Referee Fitness Tests

Below are the Referee Fitness Test Standards. If you are a Member Organization and want help running a fitness test for your officials please contact the Coordinator of Referee Development

Upcoming Fitness Tests

Date Level Location Contact
TBA Regional TBA TBA
TBA Provincial TBA TBA
TBA National TBA TBA
 All Referees seeking promotion will be expected to meet the minimum fitness standard for the promotion level. The SSA reserves the right to consider referees that have completed one fitness test to the minimum fitness standard.

Outdoor Referee Fitness Test Standards

SSA Referees are required to attend one Mandatory Fitness Test per year. Starting 2014, the beep test is the SSA Preferred method for district referees. However, the Cooper Test is acceptable as well.
6 x 40 m
Interval Run
(4000 m)
Beep Test50 M200 M12
Min Run
FIFA /National Referee 6.2 sec 30/35 sec 9.5  N/A  N/A N/A
FIFA/ National AR 6.0 sec 30/40 sec 9.5 N/A N/A N/A
Provincial  6.4 sec 30/40 sec 9 N/A N/A N/A
Regional 6.6 sec 35/45 sec 8 8.5 sec 37 sec 2200m
District N/A N/A 6 10.5 sec 50 sec 1700m
FIFA National Referee 6.6 sec 35/40 sec 8.5 N/A N/A N/A
FIFA National AR 6.4 sec 35/45 sec 8.5 N/A N/A N/A
Provincial 6.8 sec 35/45 sec 8 N/A N/A N/A
Regional  6.8 sec 35/50 sec 7 10.5 sec 46 sec 2100 m
District N/A N/A 6 12 sec 60 sec 1600 m

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