2019 STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals

May 18, 2019

2019 STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals

May 18, 2019

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

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Women's

Women's South Texas State Cup for all divisions to be held June 1st and 2nd in Round Rock, Texas.

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Men's Over 30

Men's Over 30 South Texas State Cup to be held June 1st and 2nd in San Antonio, 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.

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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.

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

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Women's

Women's South Texas State Cup for all divisions to be held June 1st and 2nd in Round Rock, Texas.

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Men's Over 30

Men's Over 30 South Texas State Cup to be held June 1st and 2nd in San Antonio, 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
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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
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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
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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.

2019 Entry Level Clinics Now Include A Field Session

January 27, 2019
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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
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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
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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.

To read and download the new law changes to be in effect on June 1, 2019, click here.

* PLEASE NOTE: While these law changes will be implemented on the majority of international competitions that will start after June 1, i.e. the Women's World Cup, Gold Cup, etc., any competition that has started play prior to June 1, i.e. MLS, USL, Adult or Youth Amateur Cup Events, etc., will not implement these law changes until they restart their next competition.

STSR To Be Represented At The 2019 U20 World Cup.

March 15, 2019
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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.

Events

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

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Women's

Women's South Texas State Cup for all divisions to be held June 1st and 2nd in Round Rock, Texas.

1
Jun

2019 South Texas State Cup - Men's Over 30

Men's Over 30 South Texas State Cup to be held June 1st and 2nd in San Antonio, 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.