Why Referee?

Refereeing is for anyone from age 14, if you are new to the game or have been involved for years there is a game for everyone to referee and brings a vast range of benefits!

Personal Development and Learn New Skills

At the heart of refereeing it’s about managing a sporting event and everyone involved to ensure a safe and fair game is played. Refereeing can be a challenging but a rewarding experience, through refereeing you learn confidence and the confidence to manage a group of people, problem solve on the spot, conflict resolution and at times a thick skin.

Refereeing is a great addition to any resume!

Keep Fit and Active

Refereeing a game of football is great exercise and is played all year round.

Being part of the game and learn more about the game

As a referee you will learn in depth all the laws of the game and gain a deeper understanding about why decisions are made and understanding if the game.

Give back to the game you love by refereeing, we can never have too many referees involved and is a great way to be part of the game!

Meet new people and make great friends! Join the refereeing family and make friends for life, we have weekly training venues and monthly meetings to discuss football and socialise with those who love the game

Earn a little extra money

Every game you referee you will paid.

To find out more please email admin@ashburtonsoccer.com.au with your details and we will provide information regarding training to become a Club Referee or to become an FV qualified referee click the button below.

Become an FV qualified referee