New Umpires

Requirements for New Umpires

It is highly recommended that prior to commencing this exam you read a copy of the Rules of Netball (2016).
The Rules of Netball is also available for purchase on the Netball Australia online shop.

You must:
  • Turn 13 years old during the year you start umpiring.
  • Complete and pass the Netball Queensland Rules of Netball Theory online course and email a copy of your certificate to: You must achieve a mark of 70% or higher to pass the test.
  • The test cost $10.48 and will be reimbursed once you have filled out the appropriate paper work.
  • Attend a Non-Competitive Workshop - DPNA Clubhouse
  • Attend an Introduction to Umpiring Course - DPNA Clubhouse

You cannot umpire until all the above are completed.
We will contact all new umpires when course dates and times are available.

2019 Umpire Courses

Introduction to Umpiring

Venue: DPNA Clubhouse

Cost: $15 (including GST). Clubs will be invoiced for the number of persons registered.
Recommended for new umpires and umpires progressing from non-competitive to competitive umpiring.
This is also a good refresher for umpires who have not umpired recently.
This course is theoretically based, please bring whistle, note book and pen.

  • Sunday 17th March, 9.00am - 11.00am
  • Sunday 24th March, 11.00am - 1.00pm

NetSetGo Rules Workshop 

There will be two workshops run, at no cost to participants.
Venue: Downey Park Courts (control desk)
This workshop is recommended for all umpires, coaches, managers and parents that will be assisting with the NetSetGo competition.  It is facilitated by the DPNA Umpiring Sub-Committee and will focus on the NetSetGo adaptions to the Netball Australia competitive rules.

  • Sunday 17th March, 12.30pm - 2.00pm

  • Saturday 27th April, 7.30am - 8.00am (first day of fixtures)

Australia Day
Phoenix Committee Meeting
Ferny Grove Bowls Club
Phoenix Committee Meeting
Ferny Grove Bowls Club
DPNA 10 + 11 years Grading Day
DPNA Courts
NQ Senior State Age Championships - Day 1
(15-18yrs Rep)
Sunshine Coast Netball Association
April 1 - April 4
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