Referee of the Month

The USQ Referee of the Month program runs throughout the season, selecting six referees who demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality officiating. The winners of the Referee of the Month Award will be eligible for the Referee of the Year award to be chosen in March.


  • Must have officiated at least three official USQ matches as a head referee in the one month period
  • Must not have previously won the award within the current season

Evaluated by staff through

  • Coach feedback
  • Peer referee feedback
  • Tournament Director feedback
  • Player feedback

Feedback can be submitted here at any time.


  • Photo and biography on the USQ website
  • Eligible to win annual “Referee of the Year” award


USQ Referee of the Year will be selected from among the six winners of the USQ Referee of the Month award. USQ Referee of the Year will be notified within the first two weeks of March.


  • Won Referee of the Month within the current playing season
  • An individual cannot win the Referee of the Year award in consecutive years

Evaluated on

  • The number of games officiated in the head referee and assistant referee positions  throughout the season
  • Feedback from coaches, peer referees, and event directors
  • Additional contributions to the sport as a referee ambassador


  • Photo and biography on the USQ website
  • Plaque
  • Travel stipend for the US Quidditch Cup*

*Contingent on said referee being willing to attend the event to work as an official only, not as an official/coach or official/player. The travel award will reimburse for tickets and/or gas funding, as well as two nights of reasonably-priced housing (as determined by USQ staff). Upgrade, extra luggage fees, and meals not included. Receipts must be provided for reimbursement. Award not to exceed $1,000.