How to become a Referee
There is a seven step process to becoming a referee:
See the details listed here on the RO website -
Brian Chatland Award
The 2014 AGM saw the inaugural presentation of the Brain Chatland Award. Created to honour the memory of Brain and his commitment to rugby referee development, the annual award is presented to the person(s) making a significant contribution to referee development in the TTDRS.
The 2015 awards winners are:
Allan Graham - for his commitment to referee coaching. In this, his first year as an active CMO, he filed more coaching reports and worked with more referees than any other in the TDDRS. Allan has been a long time servant to the Society, as a referee and administrator. Your experience and enthusiasm to develop referees and rugby has been a much welcome addition.
George Gadjovich - George is a life member of the Society and former international referee. George returned to the Society as a CMO in 2015, bringing is wealth of experience and a valued calm, guiding and purposeful approach to working with developing referees.
Game Management Guidelines 2016
Please read - if you are unsure about anything please ask questions on our Forum at upper right.
Rose Labreche (and Sherry Trumbull, BC) who have been appointed by World Rugby to referee at the upcoming series of internationals involving Canada, England, New Zealand and USA in Alberta (Calgary, Red Deer and Edmonton).
Karen Lozada who has become an accredited World Rugby Citing Commissioner has been appointed to perform the role for the two matches being played at the Red Deer leg of the above internationals.
Ontario Match Official of the Year - Rose Labreche
Laws of the Game:
WR Laws of the the Game
Be sure to check out the Law Clarifications for 2015 (and past years)
Other Referees' Societies:
Eastern Ontario EORRS
Rugby Ontario RORC
Rugby Ontario RO
Rugby Canada RC