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


Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Sussex HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from the Sussex HUA network of umpires and the website.

Active umpires receive regular coaching and assessment.


Advice on the England Hockey Umpire Pathway --- Level 1 is only one step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Having taken the Club Umpire (Level 1) course, all umpires receive subscription free membership to the end of the season in which they took the course. Additionally under 18 umpires receive subscription free membership until their eighteenth birthday.

To Join Sussex HUA

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

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Recent News Items
16th March 2018
Congratulations to Steve Minter
All at Sussex HUA wish to offer their congratulations to Steve Minter who is due to umpire his 100th game on Saturday 24th March.
Well done Steve
24th February 2018
Congratulations to Nigel Cannon and Robin Lush
All at Sussex HUA offer their congratulations to Nigel Cannon on his 150th appointment on 3rd March and to Robin Lush who umpires his 100th game on 4th March.
Well done to you both
15th February 2018
Dissent towards an umpire
It is important that umpires understand that 2 yellow cards to the same player for duplicate minor offences (the second resulting in a red card') cannot be given for dissent towards an umpire. If a yellow card has already been shown to a player for this, any repeat by the same player must result in ...
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26th January 2018
If you have to drop out of a game to which you have been appointed then please SPEAK to the Appointments Secretary.

BY ALL MEANS SEND A TEXT OR EMAIL BUT PLEASE FOLLOW THIS UP WITH A PHONE CALL. This is really important as sometimes text or email messages don’t get through or are ...
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14th November 2017
Paul Shackman 300 games
On 18 March 2017 Paul umpired his 300th game for the Association since the website was implemented. Congratulations from everyone at Sussex HUA, although a little late!!
6th October 2017
Pre Season Presentation by Jane Binner ...(with link - click here)
The presentation by Jane Binner on September 21st 2017 has now been uploaded to the website. It can be found in the Information and Downloads section or by following the link in this news item.
30th May 2017
Head injuries and other serious injuries ...(with link - click here)
We would like to remind all umpires about the correct procedures with regard to head (and other serious) injuries.
In the event of a head (or another serious) injury, the game MUST be stopped immediately so that the player may receive appropriate treatment.
When and where possible and ...
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