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

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*APPLICATION FOR 2019 TROPICAL 7s INTERNATIONAL REFEREE PROGRAMME IS NOW CLOSED.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE UPDATES ABOUT OUR 2020 PROGRAMME  PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW.*

Are 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 2020 Tropical 7s. Here is how you can apply to become a referee at the Tropical 7s. Interested referees should complete the enquiry form below and tournament officials will ensure you receive updates about the 2020 programme as and when they become available.

KEY INFORMATION

WHEN: 10-11 April 2020 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 elite University/U23 for men/women, U18 elite/open for both boys and girls, U16 boys/girls, and U14 boys and girls.

SCOPE: Tropical 7s continues to grow in terms of # of teams and matches —  100+ teams expected in 2020. Certain matches will require 3-man referee teams. We are estimating to have 30-40 referees at the 2020 Tropical 7s. It is foreseen that many matches will be livestreamed or uploaded on our digital platforms.

2019 REFEREE PROGRAMME DETAILS (TBC for 2020)

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

Please complete the enquiry form below to receive further updates about the Tropical 2020 International Referee Programme.

REFEREE ENQUIRY FORM

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