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    Regulations for International and Continental Referees

    Close collaboration between the IHF, the continental federations and the national federations is a prerequisite for the smooth functioning of the referee system worldwide. Invitations of referees from one continent to another shall go through the IHF-PRC, with the acceptance and co-operation of the continental federation concerned...


    Regulations for Official IHF Referee Courses

    With the introduction of the IHF Global Referee Training Program (GRTP), all examinations and promotions of referees for the ‘International Referee’ status take place within the context of the GRTP. 1.1. The examinations of referees for the International Referee status may take place during the regular training and testing events of the GRTP or through a specifically scheduled examination event. 1.2. No promotions to the IHF level may take place outside the GRTP...