Expectations & Commitment

AIMS:  

  1. Make umpiring a positive experience.
  2. Encourage confidence and commitment.
  3. Encourage pride in appearance and performance.
  4. Encourage progression from New Trainee to Badged umpires as per the Umpires’ Pathway to the Top.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

All umpires are expected to adhere to the Netball Victoria pdfUmpire Code of Conduct

UNIFORM:

  1. White tops and white skirt are compulsory
  2. T’suit pants may be worn under the skirt if cold.
  3. Official BNA hoodie, tracksuit top & vests are permitted.
  4. Team skirts / tops are NOT PERMITTED.
  5. Umpires not in correct uniform will not receive payment.

 EQUIPMENT:

  1. WHISTLE , hand held, metal - not on a cord around the neck.
  2. RULE BOOK for reference.

SUPPORT:

  1. DO NOT engage in any discussion with spectators. 
  2. If you have difficulty with spectators, coaches or players, ask for an UMPIRE SUPERVISOR. They are present all day to support and assist you.

ATTENDANCE:

  1. You are committed to attend at the times you have nominated in the Umpires Booking Folder unless advised otherwise by the Umpire Coordinator.
  2. If you are umpiring for your team/club you must attend as per your team/club's roster or your team/club will be penalised.

PAYMENTS:      

Panel Umpires: Payments will only be made to those who:

  1. Registered & completed all relevant courses
  2. Completed an Umpire registration form
  3. Signed a "Declaration of Hobby" form, unless they want tax to be withheld.
  4. Arranged to collect payments on the nominated dates each term.
  5. Maintained uniform standards

Yr 4 and Senior (Yr10 & Above) Team Umpires: Payments to be arranged with your team/club.