Advanced NPPL Ref Course

Want to be a referee for the NPPL Chicago Open? Well, now is your chance to become an official NPPL ref by attending their advanced ref course at CPX.

When: May 7 and 8, 2011
Where: CPX Sports Park
Cost: $100.00 (Free if you have reffed an NPPL event in 2009 or 2010)

The ref clinic is two days and goes from 8am – 4pm. Participants will learn everything needed to be a NPPL referee and will get to learn by reffing pro team Chicago Legend.

For an application or for further information, please call or email Valerie Evans at [email protected] or (714) 758-5575

PSP Ref Clinic in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania PSP Referee Certification Clinic has been confirmed for April 16, 2011 & April 17, 2011 and will be held at Wanna-Play Paintball in Dillsburg, PA.

What: PSP Official Referee Certification, 2 day clinic
When: April 16th & April 17th, 2011
Where: Wanna-Play Paintball
Register: ALL attendees must pre-register by calling WPPs Pro Shop at 717-432-7997
Cost: $85.00
Class Limit: 50 people
Suggested Minimum Age: 16

Clinic Includes:
Classroom training
Topics covered to include, but not limited to:
– Rules
– Positioning
– Safety
– Presentation
– Attitude
Written test on PSP rules & in-game situations
On field training!
Performance evaluation in key areas
PSP rulebook, including all Divisional RaceTo-2/4/5/7
Certificate of clinic completion*

Agenda: (Bring your gear and be prepared to ref live games)
– Check in begins at 10:00 am, classroom training to begin at 10:30 am
– Clinic ends at 4:30 pm
– Classroom begins at 10:00 am, live scrimmage reffing
– Clinic ends at 3:00 pm


Registration for the Pennsylvania PSP Referee Certification Clinic will be open immediately by calling the Wanna-Play Paintball Pro Shop at 717-432-7997.

If all spots are not filled before the clinic, limited walkup registration MAY be available.
Any questions can be directed to Tim Schroepfer at [email protected]
(Walkup registration fees must be paid in cash on the first day of the clinic)

*Attendance/participation in the PSP certification clinic does not guarantee that you will be called upon to judge a national event for the PSP.

***All attendees must fill out a field waiver prior to participating in any on-field reffing***

Become PSP/CFOA Ref Certified

The CFOA will be having a CFOA and PSP referee certification clinic instructed by the PSP Head Ref Tim Schroepfer on Feb. 19th and 20th in Rock Hill, SC. If you are interested in working as a referee for the PSP or the CFOA, attendance of this event is required in order to receive your certification. All future, and current referees must attend!

Registration can be made through the APPA website or by contacting Brian Radford at [email protected]

All attendees should also contact [email protected] for final details.

NPPL Ref Tryout

The NPPL is having referee tryouts for NPPL Chicago on May 16, 2010 at CPX Sports Park. It will be from 8am – 4pm. Participants will have the opportunity to ref pro NPPL team, Chicago Legend.

The referee program will teach you the rules, positioning and communication. A test will be administered to those that wish to be certified. Call or email Valerie for ref application. [email protected]

Full certification is $80.00 to tryout is no charge.

Teams are welcome to go out and practice on the Chicago Open layout. Not only would you get to learn the field better but play with professional reffing.

USPL Players: Open Practice and Pro Ref Training at SC Village



This weekend, July 18 and 19, SC Village will have 2 USPL fields set up. The fields will be used for the pro ref training but USPL players may play on it for $10/player.

What: NPPL PRO Referee Training Course
When: Saturday and Sunday; July 18 – 19, 2009
Where: SC Village Paintball Park, 8900 McCarty Road, Chino, CA
Time: The course will run Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
PRO Referee Cost: No fee for referees already certified but wanting to ref in the USPL
USPL Player Cost: $10.00 fee per player payable at the field.
New Referee Cost: $50.00 certification fee per referee looking to get certified

Referees must register in advance! Limited Spots Available! To register for the training course or for additional information, please contact the Chuck Hendsch at 619-227-9128 or email: [email protected]

***Registration for the West Coast Open closes Tomorrow***

UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming response from players wanting to participate in this weekend’s USPL Practice hosted at SC Village Saturday and Sunday, players must now register in advance by emailing [email protected]