Match officials can be nominated throughout the season with winners being announced alongside the Grassroots Football Awards.
The three referee award categories are:
- Young Referee of the Year (Under 25 years old)
- Female Referee of the Year
- FA Long Service Award ( 25, 40 and 50 years service). Click here to begin a nomination application for the FA Long Service Award.
Individuals can also nominate match officials for the England Football & McDonald's Grassroots Football Match Official of the Year award. The nomination window for the England Football & McDonald's Grassroots Football Awards open around spring (March/April).
The GFA will provide details on how to nominate match officials for either the Young Referee or the Female Referee of the Year 2022/23 later in the season.
For further information, please contact our Referee Development Officer, Roger Vaughan.