New committee elected and awards presented at AGM

The Association held its Annual General Meeting and presentation of annual awards on 25th March 2024 at Bankstown Sports Club. The Association was fortunate to have two special guests present - Ed Ferguson, Head of Football Development at Football NSW and Matthew Cheeseman, General Manager of Elite Refereeing at Football Australia.

NSWFRA members complete successful week at National Futsal Championships

At this week's National Futsal Championships on the Gold Coast, it wasn't just the players, teams and coaches that were recognised for their achievements.

New 2023-24 Laws of the Game published

FIFA recently published the 2023-24 edition of the Laws of the Game. These laws will apply for all new competitions in Australia, starting with the 2024 National Futsal Champonships. 

Community Futsal competition information - NEW!

A new document has been added to the 'Competition Information' subfolder, within the 'Documents' section of the website, for members to access. It contains information on the various local/community futsal competitions that NSWFRA appoints referees to, including days, times and age

Futsal Laws of the Games Courses scheduled - start your futsal refereeing career NOW!

We are pleased to announce that a number of Futsal Laws of the Game courses have been organised for the coming weeks. 

Football NSW Futsal Schools Championships

If you have some time free during the week, why not referee at the Football NSW Futsal Schools Championships, which have already kicked off for 2023! There are regional tournaments in several locations throughout NSW all the way through to September this year. Take a look at the 'Events' page on the website for details.

NSWFRA well represented at 2022 OFC Futsal Cup in Fiji

A few weeks ago, NSWFRA President Adrian Tamplin, Vice-President Nick Backo and Registrar Jonathon Moore officiated at the Oceania Football Confederation Futsal Cup in Fiji. Nick has provided some wonderful insights into his trip - sit down, grab a coffee and enjoy the read!

Calling all females!

Great news! Football NSW has just launched its Women in Football Scholarship Program, which includes funding to support new female futsal referees. 

Futsal Asian Cup Final referee Ryan Shepheard provides his insights

Having returned earlier this month with fellow FIFA Futsal Referee and NSWFRA member Andrew Best from officiating at the Futsal Asian Cup 2022 in Kuwait, Ryan Shepheard was kind enough to provide NSWFRA with some amazing insights into his recent refereeing adventure.

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Vale Geoff Magennis

It is with deep regret that NSWFRA has received news that Life Member Geoff Magennis has passed away.

2021 Annual General Meeting Results

You would be pleased to know the results of the 2021 Annual General Meeting held on the 25th March.

Match Official Appointments for FNSW Futsal Premier League Grand Finals

The NSW Futsal Referees Association (NSWFRA) has announced the match official appointments for the grand finals of the FNSW Futsal Premier Leagues.

Vale Ian Timms

The NSW Futsal Referees Association is saddened to hear of the passing of life member, Mr Ian Timms.

2019 FNSW Futsal Premier League Referee Panels Structure & Requirements Announced

The NSW Futsal Referees Association is pleased to announce the structure and requirements surrounding the 2019 FNSW Futsal Premier League Referee Panels.

NSWFRA Referees ready for 2018/19 Season

More than 50 of the NSWFRA's top referees and referees coaches descended on Valentine Sports Park in Glenwood on Saturday, 15 September for pre-season fitness testing and a technical workshop ahead of the 2018/19 futsal season.

Provisional Football NSW Premier League Panels Released

The NSWFRA is pleased to announce the Referees' Panels for the 2018/19 Football NSW Premier League season. The provisional panel has been built from the expression of interests received from the membership over the past month.

2018/19 Registrations Open

Registrations for the 2018/19 futsal season are now open on MyFootballClub. To register for the NSWFRA for the upcoming season, select 'NSW Futsal Referees Association' as the Club and your relevant package (i.e. 'Returning Senior Referee' or 'Returning Junior Referee'). You can find a guideline on how to complete your registration on the NSWFRA website in the documents library.

Development Program Referees Get First Opportunity

The NSWFRA has launched a development program for talented futsal referees aged 16 to 25 who are on the pathway to elite senior futsal. This program promised to offer opportunities to the referees involved and the first of such chances came up recently; a trial match between East Coast Heat and the Solomon Islands u20 team at Dural Sport and Leisure Centre.

NSWFRA Duo Officiate At ASEAN Football Federation Futsal Club Championship

NSWFRA referees Jonathon Moore (left) and Andrew Best (right) have travelled to Yogyakarta, Indonesia to officiate in the ASEAN Football Federation's Futsal Club Championship.

12 Referees selected for inaugural NSWFRA Development Program

Twelve up and coming match officials have been selected to participate in a newly established NSWFRA Development Program.

NSWFRA Announces Free Memberships for Junior Referees

Referees under the age of 18 who referee in the Football NSW Futsal Premier Leagues during the 2018/19 season will receive free membership the NSW Futsal Referees Association (NSWFRA) has announced today.

2018 Annual General Meeting Previews Large Year Ahead

The New South Wales Futsal Referees Association (NSWFRA) held its 15th Annual General Meeting on the evening of Friday 25 May at Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney's south west.

Jonathon Moore added to FIFA list

The NSWFRA is pleased to announce the elevation of Jonathon Moore to the FIFA Futsal Referee Panel for 2018. Moore joins fellow NSWFRA Members and incumbent FIFA Futsal Referees, Ryan Shepheard, Darius Turner and Andrew Best on the 2018 list.

Vale Giovanni Santoro

The NSW Futsal Referees Association is saddened to hear of the passing of Association member, Giovanni Santoro.

Voting for the 2017 Rob Lewer Members' Member Award is now open

In time for the 2017 Annual General Meeting, the Management Committee has introduced a number of awards that will be presented for the first time in the Association's history. One of the most prestigious of these is the Rob Lewer Members' Member Award, in honour of the late Rob Lewer who was the founding President of the NSW Futsal Referees Association.

Nicholas Backo, Jared Katz & Scott Kidson receive awards at the 2017 Futsal Gala Dinner

Enthusiastic and vocal club members, players, supporters and match officials underpinned a glittering 2017 FNSW Futsal Gala Dinner at WaterView, Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday 11th March, the perfect way to end the 2016/17 Futsal Premier and State Leagues season.

Vale Rob Lewer

The NSW Futsal Referees Association is saddened to hear of the passing of innagural association President, Mr Rob Lewer.

Results of 2016 Annual General Meeting

The New South Wales Futsal Referees Association (NSWFRA) held its Annual General Meeting on Friday 13 May 2016 at the Bankstown Sports Club.