Softball umpire's face maskHire a Referee, Umpire, or Sports Official

Mid-County Officials Network provides experienced and reliable sports officials for the following sports in the East Bay Area, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and Solano County:

• Basketball
• Baseball
• Flag Football
• Football
• Softball
• Soccer
• Volleyball

To hire a sports official simply fill out the form provided on this page or send all the necessary information via email to Please include your full name, email address, and the best number and time to reach you by phone. We also request as much information as you can provide regarding the dates, venues, times, levels, league, and sports you need officials for.

Based on your request we will match you up with the most qualified member of our network. The more information you provide the better! We cover youth-high school levels and we also cover college softball. We ensure that you are matched with a professional to fit your team’s needs.

Every sports official is personally vetted by our network of professionals and has the knowledge and proficiency specific to what your officiating needs are. For more than 40 years Mid-County Officials Network has provided referees to local sports leagues that are punctual, committed, and ready to play ball!

As coaches and administrators, your feedback is important to us. We hold every official to the highest standards and we want to hear directly from you. Please fill out this form to evaluate your official. We are interested in both what they are doing well and things that can be improved on. We read every evaluation and use them to provide the very best service possible. We understand that sometimes an official is forced to make a close call; please keep in mind that the goal of these evaluation forms is not to reverse a call you disagree with. Please provide feedback that relates to the official’s professionalism, punctuality, knowledge, and your overall experience. See the Official’s Evaluation form to provide feedback.