Congratulations! You have just taken the first step to becoming a referee!

Refereeing Handball can be any or all of the following:

  • A part-time job with excellent money-making opportunities.

  • A rewarding way of putting back into the game.

  • A way to keep yourself in shape.

  • An opportunity to learn important life skills such as
    – organization, time management, people skills.

  • Potential to advance as a referee to National levels or beyond.

  • A way to be directly involved in some great HANDBALL!

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REFEREE PATHWAY

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DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A HANDBALL REFEREE?

If the answer to this question is yes you can register your interest by clicking this link and  Alberta team handball federation will be in touch.  

The image below shows the pathway to becoming a handball referee. 

LEVEL 1 REFEREE COURSE  REGISTRATION CLICK HERE

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

If you have refereed before, or hold a foreign refereeing qualification you can apply for recognition of prior learning by sending  with copies of any certificates to  handballalberta@gmail.com 

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OPEN LEVEL-1 REFEREE COURSE

This is an exciting new format for our Level-1 Referee course, and we can’t wait to get you on board on your journey to becoming a referee.

  1. Who is it for?  Aspiring Referees. This course is suitable for teachers, parents, and anyone over the age of 13 who is interested in becoming a Handball referee.  

  2. Course duration: The first part of the course is online for approx 2hrs, Plus a rule test.  Post completion of the Online and Practical session, you will need to referee three games in your environment with a superior referee signing this off. Once completed certification will take place.

  3. $15.00  

  4. Pre-requisites: Learners must be 14 years old or over 

  5. through-out the year, you will have a superior referee evaluate you a minimum of 3 time 

  6. Course outcome: At the end of the course you will be able to referee Mini Handball, Jr High School, and 13U, 16U  club-based activity or competitions.     

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