he Mid-America Rugby Referee Society in partnership with the Mid-America GU will be hosting three rugby referee events the weekend of February 8th/9th in Columbia, Mo. at the Drury Plaza Inn February 8th: Level One Officiating Course February 8th/9th: Coaching Match Officials (Two Day Event) February 9th: Mid America Rugby Referee
The latest Game Management Guidelines have been released. The 2018-2019 Game Management Guidelines are now available from USA Rugby. To download a copy, click on the link below. 2018-2019 Game Management Guidelines
The 2017 Game Management Guidelines are now available from USA Rugby. To download a copy, click on the image below.
A preliminary list of rugby referee societies around the US has been compiled. This will be an ongoing effort. If your rugby referee society is not listed here, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. http://marrs.org/resources/rugby-referee-societies/
Clarification of Non-Engagement by Defense at Lineout There has recently been a tactic employed specifically at lineouts where the defense will not engage in the maul. The following recap by Richard Every highlights how this situation should be managed. See attached video. The following is how to referee it: DEFENSE NOT FORMING A MAUL AT
A Level 1 Officiating 15’s course will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Liberty North High School in Liberty, Missouri. All aspiring rugby referees are encouraged to register and attend. There are a few prerequisites that need to be completed prior to attending. More information may be found on the registration page.
In an effort to streamline the process of scheduling matches and assigning referees, the Mid-America Rugby Referee Society will begin using WhosTheRef.com. This is a powerful application that will handle all functions of scheduling, assigning, and tracking. If you are a scheduler, referee, evaluator, referee coach, or club contact, you will need to go to