Sheffield Referee Association



Important - Covid-19 - Future meetings.

All future meetings and events are cancelled until further notice.

We will post details of meetings on here once the unpresented Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed. In the meantime keep safe and keep fit.

Referees Association

Developing and educating referees for over 100 years
From Grassroots to the World Cup Final


Who are we?

Leaders in Mentoring, coaching and developing our referees 

Members get access to development, resources and insurance policies.

Develop Your Future

Development For Everyone!

Sheffield RA Meeting Dates

Next Meeting :

21st November 2019
Kick It Out, discussing Racism in football and what we can do.

December 12th 2019
The infamous Brian Coddington Christmas Quiz
Fun, Games and Pie and Peas

January 16th 2019
Evening with Jon Moss
Premier League Referee will be joining us for an informative and enjoyable evening will be had by all

Huge Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

Mentoring – Sheffield RA offer mentoring 1:1 and Mentor days
with local clubs
Membership of your local Society
Monthly meetings which includes great speakers, training,
friendship and camaraderie Full support together with advice
and guidance to help and assist in your development and
Local and National Newsletters and magazines
Entrance to the National Conference Day Event RA-FA Events
Refereeing Kit and Equipment At discounted prices

Plus Invisible Benefits

Personal insurance when officiating or attending
refereeing business
Equipment insurance
Driver Assist Legal Cover Representation at the County FA Council
Advice & support if ever assaulted
Advice & support if charged with disciplinary offence
Advise & support if suspended
RA Representation on the FA Referees’ Committee
RA Representation on the FA Council
RA Service Awards
RA Benevolent Fund


Annual Training 

Mentor Weekend

Our annual event 2 days of mentoring, normally held in June. The days support Billy Sharp’s charity of LJS Foundation.



Fitness training, scenario based training, learning from the elite officials in the country. 



Annual Conference

Each year we attend conference with Premier League officials and the top FA tutors, meeting with RA’s from all over the country



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Join Sheffield RA

Have access to all this support and development by joining Sheffield RA. Newly Qualified referees it’s free to join for the first year with all the benefits

Sheffield RA is the most magical place where you can meet new friends and be part of something special. #refereefamily