Interested in becoming a referee with the SJJIF? Below you will find the requirements necessary to make that happen!

To ensure that we have only the most qualified and experienced referees out there, we request the following:

  1. SJJIF membership
  2. Attend SJJIF Rules Course
  3. Become a Referee Trainee (minimum 2 tournaments)
  4. Transition to Referee (based off your reviews from tournaments as a trainee)
  5. Brown Belts and Black Belts only