The CARFU Referee Society is the local referee organization (LRO) serving the greater Chicagoland area (including northwest Indiana) and other parts of Illinois.
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For many years version 1 of this guide was distributed to new referees. Version 2 was updated by the Australians (mainly because they were the authors of version 1). This guide contains excellent checklists for new and old referees alike. ARU-Referee-in-practice
The beginning of the Front Row/Supporters’ Club priority sales phase on 19 May represents the next opportunity for fans to get their hands on tickets. Further information about the ticketing programme can be found at www.rugbyworldcup.com/tickets.
Join the CARFU RRS on Saturday, February 3rd, at the Blaze Clubhouse to kick off 6 Nations rugby. Take this opportunity to hang out with your referee pals, eat (or drink) some breakfast, and ultimately talk rugby. Location: Blaze Clubhouse, 13011 Smith Road, Lemont, IL 60439 Match Kick-off Times: 8:15am Wales vs Scotland 10:45am France […]
When: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7pm – 8:30pm Location: ARC – Athletic Recreation Center, 8201 S Janes Avenue, Woodridge, IL 60517 Agenda: 7:00pm – Introductions 7:10pm – Player Welfare Conversation (Head Injury Protocols), John L. Honcharuk, Athletico Physical Therapy 7:30pm- Officer Reports: Treasurer, RDO, REO, RRO, Assigner, Vice President, President 7:50pm – CARFU Elections* – President (2 year […]
Level 1, Rugby Referee Certification Course Hosted by: Chicago Area Rugby Referee Society Where: Taft High School, 6530 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631 When: February 25, 2018, 8am – 5pm Level 1 Course Covers: Game Knowledge Role of Referee Planning and Preparation Game & Risk Management Requirements for the course: $75 course fee* […]
Who knew a little bit of snow could throw Chicagoans for a loop? Due to the first sticking snow of 2017, we’ve postponed the referee society meeting originally scheduled for March 14 to March 28. All other details remain the same—we’ll meet at The Rugby Club at 3614 N. Damen at 7:00pm. Block off your […]
Our next CARFU Referee Society meeting will be held Monday, February 13 starting at 7pm. We secured Players Indoors in Naperville for the meeting, as we were given a room, plus access to the field turf for an additional hour. We’ll have Officer elections, so if anyone is interested in a position, please email Shawn directly. Due for election […]
Midwest Rugby Referee Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting on February 18 and 19 in Indiana. All member referees located in any of the Midwest member societies, or anyone interested in learning more about rugby refereeing are welcome. Contact your local Midwest member referee society or check back here for updates on location, time, […]