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Grappling Official

Tempe, AZ, USA

Job Type


Per Date Basis

About the Role

The CS/R referee is a sports professional who oversees competitions and ensures grapplers follow the rules during competition. Referees look for rule violations, give out warnings and penalties, monitor time remaining in the match and make sure grapplers are safe.


Job Title: Grappling Official - Submission Only

Venture Sports & Entertainment is an emerging media organization & live event producer dedicated to showcasing the vibrant and diverse culture of combat sports. Our brand: Combat Sports Report is hosting 8 Man Tournaments - Saturday, June 8th 2024 in Phoenix, AZ

Job Summary:

Combat Sports Report is currently seeking qualified (submission only) Grappling Officials to perform sports officiating services for an upcoming live event: June 8th 2024


  • The lead official shall have a minimum of 3 years' experience officiating grappling.

  • The lead official shall be present to officiate and serve as consultant to the locally certified official during each show.

  • Officials shall adhere to all rules and local area policies as set forth byCombat Sports Report and the Arena.

  • Officials shall wear officiating apparel as prescribed by the respective associations. Such clothing shall always be kept neat and clean.

  • Officials shall also train the scorekeepers on local procedures, equipment, facilities and scorekeeping procedures.

How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about combat sports and have the skills & passion to be a CS/R Official, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume, a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position, and any relevant samples of your work (e.g., prior officiating videos) to:

Applications will be accepted until: May 15th 2024.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation and interview. Combat Sports Report. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Contract

Compensation: $200 Per Date

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