The RA 2015 Conference - "Understanding Football"

Conference Agenda

Friday 3rd July 2015 - RA-FA Youth Council Events: Mission (Im)Possible

Friday Afternoon
1.00pm - 4.30pm: Enhancing the skills required for your refereeing mission
Practical sessions, delivered by the top referees and tutors in the country, designed to enhance your refereeing skill set including judgement, decision making, precision, speed, agility and communication.
Cost: £13.00
Venue: QPR Training Ground, Sipson Lane, Harlington Hayes, UB3 5AQ

Friday Evening
7.00pm - 10.30pm: Making your refereeing mission possible
An evening of interactive learning and development with a buffet dinner.
Cost: £17.00
Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AW
RA-FA Youth Council Events - Whole Day Cost (Afternoon and Evening) = £22.00

Friday 3rd July 2015 - The RA AGM
3.00pm - AGM open to Full Members & Youth Members only - Free to Members
(Please check your affiliation status. email -


Saturday 4th July 2015 - The RA Conference 2015
The RA conference is FREE to members and priority will be given to members - £25 to non-members
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9.30am Entry - 10.00am Conference opening by The RA President, David Elleray
Keynote 1 - "Understanding Football"
Interactive Workshop 1
Interactive Workshop 2
Interactive Workshop 3
Conference Closes at 5.30pm

Saturday Workshops
  • Managing the technical area
  • Promising attack or DOGSO?
  • When to play 'advantage'
  • How to recognise simulation
  • Keeping the lid on things
  • How to plan your fitness training
  • Assisting or insisting
Admission to Workshops is by ticket only; you must present the correct ticket (topic and sessions for each workshop)

Conference Dinner (BOOKINGS CLOSED FOR 2015)

The Conference Dinner is on Saturday evening at 7.00 pm seated for 7.30 pm
There will be presentations of RA Life Membership & Cup Finals Awards during dinner
The preferred dress is ‘Black Tie’, alternative Lounge Suit

The deadline for registration has passed