Do you want to officiate in a higher standard of football? Want to know more about the promotion structure that can take you as far as the professional game provided you have the ability? Do you want to realise your full potential as a Referee? Read on!

promotion Faqs

To be considered for promotion, you need to be aged 16 or over – there is no age limit thereafter and is open to both male and female referee

You must be prepared to referee in open age football

The promotion season commences on 1st March and ends on the 28th February in the year following

If you wish to become a Level 6 referee, you must serve at least one season at Level 7 before being eligible for promotion

You need to inform Kevin Small (Referee Development Officer) in writing of your intentions before 1st March prior to the following Season.

The same criteria apply for promotion to Level 5 with an expected higher level of competency demonstrated within the assessment process.  Your personal administration with acceptance of appointments and closing dates.

Promotion is decided through assessments completed by Wiltshire County Assessors, attendance at further training events and a satisfactory average club mark achieved in at least 20 matches of open age competitive football during the marking period.  Other factors including administration and availability are also taken into account.

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