USA Rugby and WhosTheRef.com working together

WhosTheRef (WTR) and USA Rugby are excited to be working together to make the referee management and development system WhosTheRef.com available for all Referee Organizations across the USA.

WhosTheRef (WTR) and USA Rugby are excited to be working together to make the referee management and development system WhosTheRef.com available for all Referee Organizations across the USA. WTR have been supporting rugby in the US since 2012 when NY State became the first user, this presence has evolved continuously to the current position where near all referee organizations are using WTR.

 

Following negotiations at the USA Rugby National Development Summit in Denver in January, both parties have now agreed a contract which will make the core modules of the WTR service available to all organizations in the US, free at the point of use.  Each LRO remain able to subscribe to additional modules.

 

Having a common assignments tool in place throughout the US brings numerous benefits to all stakeholders, in particular:

The national appointing team have visibility of referee's availability
Improves cross-border cooperation of assigning, for example managing interchanges
Improves talent identification
 

WhosTheRef.com is the industry leader for databases for managing the assignment of referees to rugby union. The company has nationwide contracts with the likes of England Rugby, Scottish Rugby and Asia Rugby as well as customers through New Zealand and Europe.

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