Prerequisites: Current USA Rugby membership, including registration as a referee; Level 1 Officiating course certification or equivalent and one full season of refereeing.
Requirements for Certification: Attend and participate in all course modules.
Requirements for Accreditation: Attend and participate in all course modules, achieve satisfactory practical assessment (excellent or competent), pass IRB law exam (can be taken prior to the course), submit a 12-event officiating diary covering matches and training sessions and complete IRB Rugby Ready certification (can be completed prior to the course).
Description: The purpose of this course is to enable officials to develop further the skills acquired in the introductory course so as to officiate safe, enjoyable competition. Course accreditation is one requirement for promotion to the Territorial Panel.