To promote players to participate in a team sport where they develop commitment and friendships, whilst having enjoyment and fun
If you are interested in learning how to become an umpire at our club, please send an email through to the club and our Umpire Convenor will be in touched with more details.
New Umpire Checklist
Register your interest with our Umpire Convenor
Purchase 'Official Rules of Netball' booklet
Attend the 'Introduction to Umpiring Workshop' when advised
Be available to umpire training day matches during the week days when advised
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Netball Victoria currently manages umpire education programs which are aimed to service all levels of umpiring from beginners through to the national level.
Introduction to Umpiring Workshop
The Introduction to Umpiring Workshop caters for anyone who is interested in becoming an umpire and for players and coaches who want to cover basic rules, positioning and areas of control. It is a great course to attend prior to undertaking practical umpiring.
Our Umpire Convenor will let you know when LYVNA are hosting the next workshop.
Section 1 Theory Exam
Prerequisite for a C Badge and a Development Coaching accreditation.
The Section 1 Theory Exam is a free online exam that takes approximately one hour to complete.
Click here to complete the online exam.
Level 1 Umpiring Course
The Level 1 is a prerequisite for “C” grade testing.
Current financial Netball Victoria membership is required for attendance at this course and to receive the accreditation.
The Level 1 course is nationally accredited and is open to all, from beginners to those who are currently umpiring and aiming to be tested for their C badge. You should wear comfortable, loose clothing and runners, bring your whistle and Official Rules of Netball booklet with you.
Our Umpire Convenor will let you know when LYVNA are hosting the next course.
Click here for further information regarding ‘Level 2 Umpiring Course’; ‘Rules In Action Session’ and ‘Section II Theory’.
Umpiring Resources (Netball Victoria)
Umpiring Accreditation (Netball Australia)
Accreditation and Badging (LYVNA)
Umpiring Requirements (LYVNA)
Uniform requirements for our club umpires are as follows:
White club top
White skirt or shorts
Hair-tie (to help direct centre pass direction).
Optional uniform items below can be purchased from the LYVNA Umpire Convenor at Pinks Regional Netball Facility office:
LYVNA white hoodie ($20)
LYVNA white spray jacket ($35)
Any questions regarding the uniform requirements are to be directed to our Umpire Convenor (Gemma Langdon).