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Rugby Illinois, in association with the CARFU Referee Society, wishes to recruit 8 high school age players to agree to qualify as referees and be available to referee games at the middle school festivals in the spring 2020 season. Rugby Illinois will pay for the referee certification course and pay each referee $75 per MS festival (regardless of the number of minutes refereed). Rugby Illinois will pay the High School referees after each festival. The CARFU Referee Society will provide referee coaches at each Middle School Festivals to provide support, coaching and guidance to the young referees.

The following is the schedule of the Middle School Festivals in 2020 

 sun 4/5 - Scrimmage Festival
Sat 4/11 - Seeding Tournament
Sun 4/19 - Regular Season Match 1
Sun 4/26 - Regular Season Match 2
Sun 5/3 - Regular Season Match 3
Sat 5/9 - Regular Season Match 4
Sun 5/17 - Regular Season Match 5
Sun 5/24 - Open 
Sun 5/31 - RIL MS State Finals

High School players interested in participating in this program should send an email expressing their interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please pass this information on to High School students who may be interested.  We would also like to hear from students who already referee another sport.

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