Referees Code of Conduct

Officials can help create a positive sporting environment and promote positive environments by being good role models. Officials can help create a positive sporting environment and promote positive environments by being good role models.

The following is the Code of Conduct for NTRA Referees.

  1. Abide by all policies determined by the NTRA.

  2. Work towards achieving your full potential in Touch.

  3. Abide by both the rules and spirit of the sport.

  4. Inform the NTRA Referee Coordinator of any personal injury or medical condition.

  5. Behave and dress in a dignified manner when representing the NTRA both on and off the field.

  6. Acknowledge NTRA and it sponsors as opportunities arise.

  7. Comply with and support the NTRA Anti-Doping Policy.

  8. Neither possesses nor use prohibited, nor participate in or condone any other practice prohibited by the NTRA.


 Officials can help create a positive sporting environment by being good role models. To do this:

Encourage fair play
Always be fair, impartial and consistent.
Encourage and praise good sporting behaviour.
Communicate well
Communicate honestly, generously and fairly.
Express decisions clearly.
Keep your emotions in check and maintain composure.
Uphold your club/association's code of conduct
Understand, uphold and support your club/association's code of conduct for officials.
Keep up to date and organised
Know the NTRA rules and understand the spirit of the game.
Be conscientious and punctual.
For officials of junior sport, it's also important to:
Emphasise trying hard and having fun, not only winning.
Place the safety and welfare of kids above all else.


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