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Refereeing: Level 1 Clinics in Edmonton and Area

03/22/2017, 2:15pm MDT
By Webmaster

In preparation for the High School rugby season, RAMOA will be staging a World Rugby - Level 1 Referee Officiating Courses

These 8 hour courses are designed for novice referees. Cost: $150 (includes whistle, flags, score cards)

Where: Ross Sheppard High School, Located at 13546 111 Ave, Edmonton

When: Thursday May 4th 6:30pm – 8:30pm in classroom and game simulation

Plus:  Friday May 5TH and Saturday May 6th pre-season tournament matches with referee coaches

Prerequisites: Prior to each course, participants must complete three World Rugby web based certificate modules which can be found at

  1.  Rugby Ready   
  2. Laws of the Game and   
  3. Concussion Management for the General Public 

Once completed, please send an electronic PDF to your instructors:

Registration: To register for the above course, or for questions please contact any of:

remember to provide in your email, your full name, age, address, contact number and which session you wish to attend

Level 1 Certification Clinics – Edmonton Area

World Rugby Instructors: Mike Laporte, Todd van Vliet, Paul Cassidy
  • April 15-16 @ J. Percy Page High School (Edmonton) with Paul Cassidy and Todd van Vliet
  • April 23 @ Drayton Valley (Drayton Valley) with Mike Laporte and Paul Cassidy
  • April 29-30 @ Lynn Davies High School Tournament (Sherwood Park) with Mike Laporte and Paul Cassidy
Each participant will be involved in officiating tournament matches in conjunction with classroom theory. Coaching and support will be provided by instructors and senior referees. Please dress appropriately for the conditions!
Cost: $150 (includes whistle, flags, scorecards)
Prerequisites: Prior to a clinic, each participant must complete three World Rugby documents: RugbyReady, Laws of the Game, and Concussion Management for the General Public. Please open the document “ERURS Referee Education Checklist” for all the necessary links.
Once completed, please send an electronic PDF to your instructors:
Mike Laporte (
Todd van Vliet (
To register for the above courses, please contact the instructors or Terry Laniuk, Referee Development Officer at Start and finish times for each clinic will be confirmed by instructors.
**If you would like to host a clinic for your club or high school, but cannot attend the above clinics, please contact Terry Laniuk at and the ERURS will try and accommodate your needs. Cheers and thanks! 

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