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Holland Cup 2023

Holland Cup is a perfect experience if you are looking for very good hospitality, fantastic and friendly peaple, refereeing in the middle of nature and if you want to meet lots of international teams. Same as in de scandinavian countries, you will meet lots of international teams (boys, girls and elite). After two years of pandemic, edition '22 was our first experience. We certainly do not regret our precense. Travel with us to Holland during Easter period, really.. don't hesitate!

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Increase your referee competence and find new referee-friends with us on international soccer-tournaments!
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Michael passed away


With deep sorrowness we have to state, that on Thursday 3rd November 2022 our founder and family head Michael has passed away.

After intense but short illness he has died in the arms of his family.

The REFEX staff and REFEX family will never forget him, his thoughts, his ideas and his dreams.

We will always fight for the dream to bring the world together in sports.


Apply or EuroGames '23!


Some time ago we proudly announced that we are the only official partner of the EuroGames 2023 for the supply of football (soccer) referees from all over the world. As on many previous Out Games, we have been chosen as a safe and reliable partner for this collaboration. At this moment we can announce that applications for this fantastic event are open!
The city of Bern in wonderful Switzerland is the host of this great tournament where Pride and equality are celebrated in the LGBTQ+ community with a great sporting event. All are welcome, so come with us and be a part of it.
Where? Bern, Switzerland, Europe
When? 27.07 - 28.07
Who? Everyone
Accommodation? 26.07 - 29.07
Classes? 7 vs 7 and 11 vs 11
Contact? Michael Wachowiak

USA Cup '22 is online!


What? USA Cup 2022
Are you ready for a new adventure? Two great tournaments in one. The first part of the tournament is from 09th to 11th, with one day break and the second part from 13th to 17th. Schwan’s USA CUP is one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the world that is held over 10 days in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event takes place at the National Sports Center which features over 50 soccer fields in one location.
The NSC has been recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest soccer complex in the world. The tournament attracts over 1,000 teams from the US and around the world. USA Cup expands far beyond the soccer field by offering many different activities and attractions such as: Mall of America, Valleyfair Amusement Park, MN United soccer game, MN Twins baseball game, Bunker Beach waterpark, and more. It is an unforgettable cultural experience that will bring memories for a lifetime. A great part of the tournament is the big opening ceremony. At the free day between the tournaments, USA Cup offers a nice day for the foreign referees to enjoy.
When? 08.07.2022 - 16.07.2022
Where? Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)
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Have new experiences, meet new friends and improve your refereeing skills by learning from each other. We have tournaments/games on several levels so you don't have to be referee in the highest leagues to participate.



On our misson to support referees in improving and also to take care of quality we need qualified observers. On several tournaments we also offer spots for observers.



To give your tournament a more international touch, engage international referees. REFEX is your partner. We take care of the referes and we try to find the right referee group for your tournament.