Community Referee Courses

We have Community Referee courses scheduled for Thames, Taupo and Tauranga next week. These courses offer a short introduction to the Laws of the Game for those interested in the way the game is officiated, who wish to learn a little more

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The Phantom – April 8/9

Find out what The Phantom thinks about this week’s fixtures in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership and the WaiBOP Championship.

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Refereeing Courses 2017

The first batch of Refereeing courses for 2017 have been posted. Please click through to the Refereeing Courses page to see the schedule and sign up.

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Laws of the Game briefings

WaiBOP Football’s Referee Development Manager, Mark Hester, will run a couple sessions covering the Laws of the Game, including covering the recent updates, at the end of March. The dates and venues for these meetings are: Monday 27 March Room

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Visit the new WaiBOP Clubstore and Win!

WIN a Top to Toe personal Lotto fit-out valued at over $500! Enter the draw here. Visit the new WaiBOP Football clubstore. Shop now. Click here.

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Top referees recognised for efforts

The country’s best-performing match officials have had their efforts over the past year recognised by receiving accolades in the New Zealand Football Referee of the Year Awards. The annual awards serve to highlight the achievements of the finest Kiwi whistle-blowers,

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Congratulations Sarah

Sarah Jones has won the Official of the Year category at the 2016 Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards, which were held on Thursday January 26 at the Claudelands Exhibition & Events Centre in Hamilton. Jones attended the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Laws of the Game: Update for 2016/17

The new season is just around the corner. Here’s a summary of some changes to the Laws of the Game that you’ll need to know before you kick a ball in anger.   LAW 1 – THE FIELD OF PLAY Competitions

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Hester appointed as Referee Development Manager

WaiBOP Football is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Hester as the region’s full time Referee Development Manager. Mark will oversee the day to day operations of the referee group as well as manage our referee development programmes. The

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National Age Group Tournament Looms

WaiBOP has five teams and two officials heading to this week’s National Age Group Tournament (NAGT) in Wellington. Our teams will compete against the six other Federations in the U-14, U-15 & U-16 Boys and U-14 & U-16 Girls tournaments. Click here

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