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Referee Promotion Scheme

The Lincolnshire Football Association is pleased to announce the Referee Promotion Scheme 2021-2022 is now officially open!

The promotion season for referees runs from 1 August 2021 to 30 June 2022 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 1 August 2021 via the link below. 


This is the only application method that will be accepted.

Please note that there is a £30 administration fee for all referees.

To download the criteria documents, please see below. 

Level 7-6 Criteria

Level 6-5 Criteria

Level 5-4 Criteria

Level 4W-3W Criteria

Get in touch

Michael Brader

Referee Development Officer

T: 03449670708