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When: Friday, July 21st at 8:00 AM

Where: Kennedy HS, 6715 Gloria Dr, Sacramento, CA 95831

East Bay

When: Sunday, July 23rd - 8 AM – Arrive/Check in & Warm-ups - 9 AM – Fitness testing

Where: Las Positas College - 3000 Campus Hill Dr, Livermore, CA, 94551

North Bay

When: Wednesday, July 26th - 6:00 PM Arrival - 6:30 PM Test

Where: Redwood HS - 395 Doherty Dr, Larkspur, CA 94939

When: Thursday, August 3rd - 6:00 PM Arrival - 6:30 PM Test

Where: Redwood HS - 395 Doherty Dr, Larkspur, CA 94939



Election Results

Candidate Statement - James Mayes
Candidate Statement - Colin Arblaster

We did not have a quorum at our in-person AGM in April so we will be holding a virtual AGM on Monday, June 26th at 7 PM PST.

The event will be recorded and available for viewing shortly after it ends.

Elections & voting on proposed by-law changes will be done electronically. Current WCISOA members will receive a unique, personal link to the electronic voting site once the AGM begins. Voting will be open until Friday, June 30th at 5 PM PST. Ron Leedy ( will send additional information about the elections.  If you have any questions about your membership status, please reach out to Bob Bagshaw (

2022 AGM Meeting Minutes



Fitness Test

8 AM - Warmup begins

8:30 AM - Check in deadline

9 AM - Fitness starts

11 AM - Fitness concludes


11 AM - Reports, elections, etc.

12:30 PM - Lunch

Spring Clinic

1 PM - Instruction

Light breakfast, lunch, and drinks will be provided.

2022 AGM Meeting Minutes

NISOA Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected board members and regional representatives! 

Election results are as follows: 

NISOA National Board members:

Regional Representatives:

Thank you to all our outgoing elected board members and regional representatives! We are incredibly thankful for the countless hours you've spent working to make NISOA the best it can be for our membership.

2022 and 2023 Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Changes

The following rules changes were approved by the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee and the Playing Rules Oversight Panel. All rules changes are effective with the 2022 season unless noted otherwise.

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Pre-Game Protocols

For all games, communicate at least 48 hours prior to the game with all crew members. Continue reading for specific pre-game protocols for NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and III/NAIA, and Community College/JC. 

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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.)

4.2.9 SOCCER A. All conference competition contests shall be played under current Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Laws with select modifications.

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Game Request Policy

Requests to officiate open games must be emailed to We will no longer take game requests through the WCISOA Game Officials system. Open game requests can be made no more than 10 days out from the date of the assignment being requested. This 10 day window will be waived for any Golden Valley Conference matches.

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Kari Seitz inducted into NISOA Hall of Fame

The 4x Olympic Referee, 4x World Cup Referee, 5x College Post Season Referee, former NISOA National Referee, and long time WCISOA member Kari Seitz was recently inducted into the NISOA Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to Kari on all of your accomplishments!  We are grateful to have you as part of our WCISOA family!

WCISOA 2021 Annual General Meeting

WCISOA hosted our Annual General Meeting on May 22nd, 2021. A video recording is available for viewing on Vimeo.

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2020-2021 NCAA rule changes

2020 and 2021 Major Rules Changes for Men’s and Women’s Soccer The following rules changes were approved by the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee and the Playing Rules Oversight Panel. They will be incorporated into the rules book for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

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Rules change webinar and Game Officials intro

The video recording of the February 18th, 2021 WCISOA Rule Changes & Game Officials Introduction is now posted on Vimeo.

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