Local Referee Associations

ORGANISED BY GROUPS OF LOCAL PEOPLE INVOLVED WITH REFEREEING, AND RUN FOR THE BENEFIT OF REFEREES.

The Referees' Association is a National body which is made up of over 300 local Referees' Associations, Branches or Societies providing assistance, support and guidance. Click the link below to learn more about the national Referee Association.

VISIT THE NATIONAL REFEREE ASSOCIATION

Currently we have two ‘active’ branches in Shropshire

Shrewsbury Referees Association
Secretary: Reg Morris (sheila2morris@aol.com)
Meetings held at Beaconsfield Club, Shrewsbury SY1 1PD, meetings are held on the 1st Monday of every month.

Bridgnorth Referees Association
Secretary: Jack Wildman (jwref2508@yahoo.com)
Meetings held at a venue to be confirmed, contact Jack Wildman for details of dates meetings held.

For all new members, 1st year membership is currently being offered at just £5. Normal membership fees are £17 for the season

Benefits:
- Membership of your local society
- Monthly meetings to include guest speakers, training, friendship and camaraderie
- Full support, advice and guidance from experienced referees
- Kit and equipment at discounted prices
- Personal and Equipment insurance
- RA representation at FA meetings
- RA service awards and benevolent fund

The RA is an association that is very worthwhile for all to join; they are very friendly and welcoming to new referees and open to all. The benefits, if and when you need them, are very good and not offered within your annual membership fee to the Shropshire FA.

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ANSWERS TO YOUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

REFEREE SOCIETY & ASSOCIATIONS FAQ's

No, go along and introduce yourself or email the contact for more details

All referees are invited to join/attend meetings, no matter what level or age you are. Referees with different levels of experience attend, so you are bound to learn something from someone there

Contact the County RA Secretary for details about this but initially go along to a society meeting and meet other referees and get involved and ask any questions you may have