Pre-Season Reminders – New Calendar & Referee Confirmation

Welcome to the 2014 Fall season! A few updates as we get ready to kick off matches… New Calendar and Scheduling Software – The referees are beta testing a new scheduling software and that includes a new calendar. We are working to have a global view of the calendar available as we’ve had in the [...]

New TRRA President, VP and RDO

TRRA is proud to announce their newly elected President and Vice President. A new Referee Development Officer (RDO) has also been appointed. President – Traci Schmidtke ([email protected]) Vice President – Greg Varnell ([email protected]) RDO – Randy Campbell ([email protected]) We’d like to thank Jim Wolfinger (President) and Jon Savage (RDO) for their service to the TRRA, [...]

Fall Fitness Testing – TRRA

As we ring in the new year and another rugby season, it’s time for fitness testing! As a reminder fitness standards were implemented last season. RATO feels that this allows for a more realistic pathway and holds the referee accountable for their development and fitness. As a reference the TRRA Fitness standards were based on the [...]

New Referee Scheduling Software – Team Contacts

TRRA is excited to answer that we are trialing a new Referee Scheduling Software this fall. This new software includes several exciting developments that will help referees improve and track their appointments. Beyond that it also includes a component for TRU Teams to be notified when a referee is appointed to their match. It also [...]

Referee Certifications – Host & Attendees Wanted!

This fall TRRA would like to host several Referee Certification Courses! We are also looking for hosts of these events, if you are interested, please let [email protected] know ASAP! Certifications Level 1 Certification – Date TBD – HOST NEEDED! Prerequisites: None! The purpose of this course is to enable officials to acquire basic skills to [...]