Accreditation and Training

Panel Field, Boundary and Goal Umpires

If you are a Panel Field, Boundary or Goal Umpire you need to be AFL Level 1 Umpire accredited and attend WAAFL weekly training.

 

Club Field Umpires

1. Umpires must be Level 1 accredited as a minimum.  New umpires must complete level 1 accreditation online theory course prior to umpiring their first game. Click here to complete the online course 

2. Umpires must attend the WAAFL Club Appointed Field Umpire Induction to be held on Monday 3rd April 2017.  Venue tbc

 

UMPIRE OBSERVORS

The WAAFL will again be investing in the appointment of Club Umpire Observers.  The role of observers is to evaluate the performance of Club Appointed Field Umpires and provide feedback to umpires and the WAAFL.

The WAAFL Club Umpire Coordinator will have the authority to require a Club Appointed Field Umpire to attend umpire training or other remedial work to improve performance to continue to umpire in the WAAFL.  Where performance does not improve, the WAAFL can remove a Club Appointed Field Umpire from umpiring within the WAAFL.

Where a Club Field Umpire does not meet these requirements by 30th June 2016, they will not be permitted to umpire in the WAAFL.

The WAAFL Club Umpire Co-ordinator will have the authority to require a Club Field Umpire to attend umpire training or other remedial work to improve performance to continue to umpire in the WAAFL. 

Where performance does not improve, the WAAFL can remove a Club Field Umpire from umpiring in the WAAFL.

A suspended player is not permitted to act as a Club Field Umpire.

Club Field Umpires shall have attained the age of 16 years to officiate.  

CLICK HERE FOR AFL LEVEL 1 UMPIRE ACCREDITATION ONLINE THEORY COURSE

 

Club Boundary and Goal Umpires

If you are a Club Boundary or Goal Umpire you do not need to be accredited or attend training.

A suspended player is not permitted to act as a Club Boundary or Goal Umpire.

Club Boundary and Goal umpires shall have attained the age of 13 years to officiate.