South African Underwater Hockey Federation

Referee Official

Why register?

Registering to become a referee for South African underwater hockey is a commendable decision for several compelling reasons.

  1. It promotes sportsmanship and fair play within the underwater hockey community. As a referee, you have the opportunity to uphold the rules and regulations of the game, ensuring that matches are played with integrity and that all participants have a level playing field.
  2. It allows you to deepen your understanding of the sport, enhancing your overall appreciation for the game.
  3. It also offers a chance to give back to the underwater hockey community by contributing your knowledge and passion to its growth and development.
  4. Lastly, officiating matches can be a rewarding experience, offering a sense of accomplishment and a unique perspective on the sport as you play a crucial role in facilitating enjoyable and competitive matches.

Benefits of becoming part of the SAUWHF Referee Team

  1. It grants you the opportunity to officiate in crucial, high stakes matches, where your expertise and impartiality are essential. This not only enhances your experience as a referee but also contributes significantly to the integrity of the sport.
  2. A current membership opens doors to international referee positions, allowing you to showcase your skills on a global stage. This not only reflects positively on you but also elevates the reputation of the SAUHWF and the sport as a whole.
  3. Being a member provides access to the SAUWHF Referee Team, a community of experienced officials where you can learn, grow, and share insights. Staying current not only benefits your personal development but also serves the broader interests of the sport and its community.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting your personal contact information, you are consenting to its use and processing by the SAUWHF. Data obtained through the registration process will be used to administer your profile and manage our relationship with you.

Annual Membership & Renewal

For a returning member, registering as a new member is discouraged as that would result in a new membership record and cause the deletion of your previous record. Click here to renew your membership.

Referee Official


Valid for one year from date of registration.
Allows you to ref tounaments.
Required by SAUWHF to be selected as an international ref.
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*renewed annually