World ParaVolley International Referee Course – Dec. 7-11, Tokyo, Japan


Following confirmation at the time of the Paralympics, it is with great pleasure that the World ParaVolley Sport Department, with the close cooperation of its Referee Commission and hosts the Japan Para-Volleyball Association, is pleased to announce the next International Referee Course, which will be held in conjunction with Japan’s National Championship. This International  Course has been partly subsidised through the World ParaVolley grant received from IPC.

The course is open to candidates from all World ParaVolley member nations, regardless of their Zone. Nations in the ParaVolley Asia Oceania Zone are strongly encouraged not to miss this excellent opportunity, and to send their top national referees. Additionally, nations developing or intending to develop Sitting Volleyball may send appropriately experienced candidates.


The course will cover elements of all four World ParaVolley disciplines – Sitting Volleyball, Standing Volleyball, Sitting and Standing Beach, though all practical sessions will focus on developing the skills and techniques required by Referees who will officiate Sitting Volleyball.


Location:  Tokyo, Japan (It is compulsory to use Haneda Airport)

Candidate Arrival:  Tuesday December 6th, 2016 (please arrive before 15h00)
Candidate Departure:  Monday, December 12th, 2016 (anytime)

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT DEADLINE:  Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Please find more information in the 2016 Tokyo International Referee Course- Invitation
Any questions, please contact Pierre Farmer – World ParaVolley Referee Commission Secretary –

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