Sponsors & Volunteers

Referees

The USQRA is looking for sponsors for the 2017-2018 Season

Please contact the 2nd Vice-President for information about becoming a sponsor

 

Who can be a Referee?

Any individual who is willing to learn the rules, and invest the time.  As a referee you are required to attend a Ref clinic at least once a year, and maintain a minimum number of games a year. If you are interested in becoming a referee, please contact Andy Miller. If you are interested in hosting a referee clinic, please contact Joe Bongiovanni.  

Referee Certification

There are three levels of certification for referees (see below).

Questions?  Send an e-mail to one of the names below. 

United States Quad Rugby Referees Association (USQRRA) Executive Committee

Title Name Email Address
At Large Jody Paniagua kanuski@me.com
Chairperson Andy Miller andyboymiller@netscape.net
Vice Chariperson Bob Lopez bobjoan13@optonline.net
Treasurer Mitch Carr mitchcarr75@gmail.com
Secretary Marianne Duda duda@mindspring.com

Regional Contacts

Section Name Email Address
Atlantic North Bob Lopez bobjoan13@optonline.net
Atlantic South Martha Rust marthaerust@outlook.com
Heartland Kristin Little rugbyref10@outlook.com
Mountain Andy Miller andyboymiller@aol.com
Pacific Kelli Kaliszewski kkqrugby@gmail.com

Qualifications for Referees

I. Level C (Entry Level) Certification

  1. Must attend approved referee's clinic
  2. Must pass Level C written examination with score of 75% or better
  3. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two higher level officials

II. Level C Maintenance

  1. Must officiate at least 10 games per season
  2. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two higher level officials each season

III. Level B Certification

  1. Must have been Level C official for two years
  2. Must pass Level B written examination with score of 85% or better
  3. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two higher level officials

IV. Level B Maintenance

  1. Must officiate at least 25 games per season
  2. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two officials, one of which must be a higher level, each season.

V. Level A Certification

  1. Must have been B level official for at least one year
  2. Must pass Level A written examination with score of 90% or better
  3. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two higher level officials
  4. Must have assisted with instruction and training during at least one approved referee's clinic

VI. Level A Maintenance

  1. Must officiate at least 35 games per season
  2. Must pass floor examination consisting of standard peer review evaluation by two same or higher level officials each season.
  3. Must assist with instruction and training during at least one approved referee's clinic every two years

Failure to meet maintenance standards will require official to repeat certification qualifications at the level most recently held.

To get more information on becoming a referee, please contact Andy Miller, or any other person you see listed above.