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. Classes will be held on Tuesday, July 20th; Thursday, July 22nd; Tuesday, July 27th; and Thursday, July 29. All classes will begin promptly at 6:30 PM. Classes will be held remotely and you must be able to attend all four classes.
Interested parties should contact our Membership Chair, Kent Sellner at email@example.com.
The NFHS on-line test is now open. TEST 1 WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 9TH. TEST 2 WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AUGUST 10TH. ALL OFFICIALS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS EITHER TEST 1 OR TEST 2 TO OFFICIATE ANY GAMES WITH THE NYSPHSAA. Please click here to access the on-line test. Directions for how to create a new account, if needed, can be found on the Document page on our website. Once you have completed your test, please bring a copy (paper or electronic) of your test score to one of the pre-season meeting dates. You can also email your test score to Kent Sellner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMINDER, PASSING SCORE FOR A VARSITY OFFICIAL IS AN 85 OR BETTER. You have up to 99 attempts to score an 85. Non-Varsity passing score is a 70.
Please click on Meeting Schedule to see the dates of the upcoming meetings for the 2021 season.