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 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 Secretary (click here for email address).

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Next Week's Appointments
Level 1 Umpiring Course at Hurstpierpoint College

Sunday 23rd November 2014

Register for this course in the Umpiring section of the England Hockey website. The closing date for entries is 12 November 2014.

This is in 22 days.

Recent News Items
21st October 2014
Level 1 Umpiring Course 23rd November 2014 at Hurstpierpoint College ...(with link - click here)
Sussex HUA are running a Level 1 umpiring course at Hurstpierpoint Clollege on the above date. Please register for this course at the link below. The cost is £50.

In advance of the course all participants must have taken the online Rules Test at

Please bring the ...
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7th October 2014
Radios within Sussex
Radios are currently being distributed to members regularly umpiring in the South Women's League and the men's Regional and London leagues. Finances have only allowed the Association to provide this number of radios at present, however it is the intention to review the position in the new year with ...
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5th October 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
Rules and Interpretations Evening with Kevin Burge
A copy of the information from Kevin's presentation on Rules and Interpretations is now available for download in the Information and Downloads section of the website.
20th June 2014
Personal Area Small Screen System
The Association has implemented the Small Screen System for umpires' personal areas. This enables umpires to access the personal area with one click on a mobile device or tablet. You will be shown appointments for the week and, for your own appointments, contact numbers for the clubs involved and ...
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8th May 2014
Umpires' Expenses
Due to a fault with the system, which has now been resolved, a number of umpires taking appointments in March, April and May 2014 were paid £12 per appointment rather than the correct figure of £6. Manual adjustments have been entered to correct this and the amount overpaid will be deducted from ...
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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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Umpire Jackets ...(with image - click here)
Two styles of waterproof jackets are now available for members taking appointments to purchase.
There is a soft shell style of jacket costing £25 and a Regatta heavier lined and hooded jacket which costs £40. Both jackets are a relatively snug fit so order your usual size if you want that fit or a ...
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Misbehaviour on the Bench
A document issued by SCHA in June 2012 has been put in the Information and Downloads section of the website. It clarifies how to deal with players on the bench, coaches and team managers who are misbehaving.

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