Soccer

Welcome to KSOA Soccer
HUDL Access for KSOA Soccer Officials

Current KSOA soccer officials must request game footage on HUDL. Click the HUDL Request button to complete the necessary form or enter https://forms.gle/hzfNDjAe4uiQrCm98 in a new window. Issues with HUDL? Email ksoa.hudl@gmail.com.

KSOA Soccer Member Update

Each month, the KSOA Soccer Committee will be publishing a member update linked through our member newsletter and published in full here. Please click the "Soccer Update" box to see the latest with KSOA Soccer.

About KSOA Soccer

The Kansas Sports Officials Association provides a path for excellence in officiating for our soccer referees through recruitment, training, evaluation, and networking. If you are not currently a KSOA soccer official, we encourage you to take a look around our website, specifically at our Member Benefits, Bylaws and Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Becoming a KSOA member is easy and can be done completely online. The application to become a member can be found under Join Now and your options to pay annual dues are clearly laid out under Pay Dues. Annual dues are $35 for one sport, $45 for two sports, and $55 for three or more sports (a $2 transaction fee is charged for PayPal and credit card payments). If you have any questions about membership in the KSOA, don't hesitate to email our Membership Committee at membership@ksoasports.org.

Below you will find information on how to become a KSHSAA registered official as well as links to NFHS publications and information about our partner assigning organization, Call the Game. Along with KSHSAA administrator Rod Garman, new officials are welcome to reach out to the Call the Game soccer sport coordinator Gordie Wetmore and the Call the Game Director of Officials John Dehan to answer any questions.

2021-22 KSOA Soccer Committee

Gordie Wetmore - Committee Chair

Nathan Colling

Phil Gomez

Drew Klemp

Cory Kramer

Ellen O'Leary

Brendan Sweetman

Paulo Villaca

Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA)
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In order to officiate high school soccer, referees must be registered with the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA). Click on the KSHSAA logo to learn more and to register as a KSHSAA official. The KSHSAA administrator for soccer is Rod Garman.

KSHSAA Requirements to Officiate High School Soccer

  • Register with and pay KSHSAA dues

  • Successful completion of a NFHS Soccer rules test (a score of 90 or higher to be eligible to officiate post season contests)

  • Attend a KSHSAA rules meeting (either in-person or online this year)

Please note the following important Spring 2021 KSHSAA Soccer dates:

February 28: Beginning Practice Date

March 17: Earliest Possible Games

May 16-21: Regional Games

May 24: State Quarterfinal Games

May 27-28: State Semifinals and Finals

National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is the overarching governing body of high school soccer. Below are links to NFHS Soccer publications.

2021-22 Soccer Rules Changes

2020-21 Soccer Points of Emphasis

2020-21 Soccer Comments on the Rules

Comparative Study of Rules/Laws (2021)

Call the Game (CTG)
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Call the Game (John Dehan) is the Director of Officials, assigning soccer officials for the following high schools:

  • Crossroads Conference

  • Eastern Kansas League (EKL)

  • Kansas City-Atchison League (KCAL)

  • Sunflower League

  • United Kansas Conference (UKC)

The Call the Game Sport Coordinator for soccer is Gordie Wetmore.

Summer Soccer Clinics (click a clinic to access the registration form)

  • TBA