Referee Polls Archive

Other than physical or health reasons, what do you believe is the main reason people stop officiating?

  • Problems with coaches/players/fans (36%, 124 Votes)
  • Low pay (8%, 27 Votes)
  • Inadequate training (3%, 11 Votes)
  • Time pressures (15%, 50 Votes)
  • Too tough to advance (11%, 37 Votes)
  • Burnout (14%, 47 Votes)
  • Concern for safety (1%, 3 Votes)
  • It's not what they expected (6%, 21 Votes)
  • Other (6%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 343

Start Date: March 12, 2014 @ 7:14 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How would you rate your skills among the peers in your officials association?

  • I'm among the top 10% (47%, 87 Votes)
  • I'm among the top 25% (32%, 59 Votes)
  • I'm better than half the officials (15%, 27 Votes)
  • I'm in the bottom half of the officials (6%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 184

Start Date: February 20, 2014 @ 2:13 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How has the fitness levels of officials at your level changed in the last 10 years?

  • Officials are in better shape today (51%, 60 Votes)
  • Officials are in worse shape today (27%, 32 Votes)
  • Fitness level haven't changed much (22%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 117

Start Date: January 23, 2014 @ 9:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Have you ever apologized to a coach or player for a call?

  • Yes (76%, 163 Votes)
  • No (24%, 51 Votes)

Total Voters: 214

Start Date: December 13, 2013 @ 2:03 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What effect do acts of poor sportsmanship at the higher levels of sport have on sportsmanship at the lower levels?

  • A huge effect (83%, 148 Votes)
  • Some effect (14%, 25 Votes)
  • Just a little effect (2%, 3 Votes)
  • No effect (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 178

Start Date: November 4, 2013 @ 10:26 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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