Becoming a Referee

Want to become a referee? Westmorland County FA run regular referee training courses for anyone wanting to become a referee in the 11-a-side game both in youth and adult football.

The course will provide an introduction to the laws of the game as well as developing the practical skills required to be a football referee.

What will it cost?

 Adult (over 16)  14 - 15 years
 £100  £65 plus additional fee for Safeguarding Children guide

This covers all course resources and tutors.

Do I get paid?
Referees get paid for open age football and youth games. This includes games as part of the course, so it really pays to be a referee.

If you require any further information please contact the office on 01539 730946 or email  

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