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Referees Next Course In 2019!



GDFRA are conducting a referees course of 2019 at Merrylands Sports Club, Oxford Street, Merrylands, NSW 2160 commencing on Wednesday 19th June 2019 beginning at 6.00 pm and finishing at 9.30 pm.  Following course night is the 26th June 2019 from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm.  The cost of the course is $40.00. 

In order to complete the 
Level 3 course, candidates who are looking to upgrade must first complete or hold  a Level 4 Qualification.  Please bring a current LOTG Book, pen, paper and a folder to put material in.

Course Details and Registration for Level 3 Course Details and how to register.

you wish further information please contact either Steve Prattent via
tscchair@gdfra.org.au or on 0417277279





Here is your chance to:

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be a football (soccer) referee

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learn the ‘real’ laws of soccer

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be a better coach or manager

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be a complete player  


Pre-requisite Level 4 Course - cover all the Laws of Football:

The 17 Laws

1. The Field of Play
2. The Ball
3. The Players
4. The Players' Equipment
5. The Referee
6. The Other Match Officials
7. The Duration of the Match
8. The Start and Restart of Play
9. The Ball In and Out of Play
10. Determining the Outcome of a Match
11. Offside
12. Fouls and Misconduct
13. Free Kicks
14. The Penalty Kick
15. The Throw-In
16. The Goal Kick
17. The Corner Kick

Sessions 1 & 2 - Level 3 Modules.           

Working through and completion of modules in the Level 3 program.

Session 2 - Practical session covering all aspects expect in a match

Note: To complete a Level 3 Referee's Course you must pass the examinations on the LOTG and complete all the modules together with the practical session.  It is expected that candidates study their law books and ask relevant questions when any points of the Level 3 Course are not understood.  

Attending the course and listening will not be enough.

For Referees wishing to upgrade their theory to Level 3, Level 2 and Level 1 please contact the secretary: Joe Rovella on 0400195210 or email secretary@gdfra.org.au


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