Since 1977, the primary purpose of the ocsoa has been to provide an educational and instructional program that will make it possible to officiate California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) softball games with efficiency & competency.
With a mutual exchange of ideas, including constructive criticisms of rules, game situations and softball mechanics, our nearly 100 members can take the field with confidence and help promote the advancement of softball by encouraging the spirit of sportsmanship among schools, coaches, players, spectators and each other.
No-calls are common to officiating in all sports. Sometimes it’s advantageous to use examples from other sports to explain softball rules and plays. Unfortunately, many
In a game I worked last season, there were runners on second and third when the batter hit a little humpback liner over the second