30/05/2019- Referee

New Level 3 Referee Examination Process Launched in September 2019

BF is pleased to announce that following a successful pilot the new level 3 referee examination process was launched from September 1st 2019.

This new Level 3 examination process will involve attending a referee seminar and then undertaking a theory and video test (currently planned to be held twice a year). Having passed the theory and video tests; the level 3 candidates will be required to pass 3 practical assessments taken across any twelve month period (and 4 if taken over any twenty four month period).

The practical assessments can be taken at agreed competitions listed as part of the Level 3 process.  The updated examiner/ assessor list for the new level 3 process can be found here.

There will be a nominal fee of £20 for your first seminar, theory test, video test and practical assessment.

Thereafter each practical assessment is £10.

These charges are used to subsidise the costs of running the exams.

The expression of interest form for any referee wishing to sit Level 3 exams can be found here.

The first theory and video exam for this will take place on over the weekend of the Cadet and Junior Nationals being held at Sports Dock, London E16.

The theory and video exam will be held on Saturday 20th September with practical assessments for those that pass this on Sunday 21st September.  Precise timings to be confirmed

Registered Competitions for Practical Assessments 2019-20 updated 14.08.2019

Welsh Open 9-10th November 2019 – Head Referee Adrian Speakman

The Hamlet 12-13th October 2019 – Head referee Julian Rose

Scottish Open – Details to Follow

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