New South Wales Volleyball Referees Association

An independent body providing a professional service to
the sport of volleyball at all levels.

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2018 NSWVRA Officiating Scholarship
 
As part of NSWVRA’s commitment to support and encourage pathways for referees who wish to use their skills at higher levels of volleyball refereeing, NSWVRA is calling for nominations for the 2018 NSWVRA Officiating Scholarship.
 
The scholarship will be valid from 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2018, and will cover referees travel, accommodation charges of up to $500during the course of officiating duties in Australia. 
 
How to apply:
Please submit a Refereeing Scholarship form at this link https://goo.gl/forms/QzmL17PXNuNbtrjo2
Applications close on 15 December 2017 at 5:00pm.
For all scholarship enquiries, please contact the NSWVRA: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
The winner of the referee scholarship will be announced in late January 2018. 
 
Further details available HERE
 

Services from New South Wales Volleyball Referees include:

  • conducting Rules of the Game accreditation courses
  • appointing officials to matches (1st, 2nd, scorers, linespeople, Chief Referees)
  • assessing and mentoring referees at all levels, seeking to upgrade
  • representing NSW referees in the national officiating framework. governed by the Australian Volleyball Referees Commission (AVRC);
  • developing pathways for referees who wish to use their skills at the highest levels of competition, be that State, National or International levels.

For all general referee enquiries, please contact NSWVRA: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CURRENT FRAMEWORK

 

 

Name 

Duration and Prerequisites 

Target Audience 

Foundation
(Level 1) 

1 hour in online course work 

Social Competitions, School Sport

Development
(Level 2)

1-day workshop and practical assessment

State Cup, Schools Cup, SVL

Advanced
(Level 3)

Upgrading through VA practical assessments

AJVC, AJBVC, AVL

High Performance
(Level 4)

As required

International

 

FOUNDATION REFEREE COURSE

The new referee framework has seen a new introductory course implemented. This course is delivered through the Volleyball Australia online learning platform and as such is more accessible to entry-level beginner referees. 

Target Audience: New beginner referees

Prerequisites: Nil

Duration: 4 hours in course work 

Cost Options: 

  • $44 - Foundation course only (Level 1)
  • $70 - Foundation course and Development workshop bundle (Level 1+2) – valid for 6 months

Register: FOUNDATION COURSE ONLINE REGISTRATION - Reopening Soon

What Next?: Once you have registered and paid via the form above, your registration will be verified within 3 business days. You will then be emailed a Log-in password and link to the Volleyball Australia online learning platform. Once you have completed the course VA will send you a completion certificate and notify VA your new accreditation.

 

DEVELOPMENT REFEREE COURSE

This course is delivered through a one day face-to-face workshop and may include a practice component. Referees wishing to considered for Level 2 accreditation must successfully complete this workshop as well as meet the minimum practical refereeing requirements and competency standards.

Target Audience: Foundation Referees

Prerequisites: Candidates must be a current Foundation Referee

Workshop Duration: a one day (7hrs) workshop 

Cost Options:

  • $50 - Development referee workshop only (Level 2)
  • $70 - Foundation course and Development workshop bundle (Level 1+2)

Schedule: The NSWVRA runs a number of referee workshops across NSW throughout the year. The proposed scheduled course dates for 2017 are as follows:

Register: DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP ONLINE REGISTRATION - TBA

 

OPPORTUNITIES

If you are a qualified Referee, or intending to further your accreditation, or are looking to officiate at one of our competitions or events please contact NSWVRA: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Competitions requiring referees:

  • Sydney Volleyball League
  • State Cup Series
  • Schools Cup Series
  • Australian Volleyball League

 

RESOURCES

  • NSWVRA

o    2017 Rate Card

o    Referee Accreditation Policy

o    Referee Activity Log

  • FIVB Rules of the Game

o    Indoor Volleyball 

o    Beach Volleyball

  • Australian Sports Commission

o    Tools and Tips for New Officials

o    Online Introductory Officiating General Principles course

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