International Youth Sevens
ORLANDO, FLORIDA USA | EASTER 19-20 APRIL 2019

REFEREE PROGRAMME

REFEREES FROM AROUND THE WORLD INVITED TO OFFICIATE AT THE 2019 TROPICAL 7s

Referee ActionAre you a referee looking to develop your match skills with some of the best international competition? We invite you to be amongst the best at the 2019 Tropical 7s. Here is how you can apply to become a referee at the Tropical 7s. All referees must complete the application below, and tournament officials will review each applicant for confirmation.

KEY INFORMATION

WHEN: 19-20 April 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA (Fri/Sat of Easter weekend)

WHERE: Omni Championsgate Resort, Orlando, Florida (field complex on-site with host hotel)

COMPETITION: Divisions at the Tropical 7s include University/U23 for men/women, U18 elite/open for both boys and girls, U16 boys/girls, and potentially a U20 boys and U14 boys divisions if enough demand.

SCOPE: Tropical 7s continues to grow in terms of # of teams and matches — and could see up to 100 teams in 2019. Certain matches will require 3-man referee teams. We are estimating to have 30-40 referees at the 2019 Tropical 7s. It is foreseen that many matches will be livestreamed or uploaded on our digital platforms.

REFEREE PROGRAMME

The offer for participating referees includes:

  • Accommodation for 2 nights (shared room)
  • Transport from airport
  • Match fees
  • Dedicated referee tent/area
  • Nutrition and hydration throughout the day
  • Invitation to Thursday evening Coaches Kickoff Meeting
  • Friday evening gathering: meal + team-building opportunity + education session/speaker (TBC)
  • Flight and/or travel costs are NOT provided.

Expectations from participating referees include:

  • Complete the below application.
  • Be of good standing with their home union.
  • Be present for both days of competition and ready for each match assignment.
  • Bring all refereeing equipment as needed.
  • Work closely with the Lead Referee to manage scheduling and match assignments.
  • Communicate with Tournament Management for any issue regarding referee duties

To find out more about our Referee Programme, contact us at info@tropical7s.com.

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