Courses – Beginner Umpire Course 13th February 2018

Beginner Umpires’ Course

The next BNA Beginner Umpires’ Course will be held on the following dates and times:

  • Week 1 – Tuesday 13th February 5.00 to 6.00 pm.
  • Week 2 – Tuesday 20th February 5.00 to 6.00 pm.
  • Week 3 – Tuesday 27th February – Theory – 5.00 to 6.00 pm.
  • 2 weeks of practical sessions and mentoring conducted by BNA will be held when the 2018 Winter Day Season commences March 17, 2018.
  • Cost:   $100.00 (includes AANA Rule Book and whistle)
  • Age:   Candidates MUST be least 13 years of age at commencement of course – born 2004 or earlier.
  • Registration form and payment to be received no later than Friday 7th February

Registration forms must be signed by both the applicant and their Club’s Umpires’ Convenor.  Clubs will need to verify that they have the capacity and willingness to effectively mentor the applicant on standard netball games (not modified rules games) after completion of the 2 weeks of practical sessions provided by BNA. 

One pathway to become an accredited BNA umpire is to complete and pass this course which will enhance both theory and practical applications.  An accreditation certificate will be awarded to umpires who complete the full course.

For insurance purposes all umpires must be accredited BNA Umpires and will have needed to register with a Club for 2018 as either a player or a non-player.

Further Requirements: The online theory exam must be completed via MyNetball after 27th February but prior to Friday 10th March 2018 and a copy of the results certificate emailed to BNA Umpires’ Convenor at  The BNA Umpires’ Convenor will then liaise with Club Convenors regarding results and future development of participants.

BNA Beginner Course Registration Form

Payment to be made via Direct Deposit only:

Bank: CBA

BSB: 064-122

Acct: 00903927

Reference: <Umpire Name>

Please attach proof of direct deposit payment to registration form before submitting

Registration forms can be handed it at the Games Desk during fixtures, posted to PO Box 247, Chermside South, 4032 or emailed to

New Netball Rules to apply from January 1 2018

To access a copy of the Rules of Netball overview and supporting resources, visit the Netball Australia website or follow the link below.  Here you can watch Rules of Netball videos, download the amendments to Rules of Netball and much more