Welcome to the Orange & District Football Referees Association
The ODFRA's objectives are:
to foster football refereeing
to provide competent referees to matches recognised by the association
to encourage members and stakeholders to be well versed in the Laws of the Game
to encourage and develop members to become proficient as referees, coaches and assessors
to seek and maintain affiliations with stakeholders
to ensure that members receive just and fair treatment
to represent the Association’s interests for the advancement of the game in the interests of referees
2020 AGM Election Results
The ODFRA's AGM was held at the Sir Jack Brabham Park meetings rooms on Sunday the 22nd of November at 10:00am. The results are located here on our Information tab.
About the ODFRA
The Orange & District Football Referees Association (ODFRA) provides qualified referees for competitive and recreational competitions, school matches, gala days and tournaments in Orange and surrounding areas.
Our match officials are trained, certified and assessed on their abilities to provide safe, fair, and enjoyable competitive experiences for players, coaches, and fans.
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2020 Pre-season Seminar
The ODFRA have scheduled refresher sessions for its members over the next few days and weeks, these will be delivered as Zoom and face to face meetings. Please check your emails to register your attendance. Times and dates can be found here.
Find out about all the lastest news from the ODFRA here.
Registrations Now Open for 2020!
Referee registrations for 2020 are now open. The fees are $90 for Juniors (under 18 at the time of registration) and $150 for Seniors (18 or over at the time of registration).
Meet the 2020 Committee
The 2020 committee was elected at the annual AGM held on Sunday the 24th of November 2019. We are pleased to advise that our committee has grown in size with an additional 4 members kindly offering their time for the benefit of the football community.
Working with Childrens Check
Referees over the age of 18 are required to hold a current paid working with children's check.
Click below for details on the requirements for a WWCC
Book a Referee
If you require Referees for school, trial or any other event please complete the form on the 'Book a Referee' page 2 weeks prior to the scheduled game.
If you are hosting a gala day, please forward details and a draw to the Appointments Officer.
Interested in Becoming a Referee?
Want to earn some extra cash? Looking for your first job?
Why not give Refereeing a go!
Purchase New Equipment
The ODFRA stocks a range of refereeing equipment that is for sale to members.
Click the link below to see what's for sale and to place an order.