SHCFA referees walking out of the tunnel ahead of a county cup final at Rossington Main FC

Referee Registration Now Open

Referees can now register for the 2024-25 season.

Referee Registration for the 2024/25 season is now open and you can register online through the Referee Registration Portal.

Registration costs just £20 for the season, and you will need to be registered prior to refereeing your first game of the 2024/25 season. All referees must also have a current safeguarding qualification to register.

For those needing to complete or renew their safeguarding qualification, the following online courses are available:

In order to re-register, please follow the guidance below:

  • Visit the Referee Registration Portal
  • Pick what categories of football you intend to referee in
  • Check all details are correct and proceed to payment
  • Once you have processed your payment (this may take a little longer than normal) you will be directed to the FA referee page

If you have any questions or issues with 2024/25 season registration, please get in touch with Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA Referee Development Officer, Danny Guest, by emailing

Referee Promotion

If you are interested in joining the progression pathway in the 2024/25 season, please express your interest here and we will contact you soon with further details.

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