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Referee Promotions 2020-21

Referee promotion window for season 2020-2021 is now open

The promotion window is now from 1 July 2020 until 30th April 2021, applications will be required to be submitted to Hampshire FA by the 1st June 2020. 

You must ensure that you will be able to meet the criteria dependent on the Level of promotion you wish to apply for. Once you are satisfied that you will be able to meet the demands of the promotion criteria, then you are required to complete the Hampshire FA Referees' Application for promotion 2020/21. This can be completed by click the following link, all applications must be submitted by the 1st June 2020. 

 

Hampshire FA Promotion Application 2020-2021

 

All promotion candidates will be expected to meet the following criteria: 

Level 7 – 6 
A Level 7 Referee must have officiated as a Referee in a minimum of 20 games (a minimum of 14 must be in ADULT matches), in one registration period before applying for promotion.  No Affiliated Association may impose any other qualification periods which cause a delayed passage through the promotion Pyramid.
Must have completed a minimum of 20 (11 v 11) appointed matches as a Referee, of which a maximum of 6 may be at under 18 level.
Will have received a minimum of 3 observations as a Referee
Must have attended a Promotion 'In Service' Seminar.
Must have taken and passed a written examination in the Laws of the Game.
Meet the required standards, outline previously, for both correspondence and availability.
Note:  You will be invited to attend Referee Development Training during the season, to prepare you for the next step to Level 6.

Level 6 – 5
Must have completed a minimum of 20 (11 v 11) appointed matches as a Referee, of which a maximum of 6 may be at under 18 level.
Must have completed a minimum of 5 (11 v 11) appointed matches as an Assistant Referee (on a Supply League or equivalent). 
Will have received a minimum of 3 observations as a Referee
Must have attended a Promotion 'In Service' Seminar.
Must have taken and passed a written examination in the Laws of the Game.
Meet the required standards, outline previously, for both correspondence and availability.
Note:  You will be invited to attend Referee Development Training during the season, to prepare you for the next step to Level 5.

Level 5 – 4
Must operate as a Referee on a Senior League as decided by the County Referees Committee (Currently these are the Hampshire Premier League Premier Division / Wyvern Combination / Combined Counties (Reserve Division).
You will receive notification from the respective league to which you have been appointed.
Must have completed a minimum of 20 (11 v 11) appointed matches as a Referee (only in the leagues above).
Must have completed a minimum of 10 (11 v 11) appointed matches as an Assistant Referee (on a Supply League or equivalent). 
Must have received a minimum of 5 observations as a referee.
Must pass the standard fitness test.
A 12 minute run covering a distance of 2600 metres.
Complete 2 x 50 metre sprints each of 7.5 seconds.
Attend the Hampshire FA Promotion Seminar which includes an examination on the Laws of the Game. 
Must attend an FA Seminar and pass a written examination in the Laws of the Game during a Regional In Service Nomination Training Session, delivered by The FA (dates and location tbc).
In addition to the above, promotion applicants must:
Respond to all correspondence in writing.
Provide written assurances regarding availability to the County and Referee Appointment Secretaries.
Maintain a record of all matches, whether as referee or assistant referee.
Be proficient in completion of misconduct report writing and attend disciplinary hearings as required
It is recommended that promotion candidates do not hold a season ticket for a professional football club as this could limit availability.

 

 

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01256 853011

(8:30am - 5.15pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:

Andy.Moisey@HampshireFA.com

 

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