Referee Fitness Tests

Below are the referee fitness test standards. If you are a Member Organization/Referee Association and want help running a fitness test for your officials, contact the Manager of Referee Development

Upcoming Fitness Tests

Date Level Location Contact
TBA Regional TBA TBA
TBA Provincial TBA TBA
TBA National TBA TBA
All referees seeking promotion will be expected to meet the minimum fitness standard for the promotion level. SSA reserves the right to consider referees that have completed one fitness test to the minimum fitness standard.

Outdoor Referee Fitness Test Standards

SSA referees are encouraged to attend one fitness test per year, organized by their local Member Organization. Beep test is the preferred method for district referees with Cooper test as a last option. Referees in the Upgrade Pathway must attend two fitness test per year organized by the SSA.
6 x 40 m
Interval Run
x40 (4000 m)
Beep Test50 M200 M12
Min Run
FIFA/National Referee 6 sec 15/18 sec 9.5 N/A N/A N/A
FIFA/National AR 5x30 m - 4.7 sec 15/20 sec CODA - 10 sec N/A N/A N/A
Provincial  6.4 sec 15/20 sec 9 N/A N/A N/A
Regional 6.6 sec 17/22 sec 8 N/A N/A N/A
District N/A N/A 6 10.5 sec 50 sec 1700m
FIFA/National Referee 6.4 sec 17/20 sec 8.5 N/A N/A N/A
FIFA/National AR 5x30 m - 5.1 sec 17/22 sec CODA - 11 sec N/A N/A N/A
Provincial 6.6 sec 17/22 sec 8 N/A N/A N/A
Regional 6.8 sec 17/24 sec 7 N/A N/A N/A
District N/A N/A 6 12 sec 60 sec 1600 m

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