An assessment is a coaching opportunity for a referee. Assessments are designed to help referees improve by giving them practical constructive criticism and positive encouragement.
Whenever a referee is upgrading to Grade 7 as requested by the Adult Amateur League. Whenever a referee is upgrading to Grade 6 or higher (upgrade assessment). Every year for Grade 6 and above (maintenance assessment). National candidates require several assessments conducted by national referee coaches.
First you need a match. It must be competitive and consist of at least two 40 minute halves. Once you have your match, please contact the State Director of Assessment. Let him know the match details such as date, time, location, league, division, teams, and your crew members.
You only have to pay the cost for the assessor which is the game fee plus mileage ($0.54/mile).