The Eastern Board of Approved Soccer Officials Association, Inc. (EBASOA) trains and provides officials for public High Schools and private schools throughout Section 2 -- the Capital District -- of New York State.
We have been in existence since 1954 officiating boys’ soccer matches in the Albany area.
The Eastern Board of Approved Soccer Officials Association, Inc. (“EBASOA”) will offer a course for new soccer officials beginning Tuesday July 17th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM at 4 Tower Place, Stuyvesant Plaza, 6th Floor, 1475 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203. The course will continue on Thursday July 19th, Tuesday July 24th and Thursday July 26th.
In addition, there will be an On-Field training on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Maple Hill High School - attendance is Mandatory.
There is a $25 fee for the course that will be applied to your dues upon joining the association. For more information, please contact Kent Sellner at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Rennick at email@example.com.
Please click on Meeting Schedule to see the dates of the upcoming meetings for the 2018 season.
With respect to the selection of Referees for the State Tournament by the Section II Boys Soccer Committee, the Board recommends that the Committee apply the following four criteria:
Also, the Board will provide a list of referees each year to be considered by the Section II Boys Soccer Committee for selection to the State tournament