South West Soccer Referees Association Celebrating 40 years of Soccer Refereeing

The South West Soccer Referees’ Association (SWSRA) is a non-profit organization that has a strong history in the southwest district of Ontario and is committed to the growth, development and overall improvement of match officials. The referee association has been around for 40 years servicing the beautiful game from grass roots to FIFA level.

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In cooperation, the GRSC and SWSRA are working together to hold a charity outdoor tournament in the last week of April. This tournament serves as a preseason outdoor event to prepare the teams for the outdoor season. The revenue generated from events such as this is beneficial for seeking further educational improvements to greater enhance the development of match officials within our southwest district.

Issac Raymond, CSA Manager of Referee Development came to SWSRA on February 27, 2017

Isaac Raymond Manager of Referee Development from CSA on Feb. 27th, 2017 at the South West Referees Association in Kitchener presented Law XII and XIV with all the latest up dates.

Thank you Isaac for the great presentation and taking the time from your busy schedule.


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Law 11 – Offside – Common Questions

November 2015, IFAB (International Football Association Board rewrite the New Laws of the Game. On January 1, 2017. CSA (Canada Soccer Association) and OSA (Ontario Soccer Association) start to use the new Laws of the Game in the 2017 summer season; therefore, it is important to let all referees knows there are some main changes about the Law 11, Offside. In here we post some common question from professional referees about the Law 11,  Offside. Moreover, if you want to learn more about the new Laws of the Game, please join us on February 27, 2017 at Chicago Pub, Alpine Plaza, 725 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, ON N2E 3H5. We will continue share Laws of the Game 2017 part #2 to all our members.

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SWRSA Electronic Submission

SWRSA district is accepting electronic e-mail submission of game sheets and game reports! You can find your game reports (Caution, Ejection, etc.) in our referee resources folders.



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