Entries by Daniel Curcio

The Referees of the Paris World Games 2017

The 3rd edition of the Paris World Games is now just a little more than a month away and the tournament’s officials have now been selected. For yet another year, we break a record in the number of countries represented by the referees. 156 referees will in fact be involved in this year’s event, coming […]

The Coaches of the TA Referee Academy

Here at Tournaments Abroad we’re incredibly proud of the professionals who have offered their help and support for what will be the 1st edition of the “TA Referee Academy”, our newest effort in referee development. Launching this summer, the TA Referee Academy is a development scheme aimed at offering advice, support and feedback to 40 young […]

TOP UEFA Observer at the Ibercup Costa del Sol

Alan Snoddy is one of the UEFA’s most well known and influential referee observers. A regular presence on the Champions League and Europa League, where he assesses the performance of officials the likes of Bjorn Kuipers and Nicola Rizzoli, is himself a former FIFA World Cup Referee. We are happy to announce that Alan has […]

We are looking for Staff

We are currently looking for some people who would like to help us during this summer’s tournaments as staff. Every year, at our tournaments, we manage up to 200 people (referees, observers, instructors) and, in order to do that properly, we need some good members of staff. While most of our “senior” positions are occupied […]

New: The Tournaments Abroad Pre-Academy

Many of you are now familiar with Tournaments Abroad’s latest referee development project – The TA Referee Academy. A program thanks to which young and promising referees from all around Europe will be able to train, while refereeing international tournaments, with professional referees and coaches from UEFA, FIFA, and the Premier League and other top […]

Live from Cascais

Hello from Cascais, Portugal.  We’re live from the Ibercup Cascais, our first tournament in 2017. The Easter edition of the prestigious Ibercup Estoril is taking place for the first time this year in Cascais, a lovely seaside city not far from Lisbon. For this year’s edition 58 referees from 15 different nations are taking part. […]

California Dreamin’

Tournaments Abroad are happy to announce yet another exciting opportunity for our referees. We have in fact reached an agreement with two of America’s top youth soccer tournaments which, starting from this year, will start accepting European referee at their events, carefully selected for by  Tournaments Abroad. Both events take place in California in the […]

The Referees of the TA Referee Academy

Today we introduce to you the referees for the 1st edition of the TA Referee Academy, Europe’s newest and innovative referee development project. More than 400 referees applied for this great opportunity and, after a detailed selection process, 40 officials were selected to participate. They represent 18 different countries. 20 referees will take part to […]

First Tournament in Japan!

It’s now OFFICIAL. Tournaments Abroad will be heading to Japan next summer. European and American referees will have the opportunity of refereeing in yet a new edition of the Ibercup, the world’s most famous series of youth football tournaments. The Ibercup Japan will take place in Gotenba, near Tokyo and Mt. Fuji, from August 22nd […]