KDFRA – Your Local Referees Association

If you want to have the opportunity to be involved in Football, keep fit, get paid, and make new friends, then you should consider becoming a referee with Ku-ring-gai & District Football Referees Association (KDFRA).

KDFRA has a diverse group of members, which include up-and coming referees who are in the Football NSW Referee Development Panel, NSW State League Football Referees Association, as well as on the Foxtel Y-League and Hyundai A-League.

To become a referee, visit

We are experiencing a decline in referee coverage this season and have been working with the KDFRA to rectify this, however we remind everyone that who ever takes on the role as referee for your fixture has the full authority of an official. To brush up on the various rules of the game please visit the links below;

MiniRoos rules (Under 6 – Under 11)

Full field rules (Under 13 +): Laws of the game

Disciplinary Regulations

NSFA Competition Regulations

Referee Liaison Officers

The role of the Referee Liaison Officer (RLO) is to facilitate communication between a club and the KDFRA, and to help ensure that clubs meet the requirement of the association to nominate qualified officials according to the association regulations.

The RLO should act as the principal point of contact within a club between coaches, managers, players and the club affiliated referees. Collaboration between the RLO and the KDFRA will be necessary to ensure that requirements are being met and that necessary information is received.

The role would be most suitable for a current or former KDFRA member. Each club is required to nominate an RLO for the upcoming season in the form below, nominations are due on March 18th, 2022.

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