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The Referees' Association is pleased to announce that the registration for this year's Eve of Final Rally has now opened.

The Eve of Final Rally is a celebration of the appointments of the match officials to the FA Cup Final. Having first taken place in 1914, the event allows members of the Referees' Association and guests to meet those taking charge of the pinnacle of the domestic season in England.

Taking place on Friday 22nd May 2020, the day before the FA Cup final. The event offers an excellent opportunity to meet up with fellow colleagues and those who have previously taken charge of the FA Cup Final. Beginning with a development session, lead by the Fourth Official, Reserve Assistant, VAR Referee and the VAR Reserve Assistant Referee, a guest speaker will also address those present before the 2020 FA Cup Final match officials take to the stage.

The event will take place at RAF Bentley Priory Museum, Mansion House Drive, Stanmore, HA7 3HT.

Registration is from 6.00 pm, and the development session begins at 6.15 pm. The main event will begin at 7.15 pm.

The event costs £5.00 for members of the Referee's Association and £25.00 for non-members. The £5.00 ticket fee includes a set of raffle tickets for a prize draw on the evening and a programme signed by the 2020 FA Cup Final Match Officials. Guests can be added on at the end of the booking form once it has been completed for the first person. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

To book your place at this year's Eve of Final Rally, please click on the link below.

https://www.participant.co.uk/tra/EOF_2020

Please note that the closing date to book a place at this event is Friday 24th April. There is a limited number of places, so book early to avoid disappointment.  
 
If you have any questions, please contact events@the-ra.org and a member of the team will respond as soon as possible.

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