Welcome to the home of Altrincham & District Referees
Altrincham & District Referees’ Society is the local branch of the Referees’ Association. Our members include referees serving all levels of the game, from junior grass roots matches through to FIFA international matches. This range of experience is of great benefit to all members of the society as we help each other to improve and develop.
We meet once per month, running an outdoor training & development session led by FA Referee Tutors, followed by an indoor session covering a variety of topics during the season. In between the two sessions we have time for food and networking! Our programme includes training from Premier League and Football League officials, and is designed to be of benefit to referees from all levels.
We also work closely with the Altrincham & District FA, and many of our members give their time to observing, mentoring and tutoring referees to aid their development.
Our annual Christmas raffle generates funds for the Society to enable us to continue supporting the development of referees in the District. Tickets for the 2017 draw to be held on the evening of Thursday 14th December can be bought online via our JustGiving page. For every £2 donated, a ticket will be entered into the draw in your name (please remember to leave your name and contact details with your donation!).
Prizes include an iPad, a Fit Bit, an Amazon Echo, a Samsung Tablet, £50 in Toys R Us vouchers, plus many smaller prizes of wine, chocolates, etc.
An additional referee course has been added to the calendar for this season to meet the high demand we’re seeing for places on courses around the Cheshire County. This course will be held at Ashton on Mersey School during the Trafford Schools half-term holidays:
12th February 2018 9-5pm
13th February 2018 9-5pm
15th February 2018 7-8.30pm (Next Steps Event @ Altrincham FC)
The course costs £130 and is open to anyone aged 14+.
You can register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
ROAD CLOSURES: Be aware of road closures around the area on Sunday for the Manchester Half Marathon. Plan ahead!