Referee Needed – College Scholarships USA – 20 April

College Scholarships USA are holding an event on 20 April at the University of York, where they are looking to hire a referee for the day.

The event is essentially a trial day for young female football players from ages 15 – 19 where they come and play in an 11-a-sided game.

If you are able to help, please contact Sam Bayley on by the end of the day on Monday.

NRCFA Refs Courses 2017

How to Referee

New Referees Courses for 2017 have been announced

York – Poppleton JFC (March 2017) starts 8 March with intro  night click here for details

Course dates are 8 (intro eve), 15 (eve), 19 (full day), 22 (eve) and 26 (full day) March 2017 at Popp JFC

also at:

Mboro – Acklam Green (Feb) click here

Scarboro – venue tbc (April) click here

Contact NRCFA if interested in any of above courses; before 1 March 2017 for York

York RA will be supporting the York Course with referee mentors for the new refs in their early games

Walking Football Tournament

York City Football Club are holding a Walking Football Tournament on Sunday 12 February, 10am – 2:30pm.

They are looking for three referees to officiate at the tournament. A £40 fee will be offered.

If you can help with this, please email Barry Casterton (

Local Charity 6-a-side tournament: 11 September

Can you help by volunteering to referee a local charity tournament? If you are available please email
Football Mundial are helping a local charity, SASH organise a tournament & are looking for referees to help out.
SASH are a York based charity that work to prevent vulnerable 16-25 year olds from facing homelessness by offering them a room in the home of a volunteer host across York, North & East Yorkshire. Last year they provided 1357 nights of emergency accommodation to around 400 local young people.
Tournament details-
Date: Sunday 11 September
Venue: York Sport Village 3G pitch
Time: 10am-4pm
16 local companies taking part
You don’t have to be available all day, if you could do an hour or 2 that would be great.
As well as the football there will be food, bouncy castles, face painting, free swimming for players kids.
More details available online-

Appeal for referees at Woldgate College

Woldgate College are looking for referees for school fixtures starting in September.  They play 4 games at once and usually need 2 or 3 refs per game, most weeks between the beginning of September and the end of October. 
They then have cup fixtures throughout the year, depending on how well the teams do.
Games are usually 30 mins each way, and generally kick off between 4pm and 4.30pm depending on how far the other school has to travel.
It is Woldgate College in Pocklington.
Anyone interested should contact Ben Clarke at Woldgate College.


City of York Girls Football League Tournament – Sun 7th June

The 14th annual tournament will be on Sunday 7th June and will all be 7 a side 10 minute matches as per mini soccer rules.

AM (9:30 – 12:30 approx.) – U10s, U12s and U14s

PM (1:30 – 4:30 approx.) – U11s, U13s and U15s

  • 18 Referees required
  • Each referee will be allocated 10-12 x 10 minute matches all day or 5-6 x 10 minute matches for half day.
  • Payment will be Full day £30 or half day £15 plus Food & Drink Vouchers

Looks like being a full house with 9 Pitches, 72 teams and circa 200 fixtures, so if you are available please email David Winterburn with name, email address and contact number, Level and Age if U16 so he can copy you in with all info/rules etc.

Tadcaster Albion Juniors Football Gala

Tadcaster Albion Juniors are looking for referees for their gala this weekend:

The tournament is on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 2015 at Riverside Primary School, Tadcaster.

We are seeking referees for one or both days.

The tournament will run from 9a.m. to about 5p.m. on each day.

We will pay £30 per day plus supply you a delicious lunch from our famous tournament barbeque.

There are U7s up to U16s. Evens on one day odds on the next.

If interested, please contact Ewan Merer: or 07979 207 004.