North West Umpires & Scorers Association 


Umpiring Courses 

Umpiring courses for this year have been moved to an online format & can be completed in the comfort of your own home.  

Details of the Course can be found below: 


Stage 1 Umpiring:  

This course is designed to give you an overview of the basic Laws of the game and how to apply them and introduce the principles of field craft and match management. It will give you the tools to enable you to umpire matches at the basic recreational level where there are no independent umpires appointed.


Course Dates 

2024 Courses Advertised Soon 



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Stage 2 Umpiring: 

(Stage 1 is a pre-requisite to enrol on this course)

This course is designed to give you further knowledge and skills sufficient to enable you to become a member of a league panel and is available to anyone who has attended the Stage One. It will complement that course by looking beyond the basic laws, build on field craft and match management techniques and introduce the concept of working, as a team, with a colleague.



Course Date

2024 Courses Advertised Soon 



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Note: ECB ACO membership & Access NI/Garda Vetting is essential for active NWCU Panel umpires which has an annual fee of £32. 


Fees & Registration:

Stage 1: £20

Stage 1&2: £40