As the new season approaches the OBBRFC is always looking for new certified coaches and referees. Below are the dates for sessions in Ottawa for both coaching and referee certification clinics. As of right now reimbursement for these courses is not available, but with fundraising and grants upcoming this may change. 

Coaching Courses 


NCCP Community Initiation / World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Course – $150
This is the minimum to be on the sidelines, including the junior sidelines. 
March 5 20168:30am – 5:00pm Location TBD
April 17, 20168:30am – 5:00pm Location TBD
NCCP Competition Introduction / World Rugby Level 2 Coaching Course – $25
This is an advanced coaching course geared to competitive teams, this takes place over a whole weekend. 
Apr. 30 – May 1, 2016 -Location TBD


Referee Courses 


World Rugby Match Official Fifteens Level 1 – $150 
Minimum to be a club referee (which is what the OBBRFC needs) 
Feb 28, 20168:30 am – 5:00pm Location TBD (will probably be cancelled) 
April 16, 20168:30am -5:00pm Location TBD (day before coaching course) 
World Rugby Match Official Fifteens Level 2 – $250 
Two day course to further develop skills 
May 7-8, 2016 Location TERP 
World Rugby Level 1 Match Official Course -$150 
If you want to be a referee for games outside of ours. 
May 8, 2016 – Ottawa, Ont.
Venue: Twin Elm Rugby Park
There are many more development programs available, for more info on all coaching/ referee courses please consult the Rugby Ontario webpage
If you are interested in any of these course please let Sorrie know email him at He will going to a few so you don’t have to go alone.

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