Referees Association

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

Membership for 2024-25 runs from 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2025 and costs less than one match fee at just £25 for full members (discounted to £16 for under 18’s )

New members are just £5 for their first year

Membership Benefits :-

See also RA membership brochure for more details

The Benefits of Membership of The Referees’ Association:-

1. The RA is England’s leading referee support network with over 250 meeting points across England

2. Development of career and personal development

3. Monthly development meetings which include great speakers, training, friendship & camaraderie

4. Full support together with advice and guidance to help and assist in your development and promotion

5. National Newsletter

6. Mentoring

7. Local, County and Regional RA Events

8. Annual awards presentation evening

9. Refereeing Kit and Equipment at discounted prices

10. National RA Development Day combining practical referee training with educational workshops

11. National RA Website

12. National RA-FA Youth Council who build up development modules for use in LRAs

13. Market leading insurance designed by referees for referees when officiating or attending refereeing business events

14. Equipment insurance

15. Driver Assist Legal Cover

16. Representation of members within the football family

17. Best advice & support if ever assaulted

18. Advice & support if charged with disciplinary offence

19. Advice & support if suspended

20. RA Representation on the FA Referees’ Committee

21. RA Representation on the FA Council

22. RA Service Awards

23. RA Benevolent Fund

24. Discount of kit/supplies at The RA ShopUSE CODE TEAMREF2023 IN THE CHECKOUT TO RECEIVE 10% OFF!