|BASEBALL||Rawlings RCIF-SS – Must be CIFSS/NOCSAE stamped ball; not an alternative Rawlings ball|
|BOYS BASKETBALL*||Wilson Evo NXT Game Basketball Size 7 (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|GIRLS BASKETBALL*||Wilson Evo NXT Game Basketball Size 6 (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|FOOTBALL*||Wilson GST NCAA 1003 Official Leather Football (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|LACROSSE||Champion Sports NOCSAE Balls (White LBWNOCSAE, Yellow LBYNOCSAE, Orange LBO, Lime Green LBG)|
|SOCCER*||Wilson Forte Fybrid II NCAA Match Soccer Ball (Used in CIF-SS Championship).|
|SOFTBALL*||Rawlings FPCIF-SS (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|TENNIS||Penn ATP World Tour (Used in CIF-SS Championship)
|VOLLEYBALL*||Mikasa VQ2000 Series (will be used in the 2021-2022 Championship)
Mikasa VFC1000 Series (will be used in the 2022-2026 Championship)
|BOYS WATER POLO||KAP7 model 105 with NFHS stamp (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|GIRLS WATER POLO||KAP7 model 104 with NFHS stamp (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
Mandatory Playoff Use Requirement:
The mandatory “official” ball rule for all playoff rounds, excluding golf. The rule applies throughout the conduct of all CIF-SS playoff contests.
*There is a 1-year transition period for the following sports. The mandatory playoff use requirement goes into effect for these sports in the 2022-2023 season.
Playoff Ball Use Rule Enforcement:
Should a school fail to provide the correct game ball, the game will always be played. Teams/schools failing to utilize the correct official ball in CIF-SS playoffs will be reported by officials to CIF-SS and will not be allowed to host their next available home playoff game. Penalty will carry over to the next season if not enforceable this season due to elimination.
Note: NFHS stamp is required in all sports except in golf and tennis.