Become a Referee
Thinking of becoming a referee?
- Refereeing is a great way to be involved in football
- There are opportunities for everyone
- Remain active in the game following injury or retirement
- Make new and lasting friends within the game
- Play a huge role in ensuring the players enjoy their match day experience
Development & Courses
Developing you as a referee
Leicestershire & Rutland FA want to support all referees to progress their skills to their full potential.
There are development opportunities for officials at all stages of their journey; whether that is starting out as a newly qualified referee or trying to climb the promotion ladder.
For those just starting out, Leicestershire & Rutland FA deliver the FA Basic Referee Course, in addition to range of workshops for you to learn your craft. The more experienced officials can put themselves to the test in the Leicestershire & Rutland FA Referee Promotion Scheme.
We aim to provide all officials in the county with the best possible support throughout their careers, both on and off the field. From the moment you first take to the field with a whistle in hand, to the time you decide to retire from the game, Leicestershire & Rutland FA work to provide the best support match officials.