All teams must provide an umpire to as per the schedule below.
Failure to comply will result in a warning, following the warning a loss of 3 premiership points for three consecutive times.
Once a team has incurred three strikes for not providing a referee the team will not be eligible for finals.
Teams captains are responsible for finding their own fill-ins if the team’s referees are not available. Premiership points may be deducted in accordance with the ATFA’s Failure to Supply a Referee Guidelines.