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Welcome to the West Coast Intercollegiate Soccer Officials AssociationTerm (WCISOA), the Northern California Chapter of the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association-> Site on Sunday, February 14th, 2016.

Thank you for visiting our Site. Under INFORMATION, you can find out about us, find a listing of local college soccer matches via Match Inquiry, maps to soccer fields, direct links to schools we serve, contact with the members of the WCISOA Board, and get membership information, or check important Association meeting and event dates. New Member?

If you are a current WCISOATerm participant, you can access the secure portions of our SiteTerm by clicking on the Logon segment of the site.

And, if you cannot locate the information you are seeking about WCISOA on our Site, you can contact us as follows:

AssignorTerry Broderick
What's New!

CCCAAA Zero Tolerance, Sportsmanship Letter

The Letter from CCCAA clearly states that NO Profane or Vulgar language is to be permitted, from coaching staff or from players. This applies to all Junior College matches. NO audible profanity, displays of vulgarity and unsportsmanlike conduct by student athletes and athletic game personnel is acceptable. The letter states that the guilty person is to be Sent Off, no prior Caution. Recommendation: Remind coaches prior to every game.

Teams in the Big 8 need a Big 8 Decorum report in addition to the send off.
Both are found under Referee:Misconduct. More



IMPORTANT TRAFFIC NOTICE! Due to ongoing construction in both directions on Highway 101 from Novato to Petaluma (which would affect those heading North on 101 towards Sonoma State University), traffic is notoriously heavy at any time of day through that 12-mile stretch of roadway. Please plan accordingly!

MORE DETAILS listed under Fields.


The 2014-2015 Comparative Guide for NCAA Rules/NFHS Rules/FIFA LOTG is available as a pdf file. It lists most differences between FIFA/NCAA/NFHS Rules (Laws). It reflects the status as of January 2014. It is available on NISOA.COM and you can view it at REFEREE:Forms or ASSESSORS:Forms More


The NCAA Soccer Rules Committee has agreed with the interpretation that drones may not be used to monitor or record intercollegiate soccer games because they are not considered to be the type of "electronic device" contemplated by Rule 12.14.2, which permits enhanced communication between members of the on-site coaching staff. More


The 2014-2015 NCAA Soccer Rulebook is available under Referee:Forms or Assessor:Forms. It can also be downloaded from>> More



NCAA DIVISION I: Arrive at the game site a minimum of one hour before the schedule kickoff time. Upon the crew's arrival, notify the home school's game management staff that you are on site. Field inspections are mandatory and the every member of the crew is expected to be in a NISOA uniform and on the field 30 minutes prior to the schedule kickoff time.

NCAA DIVISION II and III/NAIA: Arrive at the game site a minimum of 45 minutes before the schedule kickoff time. Upon the crew's arrival, notify the home school's game management staff that you are on site. Field inspections are mandatory and every member of the crew is expected to be in a NISOA uniform and on the field 30 minutes prior to the schedule kickoff time.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE JC: Arrive on the field a minimum of 30 minutes before the schedule kickoff time. Field inspections are mandatory. These games use the FIFA Laws of the game with the modifications posted on this web site. NISOA uniforms and badges are required.


Rules for Community Colleges

CCCAA playing rules for soccer regular conference games.
These rules apply to all Junior College matches.
(Do Not Use NCAA Playing Rules.)

4.2.8 SOCCER
A. All conference competition contests shall be played under current Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) laws with the following modifications:

1. Unlimited substitutions are permitted and shall be made only during the following: kickoffs, goal kicks, your own throw-ins, your own corner kicks, cautions (yellow cards), injuries, or any time the other team substitutes.
2. An unlimited number of players are permitted on the team roster. For soccer, all disqualifications (including those not covered under Bylaw 4) are subject to a one (1)-game suspension.
3. A game shall include two (2) 45-minute halves.
4 Once an official halts play due to an injury, the attending medical personnel will assume authority regarding the disposition of the injured player.
5. Referees shall show yellow and red cards issued to coaches for misconduct.
6. The center official is required to notify both coaches as to the amount of stoppage time added for both halves.

There is No Overtime for regular season games. More


NISOA has just put out a new "NCAA Timers Instruction Sheet".
It is available on the NISOA web site or it can be downloaded from More


Pacific West Conference

Pacific West Conference games are listed on two web sites. All games must be Accepted/Declined on both web sites.

If you are assigned a home match for 1) Academy of ART, 2) Dominican University, 3) Holy Names University, or 4) Notre Dame De Namur, you will be assigned on WCISOA.ORG and on the ArbiterSports/California Collegiate Referee site. You must confirm on both.
The Pac West Commissioner requires that all assigned officials have a photo on the site which shows a clear picture of your face, please take care of this. More


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"The College Pitch" Vol.2, the occasion WCISOA Newsletter is available under Referee:Forms More