Northern California Lacrosse Referees Association Mission

The Northern California Lacrosse Referee Association (NCLRA) is a not-for-profit endeavor striving to reach the goal of providing the best officiating product possible to encourage quality play, sportsmanship, and respect. Ensuring these values remain at the heart of the game is critical as lacrosse continues to break records in popularity and growth.

The Northern California Lacrosse Referee’s Association’s mission is to provide education and training to, and support men’s and boy’s lacrosse officials in Northern California, to provide well trained officials for all men’s and boy’s lacrosse games in Northern California, so that lacrosse officiating is synonymous with safety, sportsmanship, and fair play at every athletic contest.

NCLRA officials shall officiate all games, safely, fairly, and according to the rules. Officiate all games in an impartial, firm, and controlled manner at all times.  Officials shall follow the officiating philosophies of the spirit and intent of the rules, and the principles of advantage/disadvantage.  Officials shall always exercise a high level of self-discipline, independence, and responsibility.

If you are interested in becoming an official, registration will begin on August 1, 2019.