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NCRFU Referee Society AGM - 10/27

We are pleased to announce that this year's AGM, referee training and coaches forum will be hosted at Newark Memorial High School. The address is 9375 Cedar Blvd, Newark, CA 94560. Referees should park in front of the event center, head to the back of the event center to access the football field. Coaches should park in front of the Library.

We are asking competition chairs, coaches and club administrators to participate in this year's AGM and referee training. We are asking those chairs, coaches and administrators to commit to bringing one current and one past athlete to the meeting so we can get more referees into our ranks. If you are a referee or desire to become a referee; are a coach and wish to participate in our referee-coaches panel; or you are a current/past player of a program that is participating in this year's meeting, complete the following form:

Here's the agenda:

  • 8:30 am: arrival and warm up for the Yo-yo fitness test at 9:00 AM.

  • fitness testing will be conducted on the football field (grass surface so bring cleats)

  • 10:00-10:30 AM: AGM begins in the NMHS Library

  • society to provide light breakfast and refreshments

  • AGM: Reports

  • All reports to be submitted electronically

  • Reports will be in the Google environment and all referees society members will have the ability to pose questions. Report committee authors will answer the questions that are posed.

  • Reports to be produced and submitted to me by Thursday 10/25/18

  • Report to detail last year's history

  • President's report (Bretz)

  • Recruiting report: (Fenarolli)

  • Exchange report (Hetterman)

  • Financial report (Wilson)

  • Kit/Uniform (Hinkin)

  • Wilson Scholarship (Hosley)

  • Website and WTR (Macdonald)

  • Officer selection

  • Vote to replace Scott Wood. James Hinkin was appointed by the board to replace Scott until the AGM. If you have an interest in serving the referee community by becoming a member of the board please email me. We will have an election based on those members who wish to serve on the board.

  • If you will not be present at the AGM but wish to cast a vote, provide a member of the society with your proxy by emailing the member in attendance and give them right to vote on your behalf and include Pete Smith in the email. Pete will keep track of who is voting by Proxy.

  • Dan Smith and another member of the society, to be determined at the meeting, will be responsible for counting the votes.

  • All those voting should be CIPPed and have paid referee dues. To pay society dues go to the following Paypal link

  • 10:30-12:00 Coaches Forum (facilitated by Bretz)

  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch with coaches (please complete the form noted above so we can get an accurate count (

  • 12:30-1:00 Lee Bryant and Steve Fenaroli to present "Pathways to National assignments".

  • Location: NMHS Library

  • 1-1:30 Weight and Conditioning review (JT)

  • Location: NMHS Weight Room

  • 1:30-2:00 Training Run

  • NMHS Football Field

  • 2:00-3:00 LMS training (if interested)

  • Location NMHS Library

Paul Bretz, M.Ed.

President; Northern California Rugby Referee Society

Director of Referees Pleasanton Cavaliers Rugby

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