Beginner Umpire Course

Beginner Umpires’ Course

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.

The next BNA Beginner Umpire Course will be held in the BNA Clubhouse on the following dates and times:

  • Week 1 – Wednesday 25th July 5:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • Week 2 – Wednesday 1st August 5:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • Week 3 – Wednesday 8th August 5:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • 2 weeks of practical sessions and mentoring conducted by BNA will be held when the 2018 Summer Night Season commences October 9/10, 2018.
  • Cost:   $110.00 (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 20th July, 2018

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. 

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 – Online Theory Examination

The online theory exam must be completed via MyNetball after 8th August but prior to Tuesday 2nd October 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.

Umpires Beginners Course Registration Form – Summer 2018

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