How many referees are there in touch football?
Generally, matches are controlled by three referees, alternating between the role of central referee and sideline official.
How do you become a touch referee?
Level 1 Referee Accreditation for a minimum of 6 months. Regional Director written approval is required for any participant with less than 1 year Level 1 experience. This consent must be emailed to [email protected] prior to registering online. Level 2 Referee Accreditation for a minimum of 6 months.
Can you touch the ref in football?
FOOTBALLERS will now get booked or sent off if they touch a referee on the shoulder or abuse them verbally after a new set of rules was brought in to protect officials. And one player will be booked if two or more surround an official or confront them face to face.
What happens if you touch a ref?
Any physical contact with a referee or a linesman will mean either a yellow or a red depending on its severity, as will abusing them verbally or reacting aggressively to decisions. And one player will be booked if two or more surround an official or confront them face to face.
Can you touch a ref?
Not only is this touching allowed, its actively encouraged. Give the referee a friendly greeting at the start of the match and a sportsmanlike “gg” after the match. Fist bumps are welcome too, and more sanitary.
Who invented Touch Football?
The founding fathers of Touch Football were Bob Dyke and Ray Vawdon, of the South Sydney Junior Rugby League Club, who invented it as a method of training for Rugby League and as a means of allowing retired players to keep running around in a competitive game.
How long does a touch game go for?
Played on a rectangular field, a game of Touch Football is played over 45 minutes, divided into two 20 minute periods with a five minute halftime break. Teams can be up to 14 players with a maximum of six players on the field at any one time.
What is the role of the referee in touch football?
Referees play a vital role in Touch Football, ensuring our game is played in a fair, safe and enjoyable environment for all participants.
How long does it take to become a NSW Touch referee?
Level 2 Referee Accreditation for a minimum of 6 months. Regional Director written approval is required for any participant with less than 1 year Level 2 experience. This consent must be emailed to [email protected] prior to registering online.
Is there a Hornets regional touch referee course?
Hornets Regional Touch in conjunction with NSW Touch and your local affiliates run regular Level 1, 2 and 3 referee courses each year, and provide coaching and development opportunities to all referees. Read the below information, to gain a better insight to touch football referees. Want to host a referee course at your club?
Why do you want to be a referee?
Becoming an accredited referee is an important step in ensuring that you are equipped with the knowledge of the Rules of the game, but also the latest on-field game information, and skills to manage and create a safe and enjoyable environment for all. It is also a great way to remain fit and active and participate in our game.