Have you ever considered the benefits of becoming an umpire?

Umpiring provides you so much more than just the ability to officiate the rules of the game. It can make you feel:

ConnectedUmpiring 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 develops skills that can be used for life: communication, resilience and leadership.

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.


How to become an umpire in five easy steps:

  1. Must be a registered member of Netball SA, Register Here.
  2. Purchase a Rule Book from our Online Shop.
  3. Sit the Rules of Netball Theory Exam, Register Here.
  4. Attend a Beginner Umpires Workshop, Register Here.
  5. Complete the Foundation Umpire Education Course, Register Here.

Tell me more about the Umpires Code of Conduct.

For more information on the National Umpiring Development Framework download the National Umpire Development Framework 2019.

For further information please contact the Netball SA Officiating Department on 8238 0500 or email