MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND DUES

 

SERRS is open for membership to any individual interested in officiating rugby union football. To apply, contact the President of the Society.

 

Categories for SERRS members

 

Part–time or Non-active/Injured referees: $50 yearly dues. These members referee less than 6 matches per year.

 

Full -time referees: $100 yearly dues. These members referee 6 or more matches per year.

 

Youth Referees: $50 yearly dues.  These members are 18 years of age or under. 

 

Referee Coach/Evaluator: $50 yearly dues.  These members are full-time referee coaches or full-time evaluators.  They do not referee.

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

Benefits of each membership:

 

Part-time or Inactive/Injured Members:

 

1. are eligible to receive all emails related to SERRS activities and business;

 

2. are eligible to attend the SERRS AGM as a voting member;

 

3. are eligible to be assigned SERRS referee coaches, with the purpose of improving your refereeing skills;

 

4. are eligible to keep Level 1 & 2 World Rugby referee certifications up-to-date, by reffing three (3) matches per year. SERRS will also provide opportunities to maintain current status by providing training courses that meet the requirements of USARRA and/or the World Rugby;

 

5. are eligible to receive notification all Law changes as they become available; and

 

6. are eligible to purchase SERRS refereeing kit (shirts, shorts, socks, touch flags, etc.).                                      

 

Full-time and Youth Members:

 

1. are eligible to be selected as one of the SERRS referees to be assigned to one of its international exchanges;

 

2. are eligible to be selected as one of the SERRS referees to be assigned to one of its national exchanges or territorial exchanges;

 

3. are eligible to be assigned to the St. Patrick’s Day tournament in Savannah where you will have the opportunity to be coached/evaluated by National and GU evaluators;

 

4. are eligible to receive all emails related to SERRS activities and business;

 

5. are eligible to attend all World Rugby Level 1 referee certification courses to keep up-to-date on any new issues dealing with refereeing;

 

6. are eligible to attend the SERRS AGM as a voting member;

 

7. are eligible to be assigned National and GU referee evaluators for the purpose of assessing your readiness for promotion in your referee grade;

 

8. are eligible to be assigned SERRS referee coaches, with the purpose of improving your refereeing skills;                                            

 

9. are eligible to have the opportunity to keep World Rugby referee certifications current by assigning you at least six (6) matches per year;

 

10. are eligible to receive notification of all Law changes as they become available;

 

11. are eligible to purchase SERRS refereeing kit (shirts, shorts, socks, touch flags, etc.).

 

 

Referee Coach/Evaluator Members:

 

1. are eligible to receive all emails related to SERRS activities and business;

 

2. are eligible to attend the SERRS AGM as a voting member;

 

3. are eligible to receive notification of all Law changes as they become available;

 

4. are eligible to purchase SERRS kit.