Sussex Hockey Umpires' Association

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Sussex Hockey Umpires' Association

Taking Neutral Appointments

If you are not currently taking neutral appointments from Sussex HUA and you are interested in doing so, please contact the Membership Secretary for more information (click here for email address).

Benefits of Sussex HUA Membership


You will be fully insured to umpire ANY game. Your club can only insure you to umpire their club games.

Rule Changes

All members receive a rule book whenever they are published and guidance on changes in rule interpretations.

Sussex HUA Support

You will have support from Sussex HUA if you have any issues in games (a red card for example) or just questions about umpiring or where to go next. If you want to take appointments we can help but, even if you donít, we will support you.

Sussex HUA Network

You have not only the Sussex HUA website but also the full Sussex HUA network of umpires to provide you with information about any umpiring related issue.

To Join Sussex HUA

Simply contact the Membership Secretary (click here for email address).

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Forthcoming Events

18th Jun 2015

Sussex HUA AGM (19:30) @ Bridge Community Centre, Lucraft Road, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4PN

Sussex HUA AGM

Thursday 18th June 2015

1930 at Bridge Community Centre, Lucraft Road, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4PN

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Recent News Items
28th April 2015
Congratulations to John Moss who umpired his 25th Cup final on Saturday
27th April 2015
An evening has been arranged for THURSDAY 10th SEPTEMBER to discuss the new rules and how we, as an association are going to umpire them
There are a number of significant rule changes which makes this a vital meeting for all members receiving appointments
Please put this date in to your diaries ...
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28th March 2015
Congratulation to John Murphy who is umpiring his 150th game since the website started, today at Bognor Town.
27th March 2015
England Hockey Statement regarding the 2015 Rules of Hockey ...(with link - click here)
In late 2014, FIH announced some changes to the Rules of Hockey. These changes included the incorporation of the FIH Tournament Regulations that relate to a) breaking early at a penalty corner b) the two minute green card and c) the use of the stick above the shoulder. All the changes are outlined ...
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13th March 2015
Umpires Receiving Coaching /Assessments
Could all umpires who are scheduled to receive either a coaching or assessment please contact their coach/assessor prior to the game to confirm details of the fixture.
It will also give the umpire an opportunity to liaise with the watcher over any particular aspects of their umpiring on which they ...
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2nd February 2015
New England Hockey Umpire Development Website ...(with link - click here)
The attached link will take you to the England Hockey Umpire Development Website. This includes the online rules section and online test, and the new Decision Communication e-learning module.
All umpires will benefit from visiting this site, particularly the Decision Communication module, and for ...
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15th January 2015
Fixture cancellations
An enhancement for fixture cancellations has been implemented on the website. If a game does not take place, umpires should mark the game as cancelled using the new button prominently placed in their Personal Area. If the game is cancelled before umpires have travelled, it should be marked as ...
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6th January 2015
Face masks
England Hockey have stated that below National League, the only new rule taking effect immediately is the following regarding face masks.

"There is also a lifting of the ban on certain types of facemasks, in particular those with metal grills,
recognising that the primary objective of wearing a ...
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2nd December 2014
Red Card/MMO Report Form
England Hockey have provided a new form to be completed in the event that a Red Card is issued or a Matchday Misconduct Offence has occurred. This is available for download from the Information and Downloads section of the website.

David Shields must be advised of any red card/MMO issued within ...
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18th March 2014
Sussex Division One Match Record Sheets
Would all umpires umpiring Sussex Division One games please ensure that they are given a Match Record Sheet (MRS) before each game, fully completed with players' names and numbers for both teams. Only players on this sheet are allowed to play in the game and any latecomers not on the MRS should not ...
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