Referee Promotion Scheme

The Lincolnshire Football Association is pleased to announce the Referee Promotion Scheme 2017-18 is now open for application

Lincolnshire Football Association is committed to the retention and development of all its Match Officials and invite applications for the new promotion season from those Referees who wish to join the promotion scheme for the first time or those returning to the scheme - Referees on the scheme 2016-7 need not apply as they will be contacted directly on hearing their 2016-7 promotion decision.

The promotion season for Referees runs from 1st March 2017 to 28th February 2018 and is open to Referees who are 16 or over and have completed a minimum of 20 games of open age football as a Referee. Your application must be received no later than 28th February 2017. Please ensure you have read and understood the criteria at the bottom of the page before applying.

The only application method that will be accepted is via the following link

Please note that there is a £25 fee for Level 7-6 and 6-5 promotion candidates which is payable by card using the automated system at the end of this process. The fee for 5-4 promotion is £30 – please ensure you choose the correct option. The correct price will be adjusted when choosing your level on the application form.

Referees who were on the promotion scheme in 2016-7 will have their existing deposit carried forward to the new marking season and do not need to make a further payment.

If you have any questions regarding your application please email

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