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Refereeing

Referees play a vital role in Touch Football, ensuring our game is played in a fair, safe and enjoyable environment for all participants. Becoming an accredited referee is an important step in ensuring that you are equipped with the knowledge of the Rules of the game, but also the latest on-field game information, and skills to manage and create a safe and enjoyable environment for all. It is also a great way to remain fit and active and participate in our game.

 

Touch Football Australia has a six-tier accreditation system – as per the TFA Sports Education Framework

Foundation (Level 1 Referee) – Duration: 4 Hours, Age of entry – 12 years of age

Talent (Level 2 Referee) – Duration: 4.5 Hours, Age of entry – 13 years of age (minimum 6 months Level 1)

Talent (Level 3 Referee) – Duration: 4.5 Hours, Age entry13 years of age (minimum 12 months level 2) 

Elite (Level 4 Referee) – Duration: N/A, Age of entry14 years of age (minimum 12 months level 3)

Elite (Level 5 Referee) – Duration: N/A, Age of entry15 years of age (minimum 12 months level 4)

Mastery (Level 6 Referee) – Duration: N/A, Age of entry -16 years of age (minimum 12 months level 5)

 

Level 1 Referee –

23/04/2020 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm Newcastle City Junior Touch Fields Register Here Now
30/04/2020 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm North Sydney (Venue TBC) Register Here Now

 

Level 2 Referee –

 

Level 3 Referee –

 

For additional resources information visit the TFA website www.touchfootball.com.au

*Payment must be made at the time of registration*

To register for a course please use the “Register Now” link adjacent to the course.

Registrations close 7 days prior to the course date or may close early if the course is at capacity. No late registrations can be accepted (unless approved by NSW TOUCH)

Please note that all courses are yet to be confirmed and are subject to cancellation.  Courses will only proceed if a minimum number of registrations are received. If you have any questions please email  technical@nswtouch.com.au

 

Resources

Rule Book – 8th Edition

Watch the NEW RULE CHANGES for the 8th Edition

Basic Rules of Touch Video

Referee Training Program

 

Policies and Frameworks

Affiliate Referee Development Framework

TFA Disciplinary Regulations Manual

TFA Disciplinary Regulations Incident Report

TFA Disciplinary Regulations Notice of Appeal

Sport Education Framework

Member Protection Policy – February 2014

TFA Responsibility Code

 

Additional Affiliate Resources can also be found in the Affiliate Essentials Section of the website

Course Information

Course Name Duration and Format (approx) Pre-Requisite Course Outline

Level 1

$60.50

4 Hours face to face Workshop ASC Community Officiating General Principles   L1-Participant Information Outline

Level 2

$66.00

4 Hours face to face workshop
Pass Level 2 On-field Assessment

Level 1 Referee Accreditation for a minimum of 6 months.

Regional Director written approval is required for any participant with less than 1 year Level 1 experience.

This consent must be emailed to technical@nswtouch.com.au prior to registering online.
Level 2 Referee Course Pre-Course Home Study Rules Quiz
ASC Community Officiating General Principles 
(if not previously completed)

L2-Participant Information Outline

Level 3

$77.00

4.5 Hours face to face workshop
Pass Level 3 On-field Assessment

Level 2 Referee Accreditation for a minimum of 6 months.

Regional Director written approval is required for any participant with less than 1 year Level 2 experience.

This consent must be emailed to technical@nswtouch.com.au prior to registering online.
ASC Community Officiating General Principles  (if not previously completed)

L3-Participant Information Outline

Courses are run by each State Office, for more information visit your local state website.