Become an Umpire

Have you ever considered the benefits of becoming an umpire? Umpiring provides you with so much more than just the ability to officiate the rules of the game. It can make you feel:

Connected – Umpiring is a great way to make friends for life and be an integral part of the vibrant netball community.  

Respected – Umpires provide the opportunity for everyone to play the game in a safe, fair and enjoyable environment. Umpiring also develops skills that can be used for life: communication, resilience and leadership just to name a few!

Energised – Umpiring lets you experience the thrill of the game, contributes towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle and offers a pathway to participate in the sport at the highest level.

There are many opportunities to become involved as an umpire in Netball, with clear pathways and support structures available for those aspiring to officiate at the highest level.

There are five key steps to take on the pathway toward becoming an accredited umpire: 

  1. Register as a Netball Tasmania Member
  2. Read a copy of the 2020 INF Rules of Netball
  3. Enrol in and successfully complete the Rules of Netball Theory Exam
  4. Enrol in and successfully complete the Foundation Umpiring Course
  5. Undertake a practical Umpiring Skills Evaluation

Follow the links below to view available courses, find out how to update your accreditation and check out umpiring resources, or contact Netball Tasmania on 03 6159 6139 or at

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