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Umpiring Certification Program

Summary of Game Management for Umpires
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International Netball Federation


Summary of Game Management for Umpires

  • Use of voice
  • Calling "time" to speak to player(s)
  • Advancing the penalty
  • Warning
  • Suspension
  • Ordering off


Netball Ontario's Umpiring Certification Program


Levels of Umpiring

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advance
  • Canada Badge


Education and Training 

  • Umpires that achieve their highest possible level
  • Umpires who understand and apply the official rules of the game professionally and competently


Assessment and Accreditation

  • Increase the number of accredited umpires each year
  • Create a pathway for umpires that is fair and transparent


High Performance 

  • To have umpires who are rated amonst the best in Canada
  • To have elite umpires who are role models and that umpiring is seen as an alternative to participating in the sport
  • To have umpires officiating at a high standard on all netball matches


For more information regarding umpiring certification please contact the Umpiring Director at

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