Referee Training Ground

2017 Referees Handbook- A Guide From Course To Pitch

Upcoming Referee Branch Meeting Dates

Ballarat- Monday 16 October - 7:00pm at Morshead Park, Redan.

Bendigo- Tuesday 3 October- 6:30pm at Bendigo Library, 251-259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo.

Central- Monday 16 October- 7:00pm at Caulfield Park Pavilion, Caulfield

Dandenong- Monday 16 October- 7:30pm at The Dandenong Club, Dandenong

Geelong- Monday 2 October- 6:30pm at Australian Croatian, Club Separation Street, North Geelong

Gippsland- Wednesday 4 October- 6:30pm at Latrobe City Sports Stadium, Fairway Drive, Morwell

Northern- Monday 2 October- 7:00pm at Thomastown Secondary College, Thomastown

Peninsula- Sunday 15 October- 1:00pm at Langwarrin Soccer Club.

Western- Monday 9 October- 6:30pm at Burley Griffin Community Centre, Keilor East

New Level 4 referees should arrive 30 mins before the start time listed above for their workshop prior to the branch meeting. Referees will receive their green shirts,black shorts and socks at the workshop.

Upcoming Level 4 Practical Training Dates

Level 4 Practical Training has now concluded for this year and will recommence in early 2018.

Please note that no formal registration is required for these training sessions, simply turn up at the advertised time.

What to bring:

  • Wear sports clothes and runners
  • Whistle, red/yellow cards and assistant referee flags
  • Drink Bottle
Central Referee Branch- Glen Eira SC, Lord Reserve Pitch 1
Dandenong Valley Referee Branch- Ross Reserve Athletics Track (Springvale City SC)
Eastern Referee Branch- Knox Regional Football Centre
Northern Referee Branch- Edwardes Lake Athletics Track, Reservoir
Peninsula Referee Branch- Delacombe Park, Towerhill Rd, Frankston South
Western Referee Branch- Keilor Park Synthetic Sports Field

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Fitness Training Venues (For clarity level 4 training only takes place on the dates advertised above)

Reservoir - Edwardes Lake Athletics Track,
Wednesdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trainer: Bruno D'Aniello - 0431 340 380
Trainer: Phil Taverna - 0414 434 335

Noble Park - Ross Reserve Athletics Track (Springvale City SC)
Tuesdays: 6:00pm
Thursdays: 6:00pm
Trainer: Terry Bywater  O410 580 089
Assistant: Jim Weir 0412 359 572

Western- Keilor Park Synthetic Sports Field
Wednesday: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Gippsland - Fortuna Soccer Club, Crinigan Road South Reserve, 126 Crinigan Road, Morwell
Wednesday: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Geelong - Myers Reserve, Bell Post Hill
Tuesdays: 6:30 - 7:30pm
Email for full details.

Bendigo - Weroona Oval , Napier St Bendigo
Tuesdays: 5:30 - 7:00pm
Thursdays: 5:30 - 7:00pm

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