Michael "Tex" Gillette, Brian Briske, and George Mullen served as part of the the referee pool for the Great Northwest Challenge in Corvallis, Oregon 25-26 June 2015. The GNWC is the regional all star tournament for the western United States and a gateway for players and referees to be seen by national coaches.
Michelle O’Brien (née Knurr), initially trained as a referee in Montana, will officiate the second match in the two test series between the USA U20 women and the Canadian U20 women.
The match will be be streamed live starting at Noon MDT on Saturday, 22 August 2015 at one of these sites:
Congratulations Michelle - we're all pulling for you!
Brooke Sampson, a referee in her first year out of Missoula, was part of the referee pool for the Great Northwest Challenge in Portland, Oregon 27-28 June 2015. The GNWC is the regional all star tournament for the Pacific Northwest and a gateway for players and referees to be seen by national coaches. She was one of the few first year referees to officiate the event.
Montana referee Patrick Brewer has been selected to referee the 4th Annual Wind River Cup rugby match. The match will see the Jackson Hole Moose take on the Central Wyoming Speedgoats at the aptly titled "Field of Dreams" in Alpine, Wyoming on June 27, 2015.
The event is part of the Alpine Air Show Rugby Spectacular which will involve music, rugby, and aerial acrobatic demonstrations.