There are four grades of referee, you will be appointed at 'Assitant' grade when you first join the register. Regional and National Grades are appointed by BADMINTON England based on experience, International Grade is appointed by Badminton Europe and Badminton World Federation.

Referee Pathway

Education and Training Requirements

We are currently in development of the training, assessment and certification structure that supports the referee pathway, and will keep you updated of progress.

For information on up and coming Tournament Organiser/Referee Courses, visit Officials Education

Further information about International Accreditation can be found at:

Badminton Europe > Technical Officials > Referees

Badminton World Federation > Events > Technical Officials > Referees