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Ibjjf pay for referees and event staff?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by cuccigucci, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. cuccigucci White Belt

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    I am curious to know how much does ibjjf pay its referees and event staff?
     
  2. lechien Gold Belt

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    I think you have to be a IBJJF BB to be ref.
     
  3. lechien Gold Belt

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    I think someone mentioned getting pay $150 for one day of Ref.

    so it is about $18.75 per hour.

    You could that much money doing a couple of hours (teaching private classes) if you were an IBJJF BB.
     
  4. kenetics Silver Belt

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    I wonder if they get paid to travel?
     
  5. Balto Silver Belt

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    My buddy refs for them as a part time job.

    I think they try to pick up local guys for events first, but if they need refs to travel, they do cover travel costs I believe.

    Overall the pay is pretty solid. It's something like $20/hour like lechien said.
     
  6. throwboes Blue Belt

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    I know of 1 IBJJF referee that is currently a brown belt.
     
  7. kenpeters8 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    No, I've seen brown belts that are IBJJF refs.
     
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  8. lechien Gold Belt

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    He is allowed to ref bb matches.
     
  9. Badger67 Taxidea taxus

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    I know of several purple belt refs also, i'm not sure how the hierarchy of reffing works IE purple can ref purple and down etc.
     

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