Have you ever considered the benefits of becoming an umpire? We have! Umpiring provides you so much more than just the ability to officiate the rules of the game. It can make you feel:
Umpiring is a great way to make friends for life and be an integral part of the vibrant netball community.
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!
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.
The Latest Rules
The International Netball Federation updated the Official rules of netball in 2016.
The rule changes aim to meet the changing needs of the game, and to
reflect the modern, forward-looking sport of netball. They are designed
to improve players’ enjoyment of the game, create consistency in the
interpretation of the rules across all world regions, and make the game
more attractive to spectators.
The changes will mean quicker injury management, clearer options for
game management, less whistle, and in some cases, simpler, more clearly
Click on the following below for more details
New Rules Video Tutorials
Netball Australia has a well-established Accreditation system, endorsed by the Australian Sports Commission. It is an educational pathway based on courses, ongoing professional development and practical umpiring experience.
For more information please CLICK HERE to visit our Umpire Tips & Resources Page.
Netball Australia Links
Umpiring Resources Page CLICK HERE
Community Umpire Toolkit CLICK HERE
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Netball Northern Territory CLICK HERE
Netball Northern Territory Coaches CLICK HERE
Netball Northern Territory Umpires CLICK HERE