NRCFA Summer Update

NRCFA has been busy over recent months

Here are some of the relevant news items you may have missed:


New Referee Observer Recruitment


11 NRCFA Referees Invited into FA CORE 2019 – 20


NRCFA Female Referee Development Group Launch

First meeting on Monday 5 August 2019 at NRCFA


Rebecca Welch – Newly appointed NRCFA Female Referee Ambassador


New FA Referee Courses – September & October 2019

York course at Poppleton JFC starts 24 September 2019


NRCFA Referee Education Centre – Now Live!

Get your logon now and use this facility….great for all referees, including details on the Law changes and Sinbins


NRCFA Centre of Referee Excellence (CORE) Review

I am pleased to confirm that following the review of our CORE programme, we will be working with the following breakdown of 63 Referees:

NRCFA CORE Advanced (Level 4’s)  15

NRCFA CORE Progression (Level 5, 6 & 7’s) 24

NRCFA CORE Development (Level 7 & Youth) 24

We have secured some new facilities at Middlesbrough College & Manor Academy York to deliver our monthly training camps and ensure we can offer the very best levels of support.


NRCFA Paris World Games – July 2019

See how the referees got on in France


Referee Registration 2019 – 20

Finally, we are working hard to complete the annual Referee registration renewal process, and to date, we have just short of 260 Referees completing the process which is slightly up on this time last season


RA Development Weekend – July 2019

RA Development Weekend

Sat/Sun 6/7 July 2019

This years RA Development Weekend is now available to book through the RA

It is being held at the De Vere Horwood Estate Hotel,  Milton Keynes; with practical sessions on 6 July at Mursley FC

The theme for the weekend is “Good to Great”

As well as the Indoor Development Day (7 July) there is an Observer Workshop, Awards Dinner and AGM

A must for referees willing to learn from high profile speakers; the cost is minimal unless you wish to stay overnight

If you wish to attend click here to book now 

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