The following are guidelines by which all referee's in Canada must adhere to:1) In order to referee an armwrestling tournament in Canada you must be certified by the Canadian Armwrestling Federation (C.A.W.F.).
2) Referee's will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. They may not drink alcohol during the competition, smoke in the immediate area of the armwrestling table, use any profanity, be abusive toward anyone or make any kind of offensive gestures.
3) Referee's cannot compete in the same competitions where they are refereeing.
4) Referee's must wear a striped referee's shirt , black pants, socks and shoes.C.A.W.F. badge must be worn on left sleeve. Level badge on right sleeve. Both will be one inch from top of black band.
5) Referee may not congratulate a competitor during the competition. They may congratulate both competitors at the same time.