General Enquiries

How can I become a referee?
Anyone can become a referee with The FA as long as you are aged over 14 and a resident and a resident of England.    The first stage on...
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 at 4:14 PM
Who can become a Referee?
Whether you're 14 or 114, male or female there's an opportunity for you to become a referee.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Do I need to know anything about football?
No. All you need is a positive attitude, a willingness to be involved and a commitment to learning a new skill.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 at 4:16 PM
How much time will I need to commit?
Apart from the initial training course to become a referee, which is 20 hours, it is up to you how many games and how often choose to referee - there is no ...
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 2:55 PM
Will it cost me anything?
The current cost of a New Referee Course with Oxfordshire FA is £135 - this includes all your training and resource materials, as well as some basic equipme...
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 at 4:15 PM
Do referees need insurance?
Public Liability Insurance is included as part of your registration to Oxfordshire County FA. Match Officials, Observers and Referee Coaches can purchas...
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018 at 10:21 AM
How do I enrol on a course?
The first stage on your referee ‘journey’ is to complete the free online Introduction to Refereeing course by clicking here. After completion of this yo...
Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 at 4:17 PM