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Referee Registration

The 2017 Referee Registration year is now open!

Referee Registration Process

Step 1: Get Registered
Step 2: Pay Your Subs
Step 3: Update Whos The Ref
Step 4: Attend Rugby Smart Course

Step 1: Get Registered

There are two ways to get registered. You can:

1. Online Registration

Submit an online registration form by clicking here.


2. Fill in a piece of paper

Download a 2017 Rugby Referee Registration Form by clicking here.

If you are a new referee (either new to refereeing or new to the Bay of Plenty), please complete the entire form, sign and date it.

If you were a 2016 registered referee, fill in your full name and ONLY ANY DETAILS THAT REQUIRE UPDATING since last year. DO NOT FILL IN THE COMPLETE FORM if you were registered with Bay of Plenty Rugby in 2016 and you have not moved, changed jobs, emails or phone numbers. Just sign and date it.

Scan and email your registration form to pat@boprugby.co.nz

Step 2: Pay your Yearly Subscription

Subs for 2017 are $40.00, unless you’re still at high school in which case they’re only $20.00. (First Year referees are exempt from paying in their first year. That’s first year referees, (NOT FIRST YEAR IN THE BAY OF PLENTY)

Payment can be made by: (in order of preference)

1. Internet Banking:
A/C Number: BNZ 02-0466-0329270-00,
A/C Name: Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Inc.
Reference: Your surname, First Name REFEREE SUBS. Email your receipt to pat@boprugby.co.nz

2. Cash or cheque at a referee meeting.

3. Cash, cheque or EFTPOS at the

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union office
52 Miro Street,
Mount Maunganui
9.00am - 5.00pm weekdays

4. Mail a Cheque to:
Bay of Plenty Rugby Union
P O Box 4058
Mount Maunganui South 3149

Step 3: Update Whos The Ref

This section is not applicable to new referees. You will receive an automatically generated email once your details are entered into Whos The Ref to create your password. In the meantime watch some video tutorials by clicking here and scrolling to the bottom of the page

2016 registered referees simply need to update your contact details, including November - March's unavailability on Whos The Ref by clicking here.

Step 4: Attend Rugby Smart Course

2017 RugbySmart Course Dates:

Tuesday 21 February BNZ Banking Centre, 607 Cameron Rd, Tauranga

Tuesday 21 February Referees Room, Rugby Park, Whakatane

Monday 27 February Referees Room, Rotorua International Stadium

Tuesday 28 February BNZ Banking, 607 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Tuesday 28 February Referees Room, Rugby Park, Whakatane

Monday 13 March Referees Room, Rotorua International

Tuesday 14 March BNZ Banking Centre, 607 Cameron Road, Tauranga

All courses start at 7.00pm. No course registration from required.

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