Umpiring Penalties

UMPIRE COMMITMENTS

Under the Umpire Your Own system:

a)  A Club must provide one (1) suitably qualified umpire for every competition team registered.

b)  Umpires must attend to their commitments as per the Umpiring Allocations communicated to them by the club. 

c)  Team Managers are to advise the Umpires Convenor of any rostered umpire that does not fulfil their duty.

d) Umpires allocated in 9am, 10:20am, 11:40am & 1pm time slots must check in at least 20 minutes before their duty. Umpires allocated in 2:20pm & 3:40pm time slots must be at their designated court at least 10 minutes before their duty

PENALTIES

Failure to fulfill your umpiring allocation will incur 2 penalties. Any Player who doesn’t fulfil their umpiring duty as directed by the Club will incur the following penalties:

a)  The player’s team will NOT be allocated a club umpire in their next competition game.

b) The player responsible for failing to complete the umpiring commitment will be rostered to complete their own team’s umpiring (replacing the previously allocated umpire) in their next competition game  you will umpire your own team’s game. These changes will be published umpiring allocations and will be communicated to all umpires involved.

c)  The player responsible for failing to complete the umpiring commitment will be allocated 1 additional club duty which will be any of the following: canteen duty, control duty, standby umpiring, umpiring or checking in duty.

Late check in will incur one penalty. Any player arriving late for their umpiring duty as directed by the Club will incur one of the above penalties. Late is defined as:

  • for 9am, 10:20am, 11:40am & 1pm duties umpires must check in at the desk in the Control building at least 20 minutes before their allocated game
  • for 2:20pm & 3:40pm duties umpires must be at the designated court 10 minutes before their allocated game