What qualifications do football refs need?

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What qualifications do football refs need?

Anyone can become a referee with The FA granted that you are at least 14-years-old and a resident of England. To train as an FA-qualified referee, you need to undertake a basic referees course with your local County FA. To find a course near you, click here. Alternatively, you can contact your County FA directly.

How do you become a referee?

How to become a referee

  1. Obtain a high school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Choose the sport you want to officiate.
  3. Obtain specific training.
  4. Complete state registration.
  5. Gain experience for career advancement.
  6. Become certified.

How much do junior referees get paid?

The junior officials can earn up to 150K USD in a year. New referees for the NBA begin at $250,000 per year or $600 per game. You will arrive at the training/evaluation tournament at least 45 minutes prior to the start of the first match.

How much does a referee earn?

Referees in the top-flight of England can earn as much as £70,000 per year. They are paid a basic yearly retainer of between £38,500 and £42,000 based on experience, and then are paid £1,150 per match on top of that. Championship referees receive the same basic yearly retainer but are only paid £600 per game.

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Who is the oldest referee in football?

The oldest referee to officiate a FIFA World Cup finals match is George Reader (UK) who was 53 years 236 days old when he refereed the final game of the 1950 World Cup at the Maracana stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 16 July 1950.

How does Staffordshire FA support referees and officials?

Staffordshire FA want to support all referees to progress their skills to their full potential. We offer development opportunities for officials at all stages of their journey; from those looking to become qualified referees to those climbing the promotion ladder.

How do you become a referee in the FA?

To qualify as a referee, you must also referee five games after you have attended the face to face training. You will then receive a certificate and an FA Referee badge. You be supported through those five games by your County Football Association (CFA).

Why is the Staffordshire Football Association so important?

We aim to ensure the long term future of the game by providing the best possible environment and infrastructure where football will flourish in the County for all backgrounds and abilities. Founded in 1877, The Staffordshire Football Association is the guardian of our national game in the County.

Who are the sponsors of the Staffordshire FA?

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