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Level 1 Officiating Course in Syracuse

Level 1 Officiating Course in Syracuse - Jul 11, 2010
Course Held at Le Moyne College

Level 1 Officiating Course - July 11

Sunday July 11
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lead Instructor: Sean McKenna, sean.mckenna@kodak.com
Course Fee: $50

Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Grewen Hall
Room 203
Syracuse, NY 13214

The Level 1 Officiating Course is the basic refereeing course. There are no prerequisites for attending this course and it is the sole training vehicle for the education of entry level referees as certified USA Rugby referees. The Level 1 Course covers the referee's priorities, provides an introduction to the Laws, and examines scrums, ruck/mauls, tackles, line-outs, offside, and advantage with focus on the critical parts and how to referee them. When a student has completed this course, and the accompanying test, they are ready to begin refereeing safely. Students that do not pass will be given opportunities to retest onsite. The objective is to ensure Law knowledge, not to weed people out.

Upon completion of the course and successful passing of the open book test, you will be certified as a referee and can begin to officiate matches.

Please wear clothing suitable for activity, as we will be having practical session work throughout.

For individuals who are registered with USA Rugby (CIPPed) you may register and pay online by going to the site www.usarugby.org and then enter the site. At the top, find Referees> then at the upper right “Register for a Referee Training course” [go to the date and site you wish to register for].

If you are not currently a USA Rugby member, you will be offered a chance to register at the site www.usarugby.org. Once you have registered (become CIPPed), you can follow the instructions above with regard to registration. Please note that USA Rugby membership is required to receive certification as a L1 official.


We recommend you register not later than July 5 so that we may order the correct amount of materials to have for the classes. [Late comers will eventually get the materials, but they will be shipped later and not available for the class. REGISTER EARLY!]

Refereeing in New York State, outside of NYC
For those who wish to officiate rugby matches in New York State, outside of the Metropolitan NY area, please bring a check for $50 payable to the New York State Rugby Referee’s Society (NYSRRS).

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Posted Until Jul 11, 2010

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