IRB Level II Officiating Course Coming to Nashville

The Mid-South Rugby Referee Society (MSRRS) will be hosting a Level II Referee Course on January 11th & 12th, 2014 in Nashville.  This will be a two day course beginning around 8:30am CDST and ending at 5:00pm each day.  Anyone wishing to attend must have taken the Level I course.  Cost of the Course $ 100.00.

Email Jerry McLemore for more information. 

Description: The purpose of this course is to enable officials to develop further the skills acquired in the introductory course so as to officiate safe, enjoyable competition.  The course is designed for any referee that has completed Level 1 and started officiating games. 

IRB level 2 course

Course Focus:

  • Principles of attack & defense
  • Communication
  • Risk management
  • Foul play
  • Tackle
  • Key factor analysis of unit skills
  • Referee support
  • Consistent application
  • Open Play
  • Ruck
  • The representative game in your country
  • Fitness basics
  • Touch judging
  • Scrum
  • Maul
  • Refereeing principles
  • Responsibility & commitment
  • Advantage
  • Lineout

whole rugby referee level 2

Requirements for Accreditation: Attend and participate in all course modules, achieve satisfactory practical assessment (excellent or competent), pass take home open book law exam (can be taken prior to the course), submit a 6-event officiating diary covering matches and training sessions and complete IRB Rugby Ready certification (can be completed prior to the course).


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