Applications OPEN for 2017/18 Referee Promotion

With the 2016/2017 promotion season coming to a close at the end of next month, it is time that time of year for Staffordshire Referees to apply for…

The Staffordshire FA Referee Promotion Scheme provides county officials with the opportunity to progress through the referee pathway. The promotion season commences on 1st March and ends on 28th February in the year following.


Is there a cost for this service?

A fee of £30.00 is required to be paid at the start of the promotion season. If you adhere to promotion criteria, whether you are successful in achieving promotion or not, you will be refunded the full fee. Should you be removed/withdraw from the scheme this fee will not be refunded.


What happens next?

Following your application for promotion, you will be required to attend a promotion seminar which will include taking a referee examination to confirm your knowledge of the Laws of the Game.


Wanting to continue on the pathway next season?

As an official within the promotion system you will automatically be entered for promotion the following season. If you wish to be withdraw from the scheme you are required to contact the County FA or your Assessor Co-Ordinator.

For full details please read the documents below:
2017/18 season promotion criteria
2017/18 season promotion code of conduct
2017/18 season promotion application form


Further information:

For more information in relation to the Referee Promotion Scheme please contact Referee Development Officer, Matthew Jones on any of the following:
(T): 01785 279831
(M): 07969 295102

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