25
May

2019 STYSA State Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 25th through 27th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

11
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held June 11th - 16th in Round Rock, Texas

20
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships

US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships for boys and girls to be held June 20th - 27th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

10
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held July 10th - 14th in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

22
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships

US Youth Soccer National Championships for boys and girls to be held July 22nd - 28th in Overland Park, Kansas

3
Aug

State/Advanced Training Clinic in Austin

A state/advanced training clinic is available in Austin. This course, scheduled after the morning Fitness Tests, is for 2020 a) State Upgrades b) State Recerts c) Grade 08, 07, Emeritus Recerts d) Any referee who would like to develop better knowledge and skills for refereeing.  Please sign-in to your account to register.

3
Aug

Fitness Tests in Austin

Several fitness tests are available in Austin. These tests will be in the morning of August 3rd before the afternoon clinic. We will run National, 05 and 06 tests. Please sign-in to your account to register.

News

Referee Registration Requirements Changes

July 1, 2018
| By:
STSR News

US Soccer has announced changes to the certification and recertification requirements for referees registering and registered in Texas South.

  • Grade 9, 8 and 7 Referees
  • Grade 7+ - registraiton has been discontinued.
  • Grade 6 Referees
  • Grade 5 Referees

PDF documents for each of these referee grade requirements changes can be found on the Referee page on this site. Go there now.

US Soccer 2019 Referee Recertification Courses Online

September 1, 2018
| By:
STSR News

The referee recertification courses have been posted and are now available – all are online for your 2019 badge. As per the 2019 US Soccer requirements, anyone 13 and younger with a current grade 8 badge will retain the same level of certification and anyone 18 and older with a current grade 8 badge will be given the grade 7 upgrade course for recertification. The grade 7 upgrade course does not require a physical test nor an assessment to attain the grade. Sign in and register for your 2019 badge and respective course.

IFAB Laws of the Game Book

January 1, 2019
| By:
STSR News

The Laws of the Game published by The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is available on the IFAB web site. To obtain a pdf version in several different formats and languages, click here to download.

Also, the book is now available in a printed copy. To obtain a copy from the U.S. Soccer Store,  click here to purchase.

STSR Represented at U.S. Soccer National Camp

January 14, 2019
| By:
STSR News

The following attended the U.S. Soccer National Camp held January 12 & 13, 2019

FIFA World Cup Referee: Jair Marrufo

National Coaches: Masoud Rasti, Jeff Kattawar. Harlan Mathews and Dick Triche

National Referees: Francisco Bermudez, Jeremy Weed, Diego Blas, Marco Vega and Luis Guardia

2019 Entry Level Clinics Now Include A Field Session

January 27, 2019
| By:
STSR News

STSR has implemented a 4 hour field session to replace the class room training that was done in the past. Exercises will include training for proper signals by the referee, correct flag signals by the assistant referee and the opportunity to blow a whistle and raise a flag during a scrimmage prior to the referees first actual assigned match. To see all entry level clinics, click here or to start registration, click here.

2019 South Texas State Cup – Men’s Premier & 1st Division

February 5, 2019
| By:
STSR News

The following attended the Men’s South Texas State Cup held February 2 & 3, 2019 In San Antonio

Referees: Bryan Abbott, Josh Allen, Carmelo Alvarez Jr., Joya Asadi, Richard Blackburn, Julio Blas, Jim Chan, Gerald Flores, Cristobal Fuentes, Ricardo Galicia, Billy Hale, Joseph Jeffers, Connor  Jeffrey, Julio Mendoza, Mark Novosel, Ricardo Ocampo, Guillermo Ortegon Jr., Elvis Ortez, Melvin Rivas, Andrew Rogers, Derek Smolik, Alexandra Theriot, Kaitlyn Trowbridge and Jacobo Zuniga

National Referee Coaches: Masoud Rasti and Dick Triche

Referee Coaches: Ali Zamanian, Kevin Schade, Keith Poonwah, Steve Duke, Chris Mercado and Richard Friedman

State Director of Assignment: Tim McCurley

Referee Administrator: Gary Duke

SYRA: Christa McCurley

SRA: Marcel Theriot

The IFAB 133rd Annual General Meeting

March 2, 2019
| By:
STSR News

On 2 March 2019, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) held its 133rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Aberdeen, Scotland. The meeting, branded for "sensible changes to make the game better", was chaired by the President of the Scottish Football Association (SFA), Alan McRae and was attended by representatives from FIFA and the football associations of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Discussions focused on several areas aimed at fine-tuning the Laws for the benefit of the game as well as an assessment of the use of Video Assistant Referees (VARs). To read more about the upcoming law changes, click here.

STSR To Be Represented At The 2019 U20 World Cup.

March 15, 2019
| By:
STSR News

Congratulations to South Texas’ own Ismail Elfath for selection to the 2019 U20 World Cup which will be held in Poland. To read the entire story and see the list of all referees selected, click here.

Applications For 2019 STSR Scholarship Contest

March 24, 2019
| By:
STSR News

Applications are now being accepted for 2019 South Texas Soccer Referees, Inc. scholarship contest. South Texas Soccer Referees, Inc. will award 3 merit based scholarships to high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2019.

Eligibility:

The scholarship is available to any person currently registered as a U.S. Soccer Federation Referee in Texas South with South Texas Soccer Referees, Inc. The applicant must be in good standing with South Texas Soccer Referees, Inc. Applicant must be attending an accredited higher learning institution during the 2019-20 academic year (university, college,trade/vocational school, etc.) located in the United States. Previous winners are not eligible to participate.

Amount:

The amount of the award will be $1,000 per scholarship.The award will be paid directly to the school mentioned in the letter of acceptance.

Deadline for Filing:

The application must be received via email no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm CST. Click here to download the application packet with complete details.

Good Luck!!

Events

27
Apr

2019 STYSA South Texas Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held April 27th & 28th at Bear Creek Park in Houston, Texas.

4
May

2019 STYSA Directors Cup State Finals 

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 4th & 5th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

18
May

2019 South Texas State Cup - Coed

Coed South Texas State Cup for all division to be held May 18th and 19th in San Antonio, Texas.

18
May

2019 STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Presidents Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 18th & 19th at Meyer Park in Spring, Texas

25
May

2019 STYSA State Cup State Finals

Youth South Texas Directors Cup State Finals for boys and girls to be held May 25th through 27th at Five Mile Dam Park in San Marcos, Texas

11
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held June 11th - 16th in Round Rock, Texas

20
Jun

2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships

US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships for boys and girls to be held June 20th - 27th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

10
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup

US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup for boys and girls to be held July 10th - 14th in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

22
Jul

2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships

US Youth Soccer National Championships for boys and girls to be held July 22nd - 28th in Overland Park, Kansas

3
Aug

State/Advanced Training Clinic in Austin

A state/advanced training clinic is available in Austin. This course, scheduled after the morning Fitness Tests, is for 2020 a) State Upgrades b) State Recerts c) Grade 08, 07, Emeritus Recerts d) Any referee who would like to develop better knowledge and skills for refereeing.  Please sign-in to your account to register.

3
Aug

Fitness Tests in Austin

Several fitness tests are available in Austin. These tests will be in the morning of August 3rd before the afternoon clinic. We will run National, 05 and 06 tests. Please sign-in to your account to register.