San Diego Referees About LJOA

What Is LJOA?

LJOA stands for La Jolla Officials Association. Established in 2008, LJOA provides sports officials to San Diego Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools, High Schools, Charter Schools, Youth leagues, Club Leagues, Adult Recreational Leagues, Community Centers, Corporate groups, and Tournaments for various sports year round. LJOA has quickly become one of the largest referee associations in San Diego County and we are quickly expanding into other markets!

Our roster includes highly qualified and certified officials that regularly referee CIF High School and NCAA Level games. Our diverse group of officials includes past and current NCAA Officials and Athletes, United States Soccer Federation Certified Referees, former NFL players and World Cup participants, All-Star Game Referees and Umpires, CIF State Championship level officials, and many more. We pride ourselves on being able to match the appropriate level referee to each level of play our clients request.

Benefits of Working with LJOA


Our organization prides itself on a standard of excellence and professionalism.

Competitive Rates

We feel our service is superior but we keep our costs competitive with other associations in order to earn and retain your business.


Never worry about your refs showing up! LJOA officials are always at their game site early and ready to go.

Personal Attention

At LJOA we understand the importance of developing strong personal relationships with our clients. Being a local organization, we are able to give our clients the time and personal attention they deserve. We are always willing and able to accommodate any last minute or special requests. Our goal is to make the jobs of league coordinators and athletic directors as simple and stress-free as possible.

Straightforward Billing

No fees, no extra charges – other associations charge for games that are rescheduled or canceled. We know schedules change, we are happy to accommodate these changes even on the day of the game at no extra cost.

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