Arek Zygmunt

JA Referee Committee Chair

Bob Pearce

Deepali Mistry

Lubo Petr

JA Referee Committee Member

JA Referee Committee Member

JA Referee Committee Member

Referee Resources

Rules and Regulations 

IJF Rules

IJF New Rules for Olympic Cycle 2022 - 2024

IJF Referee Ne Waza Rule Clarifications

Coaches Behaviour Rules and Disciplinary Actions

2019 Rules Amendments for Junior Boys and Girls (U12)


Referees Committee Policy v5 (2021)

Developing Referees Policy v3 (2021)

Referees Talent Travel Grant v1 (2021)

Referee International Travel Subsidy Policy v1 (2021)

Training Resources

IJF Refereeing Videos

IJF New Rules for Olympic Games Cycle 2022 - 2024 Video

European Judo Union - Referee Webinar

Nationals Refereeing Seminar 2022


Message from the Refereeing Committee (May 2022)

Psychological Qualities of the Judo Referee

Mat Supervisor Functions  v2 (May 2022)

IJF Changes Following the Executive Committee Meeting - 17/1/19

Referee Accreditation Framework

Judo Australia has a 7-tiered Referee Accreditation Framework (RAF), designed to deliver effective referee development at all levels in Australia. 

Referee Accreditation Framework

State Referee Licences

National Referee Licences

RAF Courses - Online Pre-Requisites

RAF Theory Exams

Judo Australia National or higher Referee Licence and currently active* referees 2022

* Attended at least 1 NES event in the last 2 years

RAF levels.PNG

Judo Australia Referee Committee