• Full Member: £25
    (Membership of both Reading RA and national RA)
  • Associate: £15
    (Level 10, second LRA. NB. Does not include membership of national RA)
  • Concession: Free
    (Includes membership of national RA)
    • Newly Qualified Referee, free for season
    • Reading RA Life Member
    • U18 as at 01 August 2023

Scroll down to learn more about membership benefits, submit your registration, and see payment information

Exclusive Member Benefits

  • Monthly Training and development meetings
    Scheduled for the third Thursday of the month August through May, Reading RA has been privileged to welcome many esteemed guests including Phil Sharp, Jeff Pettitt, Ray Olivier, Iain Williamson, Graham Scott, Tim Wood, Lucy May, and many more
  • Support, Guidance, and Mentorship
    Your learning does not end when you finish the referee course. You will continue to develop for years ahead, learning from each game and every challenging experience. Local tenured referees, mentors, and coaches will support you game by game, season after season
  • FA Certified Welfare Officers
    Extending the reach and support capabilities of Berks & Bucks FA and the RDO, local Welfare Officers will support you in difficult situations, or help respond to any safeguarding queries
  • Representation
    Acting on your request and in the best interests of refereeing, representation across local Leagues and at Berks & Bucks County FA strives to deliver a safe and enjoyable experience for all
  • Welfare & Representation
    Being charged by The FA or being invited to an FA Hearing can be a daunting experience. The Referees’ Association can help you through the charge, and help appeal it if appropriate, as well as help represent you at your hearing
  • Eve of Final Rally
    An event steeped in history. Join the FA Cup Final match officials the night before their big day for an evening of development and celebration
  • The RA Development Weekend
    A must-not-miss summer event packed full of practical and technical training sessions with some of the best match officials in the country. Learn from the best, meet new people and improve your refereeing
  • Insurance
    Covered when you are travelling directly to and from a game, and during the game itself. You are also covered if injured whilst on official society business
    • Physio : Max 2 claims per Member per year; each claim max 5 sessions
    • Personal Effects : £400
    • Referees Kit : £400
    • Hospitalisation : £25 Per Day Up To 30 Days
    • Broken Bones : Up to £500
    • Dental Cover : £250
    • Society Public Liability : Cover for guest speakers, invited visitors or damage to third-party property, should a society or Member be negligent

The RA membership brochure, claim forms, and fuller insurance details can be found on Spencer Hayes RA microsite

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