FHAC Indoor Umpire Certification Clinic

Posted by Astros Field Hockey Club on Oct 28 2016 at 03:07PM PDT in 2017

The Scoop

WHEN: Monday, January 9, 2017 (Part 1) and Wednesday, January 11, 2017 … 7pm – 10pm (with breaks)
WHERE: Banff Trail Basement Hall (2115 – 20 Ave. NW)
HOW MUCH: $25 (Payable to CLFHA)
Umpire Shirt: $40 (Payable to CLFHA)

Course Conductors: Tony Stewart, Wendy Stewart

To Register

To register, email the following information Tony Stewart ( and cc CLFHA Administrator (

  • Name
  • Email
  • Contact Phone #
  • Indoor Team


1. Classroom:

  • Rules & interpretations
  • Knowledge of the game
  • What makes a good umpire
  • Video footage
  • Become a more effective umpire
  • Q & A

2. Written Exam:

  • Exam is sent by email (open book) and examinees have 7 days to return it however they see fit
  • Course Conductors will send as .DOC. which they will mark(up) them and send back

3. Field Assessment:

  1. You will be scheduled or can request opportunities to shadow experienced umpires
  2. Then you will umpire with an experienced umpire or umpire-coach shadowing you
  3. Then you work with the League Coordinator and an Assessor to schedule a field assessment
  4. You get paid retroactive to the beginning of the season for games where you umpired (i.e. blow the whistle)

“Why Umpire”

  • It’s rewarding, challenging and fun / helps you understand more about hockey
  • You give back to the sport / become certified and get paid