Established in 1968, the Manitoba Soccer Referees’ Association serves as a support organization for all Referees in Manitoba.
The MSRA serves as a voice for member Referees within the Province and works in conjunction with the Referee Development Committee of the MSA, which is the governing body for Soccer in Manitoba.
- Support system for members.
- Assist with recruitment, training and the overall development of referees.
- Conduct on behalf of its members, any business and bargaining with the Manitoba Soccer Association and affiliated leagues.
- Promote and market refereeing to the soccer community and its members.
- Provide information sharing and networking opportunities.
- Provide Referee special events.
- Act as a representative for its members on issues of concern.
Benefits of Membership
- Voice and Representation for Referees within the Manitoba Soccer Association.
- Referee Network & Community.
- Forum for sharing of information & ideas.
- Educational Resources.
- Financial Support and Travel Assistance for Competitions.
- Referee Merchandise and Apparel Discounts.
- Referee Special Events.
- Discounted tickets to the MSRA Awards Banquet.
- Potluck Dinner & Trivia Night.
- Charity Referee Soccer Games.
- BBQ Events for major competitions (e.g. Champions League & World Cup).
- Association Dedicated towards building.
- Referee Camaraderie & Teamwork.
- Game Fee Payments.
- Website & Forum.
- Referee Equipment & Resources.
- Referee Hand Book.
- Access to Referee MSA sanctioned Leagues, Tournaments, and out of Province competitions.
- Membership with the Canadian Soccer Referees’ Association.
- Voting Rights at MSRA General Meetings and ability to hold office.