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RA Development Weekend 2022 - Have your say
Our Welfare and Representation team have created 2 guidance documents for members who may need some advice and support regarding disciplinary hearings and on what to do if you are assaulted as a match official.

To view these documents, please visit our members area by clicking the link below.

If you have any questions or need support, please email our Welfare team on

Our Partnerships

Partnerships are often formed between individuals, agencies or organisations with a shared interest to address specific issues. Our evidence reveals that our members young and old often require mental, emotional, financial, medical help, support and guidance. The Referees’ Association champion the work of those agencies that provide this support in times of need. Should you require support please contact the relevant agency below or the RA Head Office.
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Join the Referees Association

The National RA recommends that prospective members should join through their local LRA, the easiest way being to attend one of the many local association meetings that take place across the country on a regular (usually monthly) basis. Find your nearest branch now.

Alternatively, online membership is now available for any referee who wishes to take up central membership. The National RA will then allocate you a local branch. Join now.