Become a Referee
Thinking of becoming a referee?
- Refereeing is a great way to be involved in football
- There are opportunities for everyone
- Remain active in the game following injury or retirement
- Make new and lasting friends within the game
- Play a huge role in ensuring the players enjoy their match day experience
Development & Courses
Somerset FA want to support all referees to progress their skills to their full potential.
We offer development opportunities for officials at all stages of their journey; from those looking to become qualified referees to those climbing the promotion ladder.
If you're just getting into refereeing, Somerset FA delivers the FA Basic Referee Course, in addition to range of workshops for club officials. If you're a newly qualified referee, you can apply to join the our Referee Academy, while the more experienced officials can put themselves to the test in the Somerset FA Referee Promotion Scheme.