Become an Official

You will need to have the following to be able to start your umpiring career.
Create a Netball Victoria Account

(Make sure you sign up through ‘South Geelong Netball Association’)

If you already have a MyNetball account, please start step 2.

Purchase '2020 Official Rules Of Netball'

The INF Rules of Netball book explains the regulations and standards of behavior expected in the game. The Rules are based on the Core values of equal opportunity, fair play and respect for an opponent’s skill and safety.

The Rules are written for International play and are in effect from January 1st 2020 onwards. Variations in some rules may be made locally for players of different levels or to meet other conditions.

The INF Rules of Netball book is currently available for pre-ordering and will be shipped to you once in stock (end of Jan – early Feb).

The Rules remain at all times the property of the International Netball Federation.

Please click on link for prices and postage fees

Rules of Netball Theory Exam
About the Foundation Umpire Course

The Rules of Netball Theory Examination tests the basic rules of the game.

It is an online examination that is accessible all year. A certificate is generated for all candidates who achieve a pass (70% or above). The most recent examination mark is the current result and Pass marks are valid for 4 years.

It is highly recommended that prior to commencing this exam you read a copy of the Rules of Netball (2020).

Foundation Umpire Course
About the Foundation Umpire Course

The Foundation Umpire Course is one of the pre-requisites for obtaining a National C Badge and participating in the Elite Umpire Course.

Coaches and players are also encouraged to complete the course to further support their understanding of the game.

Successful completion of the course provides you with one of the required pre-requisites for a National C Badge.

Email our Netball Umpire Coordinator
What you will need to email us with!

Now that you have completed the Theory Exam and Foundation Umpire Course.

Send your email through to our Netball Umpire Coordinator.

Make sure you attach both your Theory Exam and Foundation Umpire Course completion certificates to this email!

Please let us know which days best suit you so we can get a head start on organizing some games for you!