International Youth Sevens
ORLANDO, FLORIDA USA | EASTER 10-11 APRIL 2020

INTERNATIONAL REFEREE PROGRAMME

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

Tropical 7s is seeking qualified and experienced match officals from across the globe to be part of our International Referee Programme and officate at one of the world's leading international youth rugby event.  The Tropical 7s International Referee Programme provides a unique opportunity to officiate at the competition while staying onsite at the Omni Championsgate Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA.  

To apply to become a referee at the 2020 Tropical 7s, interested referees should complete the application form below and you will be contatcted shortly by the tournament's referee manager.

KEY INFORMATION

WHEN: 10-11 April 2020 in Orlando, FL, USA (Fri/Sat of Easter weekend)

WHERE: Omni Championsgate Resort, Orlando, Florida (field complex located on-site at the Omni Resort)

COMPETITION: Divisions at the Tropical 7s include elite University/U23 for men/women, U18 elite/open for both boys and girls, U16 boys/girls, and U14 boys/girls.

SCOPE: Tropical 7s has established itself as a leading international youth 7s festival featuring 100+ teams playing 300+ matches over two days.  Tropical 7s is also an official  'stop' on the the North American High Schools 7s Championship Series (NAHS7s) which features some of the top North American rugby academies. Please note that all finals and all 'elite' divison matches will require 3-man referee teams. Referees will be assigned to matches by the Referee Manager.

2020 REFEREE PROGRAMME DETAILS

The offer for participating referees includes:

  • Accommodation provided for 2 nights (shared room) at the Omni Orlando Resort.
  • Transfers to and from Orlando International Airport the day before and the day after competiton
  • Match fees (details provided on request)
  • Dedicated referee area
  • Nutrition and hydration throughout the day
  • Referee gathering: meal + team-building opportunity + education session/speaker (tbc) on Friday 10th April
  • Opportunity to access discounted room rates for referees wishing to extend their stay at the Omni Orlando Resort.
  • Flight and other travel costs will NOT be reimbursed.

Expectations from participating referees include:

  • Complete the below application.
  • Be a qualified referee and have expereince of refereeing rugby 7s
  • Be of good standing with their home union.
  • Be available for both days of competition and ready for each match assignment.
  • Bring all refereeing equipment as needed.
  • Work closely with the Referee Manager to manage scheduling and match assignments.
  • Communicate with Tournament Management for any issue regarding referee duties e.g. disciplinary

Please complete the application form below and you will be contacted shortly by the Referee Manager. Please direct any enquiries to referee@tropical7s.com.

 

2020 REFEREE APPLICATION FORM

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