British Dodgeball is actively recruiting new referees from both within and outside the dodgeball community. We are recruiting referees across all areas of the UK to support the ever growing demand for dodgeball events at all age groups.
In order to begin your journey as a referee complete our Introduction to Officiating Dodgeball online training course. Discounted and funded courses may be available, for eligibility contact [email protected]
Upon completion of the British Dodgeball Introduction to Officiating Dodgeball qualification you will be eligible to join our Referees Mentor Program and begin earning an income refereeing as a qualified British Dodgeball Referee.
Our aim is to support all referees to gain a positive experience from refereeing at British Dodgeball events. To do so we are implementing the following pathway for referee development:
- Complete Introduction to Refereeing Online Course
- Referee at lower level events* with the support of a referee mentor
- Referee independently at lower level events
- Referee at higher level events
- Receive ongoing support and feedback from the Head of Referees or assigned referee mentor
*Lower level events are those deemed as less competitive and intended for new or inexperienced teams such as regional leagues and lower ranked national leagues
British Dodgeball is currently recruiting a Head of Referees in the UK to oversee the development and training of new and existing dodgeball referees.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting an improved refereeing standard in the UK through training and mentoring. Applicants should be experienced referees within the sport with knowledge of management and a passion for supporting others to develop their refereeing abilities.
Closing date for applications – 12pm, 15/04/2022