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Forthcoming Events for other Umpiring Associations

26th Aug 2018 (from Irish HUA)

Umpire Assessor Course (09:30) @ NICS, Stormont, Belfast

COURSE FULL

8th Sep 2018 (from Irish HUA)

EYHL Umpires Pre-Season Workshop and Fitness Testing (10:30) @ TBC

8th Sep 2018 (from Irish HUA)

IHUA Annual General Meeting @ TBC

3rd Feb 2019 (from Irish HUA)

EYHL Umpires Mid-Season Workshop and Fitness Testing (10:30) @ TBC

7th Sep 2019 (from Irish HUA)

EYHL Umpires Pre-Season Workshop and Fitness Testing (10:30) @ TBC

Recent News Items
15th August 2018
Under 16/18 Girls Interpros (from Irish HUA)

The Under 16/18 Girls Interpros are being held over the weekend of 21st - 23rd September in Three Rock Rovers and we are looking for volunteers to work on the technical table - Schedule will be published once it has been approved, please contact Linda Ingram asap with your available

Under 16/18 Boys Interpros (from Irish HUA)

The Under 16/18 Boys Interpros are being held over the weekend of 14th-16th September in Garryduff and we are looking for volunteers to work on the technical table - Schedule will be published once it has been approved, please contact Linda Ingram asap with your available

22nd July 2018
Umpire Assessor Course - 26th August 2018 - COURSE FULL (from Irish HUA)

IHUA will be running an Umpire Assessors’ Course on Sunday 26th August 2018. The venue will be the NICS Sports Pavilion, Stormont, Belfast and the course will run from 9:30am – 4:30pm. There is a maximum of 12 places available. The cost per person is £25/€28 which will include tea/coffee on arrival, all training materials, tuition and the opportunity to assess two umpires in a live hockey match during the afternoon.

The course is open to anyone who has an interest in assessing umpires at local provincial or national level. If you wish to reserve a place please contact Robert Johnston on our email address (irish.umpires@gmail.com) BEFORE Wednesday 8th August 2018.

15th July 2018
Umpires receive abuse but respect is key part of the game today! (from Irish HUA) ...(with image - click here)

Have a look at the views of our very own Alison Keogh on Umpire Abuse and the need for Respect...

29th June 2018
Season 2018/19 (from Irish HUA)

All EYHL & IHL Div. 2 fixtures (M&W), together with the dates for all other Irish competitions are now on the portal. You will be able to enter your availability for September & October from 1/7/18 so plenty of time to plan ahead!!

17th June 2018
NEW - Grading of International Officials and Fitness of FIH Umpires (from Irish HUA)

Two new documents published by the FIH on 1st June 2018 have been added to the Irish HUA Information Section under 'FIH Information and Guidance'.

The 'Grading of International Officials' shows the new FIH panel structure. Note: the FIH has placed all FIH international umpires into a specific panel - this can be viewed on their website.

The 'Guidelines for Fitness of FIH Umpires' shows the new fitness testing standard required for all umpires for their respective panels. Note: the fitness levels are no longer representative of age!

15th August 2017
National 4 Year Umpiring Plan (from Irish HUA) ...(with link - click here)

The Irish Hockey Umpires Association (IHUA) remains seriously concerned about the shortage of qualified umpires and the general acceptance of this ever deepening problem. IHUA has therefore launched its 4 Year Plan, in conjunction with the Provincial Umpire Associations/Working Groups, for umpiring at both national and provincial level and this framework document provides a number of strategies for addressing the current crisis in respect of the recruitment and retention of umpires at all ages.

We recognise the substantial umpiring problems that continue to exist particularly with our provincial umpiring colleagues week to week. It was therefore vital that any national umpiring strategy had the involvement and support of our provincial colleagues and we welcome their contribution to the final product.

The strategic objectives outlined in our 4 Year Plan basically provide us with an essential foundation for moving forward with hope. However, IHUA and the Umpire Associations ...

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