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Referee Courses


Registrations for  will be open January each year.  Go to and select 'referee'.

The  Level 4 Referee Courses are now open for registrations.

Please click on a date below to enrol for a course. 

Referees' Info


Why should I become a referee?

There are many great benefits to becoming a football referee whether you still play the game, have retired, or have never played there is plenty to be gained from picking up the whistle.

Throughout Canberra and the region football is played at every level, so whether you want to referee at your local junior club or make it to the world stage like Canberra's own referees there are matches to suit your level and experience. Football refereeing is a great way to stay involved in the game as well as having some fun, making new friends and earn some money along the way.

As an Australian referee, you could find yourself on the A-League, flying to places like India and Malaysia for the Asian Football Confederation, or anywhere else in the world officiating games for FIFA like the World Cup!

How old do I have to be?

The minimum age is 13.

How do I become a football referee?

Further information on becoming a referee can be found at

Once you are trained, you will need to register on under Capital Football as a role of referee. At the end of your registration there are some questions to answer. Here, please select Brindabella Blues to referee at. It is also appreciated if you email the BBFC Referees Coordinator at to register your interest.

Who can I contact?

If you would like to discuss any aspect of refereeing at BBFC, contact the club’s Referees Coordinator (see Club Officials Details (Operations Group) on this site).

Related Documents:

Referee Fees 2023

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