Local Referee Course


this course is provided by CVA, and is free to attend

The Local Referee Qualification is the first step on to the referee pathway. It is a great course for volleyballers of all ages whether you have just started playing or to provide further confidence to referee games. 

We can run Local Referee courses with your club/school or team, just email us on office@cva.nz and we can provide a qualified referee to conduct the course.

Scheduled Open Courses for 2022

Dates to be announced

  • April (cancelled)

  • August

    • Wednesday 10th August

    • Pioneer Stadium, 75 Lyttleton St Somerfield​

    • 7:15pm - 8:45pm

    • Facilitator: Malcolm Taylor (VNZ Regional Referee)

  • October

We can also arrange a course at a location of your choice

If you have a group of 10 or more, we can come to you (ideal for a school, club, or group) - please email office@cva.nz to arrange


The Local qualification is the entry level requirement to referee in the following competitions:

  • Canterbury Senior School Championships

  • Mainland Senior School Championships

  • Secondary School Nationals Championships

  • Premiere Volleyball League

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