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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Awards and Training Evening

Thursday 21st September 2017

Crawley Hockey Club, Three Bridges Cricket Club, Three Bridges Road, Crawley, RH10 1JR

This is in 29 days.

The club will be open from 1900 with the evening starting promptly at 1930

Recent News Items
17th September 2017
Level 1 Umpiring Course ...(with link - click here)
There is a Level 1 Umpiring Course at Hazelwick School, Crawley on Sunday 17 September 2017. To register please visit the England Hockey website or follow the link below
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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30th March 2017
Red card question
Do umpires have to award a Red Card when the player has committed two separate, but duplicate, minor offences, where a yellow card was awarded for the first offence?
Yes. This is in accordance with FIH Rules of Hockey (see Section 14 in the Playing the game– Personal penalties and Section ...
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FIH Rules of Hockey App (for Android and iOS phones)
You'll be delighted to know that FIH has now produced an app for Android and iOS smart phones. Please go to Google Play or the App Store on your smart phone to get to the app. FIH has commented “This tool is yet another important component of our 10-year hockey Revolution strategy aimed at making ...
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22nd November 2016
2017 Rules of Hockey
England Hockey have confirmed that the 2017 rules of hockey will be applied to all hockey in England with effect from 1 August 2017.
25th September 2016
Radios requiring repair ...(with link - click here)
The process if an umpire's radio develops a fault is as follows

Go to (see link below) and follow the instructions. There may be an amount of £25 payable by the umpire, but if the issue is found to be a fault with the radio, this will be refunded.

There ...
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