Referee News & Resources

Become a US Soccer Referee

South Texas Soccer Referees is actively seeking new referees to help support the growing demand for referees as our sport continues to expand in South Texas. Current or former players make wonderful candidates for referees since they have a deep understanding of the game from a player's perspective. For more information, please visit the STSR website and register for an upcoming course.

2019/2020 Changes to the Laws of the Game


FIFA has implemented significant changes to the Laws of the Game for the upcoming year. These changes will go into effect on August 1, 2019. Leagues are encouraged to inform their managers and teams of the changes and resources available to help players understand the changes. U.S. Soccer certified referees will be enforcing these changes with games after that date. In addition to U.S. Soccer and South Texas Soccer Referees websites, leagues can use the following links to study the changes.

2019/2020 Laws of the Game

About South Texas Soccer Referees


South Texas Soccer Referees the official USSF affiliated soccer referee organization for South Texas and are responsible for the administration of the USSF Program for Referee development, including Administration, Registration, Instruction, Assessment and Assignors within South Texas.

IFAB Presentation Reviewing Changes to the Laws of the Game

2019-2020 Laws Of The Game Changes Video