Benefits of joining our Association



By paying your membership fee, you are automatically covered by the Association’s insurance policy. For further details see insurance.

Open Meetings

Open Meeting evenings with presentations and discussions on up to date umpiring issues and rule interpretations. Hear from experienced umpires and umpire coaches.

Rule Books

Receive a rulebook automatically each year plus handouts from England Hockey on experimental rules and interpretations.


You will receive a regular newsletter that includes words of wisdom from our chairman, dates for your diary (open evenings, coaching sessions, tournaments etc) and a ‘Dear Marge’ column that answers all those questions you were afraid to ask. To see the current Newsletter Click Here


Qualified umpire coaches to guide you through the pitfalls of modern hockey, including the Ladies Summer League specifically for this process.

Advice and Support

Available at our meetings or by telephone to a committee member, should you have any burning issues or concerns.

Progress to higher levels

If you want to progress from Level 1 to Level 2 and beyond, we have the processes to help you achieve your aims. To see more about the structure of umpiring click here.

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