How to become a referee

To become a referee with the Ku-ring-gai & District Football Referees Association, you need:
  • to be a qualified soccer referee,
  • to fill out the membership application and pay the membership fee.

    1. Referee Qualifications

    If you are not a qualified soccer referee, click below to register for the next referee course and fill out a membership application. If you were a referee in the past but have not actively refereed for three years then you will need retake the course to requalify.

    If you are already a qualified soccer referee and have been active within the last three years, then simply move on to the Membership application section below.

    2. Membership Application

    If you are already a qualified soccer referee but not a KDFRA member, contact our registrar to join at

    How to become a Futsal referee

    To referee at Futsal centres, you must do a separate Futsal referee course and become a member of the Futsal referee branch. Please visit the NSW Futsal Referee website for further information about becoming a Futsal referee at