UPDATE: Football West will hold a female-only referee course next month as part of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Young Sports Leaders program.
The FFA Referee Level 4 course, for females aged between 14 and 25, will take place at Gibbney Reserve, Maylands, on Saturday, July 28, from 8.30am-4:00pm.
Football West Manager Referees Eddie Lennie said: “This is a great initiative. We’d love to see more females coming into refereeing and this is certainly an opportunity for us to increase our numbers.”
To register for the July 28 course CLICK HERE
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries provided Football West with $20,000 as part of its Young Sports Leaders program.
The money is going towards getting 125 people aged between 14 and 25 accredited in refereeing and coaching, with 20 refereeing spots guaranteed for females only.
For further details on the DLGSCI’s Young Sports Leaders program CLICK HERE