Shinty Referee

  • VO38403


Shinty Referees are required to officiate at matches in St Andrews, Dundee, Perth, Aberdour and Edinburgh. Additional opportunities exist for matches in West Highlands and Argyll and Bute. The role of the referee requires a good level of fitness to a standard of that expected in a 'fun-run' or a bike-a-thon'. Training and support are on hand to initiate you onto the rules.

Organisation aims and objectives

To develop the sport of shinty, running competition programmes and training volunteers to run clubs and officiate at matches.










2 hours per --Select Option--. Minimum Commitment: 3 Week


No under 18's as it would cause unnecessary problems to assert authority. Over 60's will struggle to keep pace with the game.
Experience required: Reasonable fitness. Some team sport experience in any sport is desirable, but not necessary. Should have a calm demeanour.
Travel details: Shinty pitches around Scotland. Usual travel arrangements are 100-150 miles.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 28p per mile and an after match meal for senior Saturday matches. All expenses will be paid.
Training details: Depending on experience of applicant, 1 3 hour introduction to refereeing. They will watch some shinty games if they have no background in the sport. They will try a kids game and be watched by a supervisor who will advise how they are performing.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

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