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Referee Corner

CNRA has just confirmed the Revolution FC referee course for July 22nd, 2023. If you want to become a NEW referee this year and want to take the on-field portion of the course close to home, mark you calendars. Please follow the instructions below to sign up for the online portion of the course and complete it prior to the field session! To get email reminders about the class and other ECRFC Ref updates, please follow the instructions below the "Request Refscheduler Account" heading. 

Date: July 22nd, 2023

Time: 8am-11am PT

Location: Freedom Basin Park - 1050 Neroly Road, Oakley

If you are interested, follow these steps:


  1. Navigate to
  2. Select 'Sign Up' in the upper right corner 
  3. Enter your information (Must have referee's email address as primary, parent's email is secondary)


  1. Please register for the July 22nd field training session regardless of availability. If you cannot make it to the session, the Revolution FC Referee Coordinator will schedule another session for you. 
  2. Select 'Courses' on the top navigation bar: The system will automatically load the Available Courses menu upon arrival.
  3. In the menu on the left side of the screen, select Grassroots First-Time Referees
  4. Click 'Go to Course List'
  5. The course you are looking for is
  6. Complete the assignments BEFORE attending the field session. If assignments are not complete you may be transferred to a later course. It can take up to 8 hours to complete all the online stuff prior to attending the field session. Don't wait until the last minute.
  7. Attend the field session.
  8. Your badge will be mailed to you upon completion of the field session.
  9. Should you need any assistance with registration, email the CNRA Registrar (
  10. For more information about the process, go to:



  1. Please come 15 minutes early to sign in
  2. Please come in athletic attire
  3. Please bring water 
  4. Please bring your own whistle and AR Flags (These can be purchased at a local soccer shop or kit)
If you have any questions, please reach out to Bob Sabella at

Important Referee Docs


Important Ref Links

CNRA - California North Referee Association

NorCal Premier Soccer League

NPL - National Premier Leagues

US Club Soccer

FIFA - Federation Internationale de Football Association

US Soccer Federation


In order to referee for East County Revolution Football Club you must be a registered U.S. Soccer referee. To get started, go to
The cost is $75 for youth, $105 for adults 18+ years of age. 


If you want to become a referee or have questions, please contact Bob Sabella or Alex Kos.


If your U.S. Soccer Federation referee badge does not have the current year on it, you will need to renew your license in order to referee for Revolution FC. The CNRA website has all the information you need.

Grade 7 & 8 referees are now known as "Grassroots Referees".


Referee game assignments are managed via the Refscheduler ( Officials or those looking to become officials and are interested to receive communications about our referee news and updates, you are encouraged to register onto

To register:

  • Go to browser and type in
  • Click on USSF button - Click Continue
  • Select State: will default to CA-N - Click Continue
  • Select District: Click drop down arrow, click "4" - Click Continue
  • Select your Club/League: Click Login with Select your Club/League: Click drop down arrow, click ECR - East County Revolution, and then click Login
  • Click on New Referee Sign-Up, then Click Submit New Referee Request
    • Please fill out the required fields that are identified with a * .
    • Note: ZIP Code is also a required field.
    • For youth, we strongly recommend you include your parent/guardian's email 
  • Revolution FC Referee administrators will receive your request and approve accordingly


To set up Direct Deposit, fill out the Direct Deposit form on the left and return it to Revolution FC. You have 3 choices:

Email the completed form to (this is the least secure option ... do this at your own risk).

Mail the completed form to the East County Revolution FC office: East County Revolution Football Club, 415 Beatrice Court Suite D, Brentwood CA 94513

Drop the completed form off at the Revolution FC office (you must schedule an appointment).

Revolution Referee Administrators

Bob Sabella -, (925) 642-2141

Alex Kos -, (925) 813-8725