Mandatory requiremements for Mat Officials


On Friday, November 25, 2016 we will be holding a mandatory referee training session from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Registration is from 8:30-9:00 am. The location is Mayo Quanchi, 17 Sandy Bottom Road, Coventry, RI. New and returning referees are required to attend.

All referees are required to have a current USA Wrestling 'Officials' membership. USA Wrestling ‘Officials’ cards will be provided by RI Wrestling. All applicants meeting the complete training criteria will receive the official membership card. Go to to create or renew your membership.

The rule book and case book will be available on Friday the 25th.

Contact Bob Soares for more information or about signing up as a mat official (Referee) by e-mail or at 781-492-3518.


Click here for training slides (subject to revision).