Constitution and By-Laws
The Name of this Organization is the Southern California Soccer Officials Association, hereafter referred to as SCSOA.
The SCSOA is organized as a not for profit association to recruit, train, certify, and provide referees for
California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIF-SS) San Diego Section (CIF-SDS) and/or
Los Angeles City (LA) Section sanctioned High School soccer games in Southern California.
A. To standardize the interpretation and application of the National High School Federation soccer rules, and the mechanics of officiating.
B. To further the interest and welfare of its members.
C. To promote soccer at all levels, particularly the secondary school level.
The SCSOA is recognized by and functions under the authority of, the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIF-33) to train, certify, and assign soccer officials for all CIF sanctioned High School competition within the Southern, San Diego and LA City Section areas.
Membership in SCSOA is open to any person desiring to affiliate with an area Unit for the purposes of officiating High School soccer, providing that he or she pays all dues and other fees and assessments as may be required, and meets such other requirements as may be established from time to time by the Board of Directors for membership by SCSOA, or for affiliation by the area Units.
VI. AREA Units
A.SCSOA shall form Units for geographic areas that are consistent with CIF-SS, San Diego Section and LA City Areas as follows:
CIF-SS Assignment Area Unit Name Liaison
Long Beach / Whittier
San Fernando Valley
Ventura/ Santa Barbara
San Gabriel Valley