Fully Funded Spaces Available on Referee Courses

Bedfordshire FA have partnered up with four local leagues to offer fully funded spaces for adults on upcoming referee courses.

Bedfordshire FA have partnered up with Bedfordshire County League, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Women’s League, Leighton & District Sunday League and North Home Counties Sunday League to be able offer fully funded spaces onto upcoming The FA referee courses.

There are currently a wide range of opportunities available for referees within the Bedfordshire area such as; refereeing and assistant refereeing in Bedfordshire’s most senior leagues, opportunities for promotions and to build a career in refereeing, taking part in Bedfordshire FA’s Referee Development Group alongside EFL officials.

Are you eligible?

  • You must reside in Bedfordshire
  • You must hold a Bedfordshire postcode,
  • Adults only (18 years+)

How to apply?

  • Firstly, you will need to register an interest by emailing Bedfordshire FA’s Referee Development Officer, Mike Desborough, via email Mike.Desborough@BedfordshireFA.com.
  • You will then be emailed a link which will take you to the online sign up.

How does it work?

  • Once you have completed the sign-up procedure, you will be required to pay a fee of £145.
  • After completion of the course you will be required to referee 5 matches for your allocated Bedfordshire Leagues.
    • Bedfordshire County League
    • Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Women’s League
    • Leighton & District Sunday League
    • North Home Counties Sunday League

You will receive your money back from the league upon completion of the qualification.

Terms and Conditions

  • As part of the criteria to qualify for your money back you will be expected to complete the whole qualification
  • Completion of the qualifications includes; attending the referee course and refereeing 5 matches for your allocated league
  • Money back will be from your allocated league

For more information or to register your interest, please email Mike.Desborough@BedfordshireFA.com