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Forms & Resources for Referees

The following documentation and reference material applies to the members of the Volleyball Alberta Referees.


Minor Officiating Resources

Scoresheet Presentation - v3.5 - PowerPoint

Line Judge Presentation (2017) - PDF

Line Judge Presentation (2017) - PowerPoint

Officiating Resources

2020-21 Return to Volleyball for Referees

Fee Schedule: The Volleyball Alberta Referees recommends that all areas of the province use the following fee schedule: 
2021-2022 Rate Sheet Indoor

2021 - 2022 Rate Sheet Beach

The following documentation is used as a means of improving communications between Canadian referees, Regional Referees Chairpersons (RRC) and the National Referees Committee (NRC).

General Forms

1. Volleyball Alberta Score Sheet

2. Volleyball Alberta 13U/14U Scoresheet 

3. Volleyball Alberta Rotation Card

4. 2022 Volleyball Canada Uniform Guidelines 

Each registered team must be dressed for competition as per the Volleyball Canada rulebook; Volleyball Alberta STRONGLY recommends clubs complete the Uniform Approval Request PRIOR to ordering uniforms by submitting proofs. Once approval is granted, clubs would be sheltered from any potential costs associated with bringing uniforms up to standards during the club season. Teams and clubs will be able to submit their uniform proofs and photos via formstack.  Jersey submissions that meet the standards of the Rules of the Game will be approved and an associated letter of approval will be provided to the team. Follow up with Ryan Bunyan, Volleyball Canada Contact us.

Uniform approval is mandatory for teams planning on registering and attending the 2020 Volleyball Canada National Championships and must be completed no later than January 31, 2020.

5. 2020-2021 Volleyball Alberta - Official Game Ball

6. Rulebook Volleyball Canada 2021-2022 Official Volleyball Rules     

7. Referee GuidelinesThe Volleyball Canada Officials Committee publishes on an annual basis the Referee Guidelines for Referees in Canada 2021 - 2022. The goal of this document is to standardize the interpretation of the rules, the mechanics of the Referees, and the game procedures used in the match throughout Canada. This document, along with the Rule Book, is to be the guide for Canadian Referees in the consistent application of the rules.Each referee is responsible for downloading the Guidelines for referees and become familiar with its content prior to starting the volleyball season.If you have any questions, please email

8. 2019-2020 Volleyball Canada Warm-Up Protocol

9. Quick Substitution Protocol - PowerPoint

2021 Volleyball Alberta Referee Forms

1. Membership Registration:

*****1a) Link to all videos and information to help you register 

2. Screening Process: 

        - SCENARIO 1: New Referee & Expiring Criminal Record Checks (Sept. 1, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2018):
           Complete: Sterling MyBackCheck & Screening Disclosure Form . Both of these are required every three years (3-years).

        - SCENARIO 2: Referee with Current Criminal Record Check (Sep. 1, 2018 - Now): 
            Complete: Screening Renewal Form. The screening renewal form is required every year (1-year).

3. Safe Sport Training: As of April 1, 2020, anyone associated with a Sport Canada-funded organization must be trained on conduct to prevent and address maltreatment. This includes coaches, referees, and club administrative staff.  Creating a culture where everyone can thrive is a shared responsibility.  Whether you have direct contact with athletes or work in the background, Safe Sport Training promotes physical, psychological, and social health, and meets Sport Canada requirements for Safe Sport education. The safe sport module is a FREE, 90-minute eLearning module that gives all participants the tools to recognize, address, and prevent maltreatment in sport.  

To get started, log in to your Locker Account with the Coaching Association of Canada, click on the eLearning tab and select Safe Sport Training.  If you don’t have a Locker account, it’s EASY to register:

  1. Go to The Locker and click “Don’t have an NCCP#? Create one now!”
  2. Review and agree to the terms and conditions and privacy policy.
  3. Click the “I want to create a Locker account box, fill in the required fields and click “Register”.
  4. Follow the instructions in the verification email you receive.

Please note that the Respect in Sport Group’s Activity Leader Program is also a recognized equivalent, and meets the Safe Sport training requirements should you already have it.

Evaluation Forms

C5 - Referee Evaluation Form

R4 - Referee Evaluation Form

Volleyball Canada Administrative Forms

Expense Forms

Volleyball Alberta Referees Expense Claim Form

Volleyball Canada Expense Claim Form

Volleyball Alberta Referees

Policies and Procedures Manual

Policies and Procedures Manual - Appendices

Alberta Post Secondary Reference Material

2019 - 20 ACAC Operating Code-Volleyball

2019-20 ACAC Minor Referees Handbook

2019 - 20 Canada West Referees Information

2019 - 20 Canada West Game Protests

2019 - 20 Canada West Sanction Report Form

Volleyball Canada Reference Material

Volleyball Canada Policies and Procedures

Volleyball Canada Referee FAQs

2019 - 20 Volleyball Canada Referee Guidelines

Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Reference Material


Refereeing Guidelines and Instructions