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Umpire Payments

Year 4 teams                Each team is responsible for providing & paying their own umpires                         
Year 5 - 9 teams

All umpires are rostered & paid by BNA as per the table below.

Umpire Incentive Payment applies:

  • Teams have the option to nominate umpires for the panel which saves them the Umpire Incentive Payment
  • $250 payment applies to teams not nominating an umpire for the panel
Year 10 + teams 

Each team is responsible for providing and paying an umpire for HALF the number of games during the season = 8.

Payment rate to be negotiated between the umpire and club.

BNA provides and pays all other umpires.

BNA Panel Umpires: 

pdfUMPIRE PAYMENTS - these are the rates offered by the Association to panel umpires.

  • Payment rates for Badged umpires and Umpire Trainers increased in 2023 
    • Badged umpires are now paid $24 per hour for a 45 minute game
  • Some clubs choose to "top up" our payments to panel umpires, but that is their perogative and not encouraged or enforced.

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. Submit current and accurate bank details
  5. Maintained uniform standards

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

Payments are made at the end of each term 2, 3 and 4.

Payments are made by direct deposit to your account as advised on your Registration form - please ensure you advise This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if they change.

Some clubs choose to supplement payments from the Association, depending on umpire commitment to their club.