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Referee Info for VA Tournaments!

Please go to the bottom of this page to read the Frequently Asked Questions about Refereeing VA Club Tournaments! Great information to know!

 

Availability Forms !

Jan 28/29 and Feb 4/5 - CLOSED, If you would like to join the waitlist for either weekend, please reach out to Courtside@volleyballalberta.ca with dates and times you would be willing to Referee.

Feb 11/12 and Feb 25/26 - Feb 11/12 and Feb 25/26 Availability Form

March 4/5 and March 11/12 - Coming Feb 14th

 

VA Premier Club Tournament List!

***Please Note***

1. All Schedules are subject to change, and it is recommended to check the schedule the night before the tournament you are assigned for the most updated version. 

2. Due to the low Referee numbers in Alberta, some schedules will be posted which have matches without a Referee, I will keep searching until I find a Referee to fill the empty voids.

Date

Age Class

Location

Referee Schedule Link
Feb 4-5 17/18U Boys Edmonton 17/18U Boys Referee Schedule Edmonton
Feb 4-5 17/18U Girls North Edmonton 17/18U Girls NORTH Referee Schedule Edmonton
Feb 4-5 17/18U Girls South Calgary 17/18U Girls SOUTH Referee Schedule Calgary
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Feb 11-12 14U Boys Calgary 14U Boys Referee Schedule Calgary
Feb 11-12 14U Girls North Edmonton 14U Girls NORTH Referee Schedule Edmonton
Feb 11-12 14U Girls South Calgary 14U Girls SOUTH Referee Schedule Calgary
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Feb 25-26 15U Boys Calgary Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 15U Girls Div 1-2 Red Deer Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 15U Girls North Div 3-4 Edmonton Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 15U Girls South Div 3-4 Calgary Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 16U Boys Edmonton Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 16U Girls Div 1-2 Edmonton Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 16U Girls North Div 3-4 Edmonton Coming Feb 15th, 2023
Feb 25-26 16U Girls South Div 3-4 Calgary

Coming Feb 15th, 2023

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March 4-5 Premier 2: 17/18U Boys Red Deer

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

March 4-5 Premier 2: 17/18U Girl Div 1 Calgary

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

March 4-5 Premier 2: 17U Girls Calgary

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

March 4-5 Premier 2: 18U Girls Edmonton

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

March 4-5 Premier 1: 12U North Edmonton

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

March 4-5 Premier 1: 12U South Edmonton

Coming Feb 23rd, 2023

     

 

 

Important Documents to Review Before Refereeing Club Volleyball in 2023!

 

2022-23 Volleyball Canada Rule Book: 22-23 VC Rulebook

2022-23 Volleyball Canada Rule Changes/Updates **IMPORTANT**: Volleyball Canada 22-23 Rule Changes

2022-23 Age Class Rule Matrix Cheat Sheet: Rule Matrix Cheat Sheet

12U/13U Triple Ball Doucment: Triple Ball Rules

***NEW*** Referee Pay Tracker for 2023 Club Season: Referee Pay Tracker for 2023 Club Season 

                      To Download Referee Tracker above, please click the link, click "File" in the top left corner, click "Save As" and then click "Download a Copy".

2023 VA Referee Rate Sheet: 22-23 VA Referee Rate Sheet

 

 

F.A.Q

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. How do I get Assigned matches at VA Club Tournaments?

 - At the top of this page, please find the "Availability Forms" Header, below it will have a link to fill out a form!

 

2. Am I guaranteed to get matches for the weekends I state I am available? How do I find out if I am Reffing a tournament?

 - No one is guaranteed any matches, tournaments are assigned based on many factors which may include, Badge Level, Location of Tournament, Age Class, Division, Availability, Schedule Template, Supervisor/Zone Lead recommendations and many more. 

 - You will be emailed stating you are on a schedule which will be posted above under the "VA Premier Club Tournament List". There are many tournaments a weekend, so please ensure you are checking the correct schedule under the "Referee Schedule Link" on the table above.

 

3. Are Hotels, Meals or Parking covered when I travel to Referee?

 - Our Courtside Logistics Coordinator will book Hotels for all travelling Referees and pass on that information. You cannot purchase your own hotel room and ask to be reimbursed; VA must book it for you.

 - Meal allowance is given, $17 per meal when you are staying in a hotel. If the hotel provides breakfast, $17 will not be paid for that meal.

- If you are driving to any event, Meal allowance is not given as you have the opportunity to eat before leaving, and arriving at home, while having the option to pack a lunch.

- Parking is only covered at locations that free parking is not avaliable, some examples are MacEwan Univeristy and Mount Royal University. To be reimbursed, simply email courtside@volleyballalberta.ca with a picture of the receipt and it will be cover, valet parking at any location will not be. ***Paid Parking at the Saville will not be reimbursed***

 

4. When am I eligible to be paid mileage and how much?

 - Mileage is only paid when you are refereeing a tournament that is in another city/town than where you reside (Based on your registration details). Below will be examples, please read carefully as there are some scenarios which don't exactly follow the rule above. The driver is paid $.50/km from the City/Town they reside in to the city/town they are travelling to and back home. The passenger does not get mileage.

For Example: A Referee from Lethbridge is driving to Rally Pointe in Calgary for a tournament, it would be calculated as Lethbridge to Calgary, Calgary to Lethbridge, total of (215km+212km) = 427km = $213.50 paid in Mileage.

Location Of Tournament No Mileage Given if you reside in these Cities/Towns
Edmonton Edmonton, St Albert, Sherwood Park
Spruce Grove Spruce Grove and 15km radius around
Leduc Leduc and 15km radius around
Calgary Calgary
Okotoks Okotoks
Airdrie Airdrie
Red Deer Red Deer and 30km radius 
Any other location 30km from the town to the town the Referee resides in.

 

5. What are the roles of a Referee Supervisors and how are they paid?

 - The only roles of a Referee Supervisor at the VA Club tournaments is to manage, mentor, and possibly evalaute referees within the event you have been assigned. If a referee doesn't show, or leaves due to sickness/injury, it is expected you either step in to Referee or rearrange the schedule. The goal is to have 2 Supervisors per tournament, but sometimes that cannot happen due to the low Referee registration numbers. The Referee Supervisor needs to provide insight/mentorship to referees in a respectable, positive and contructive manner with the Referee being mentored responding in the same manner.

 - If any problems are seen that are above and beyond the game (Issues with Parents, Issues after Ejection, or anything that would fall under VA's  Zero Tolerance Policy Approved Feb 11, 2022.pdf (volleyballalberta.ca) Please find a Full Time Staff member or a Tournament Rep to advise them of the issue. 

 - Payment for Referee Supervisors is paid as the following:

              Badge Level Match Rate x Amount of Game Time Slots they are Supervising for.

 For Example: A Level 4 Referee who Supervised the matches at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm would be paid....

        Level 4 VA Club Pay $33 x 10 Game Slots = $330 prior to the 5% Development