Are you interested in becoming a referee? Think you can do better? Then “Put your whistle where your mouth is” and “Become a GAA Referee”!
The CGAA have Development Officers to help you get started and assist you in progress as a referee.
Why Become a GAA Referee?
- Stay involved with the game as an alternative to playing
- Fitness – It’s a great way to keep fit
- Ambition – could you referee a County Final or even an All-Ireland?
- Learn more about the game
- Give Something Back – offers players, at the end of their playing days, the opportunity to continue in the sport
- Personal Development – helps to develop personal skills that are of value in all walks of life
What qualities are required to become a GAA Referee?
- Good knowledge of the playing rules
- Be physically and mentally fit
- Have the ability to remain calm
- Have the moral courage to take decisions which are correct
For Information on the Role of a Referee please click on the icon below:Role of a Referee
How do I become a Referee?
The first thing to do, is to contact us and we will give you details on upcoming GAA Referee Foundation Courses, which you will have to complete before you can referee games.
GAA Club Referee Course will take 3 nights to complete and will be delivered by GAA Referee Tutors.