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CLFHA Indoor Umpiring Certification and Recertification Clinics

Posted by Astros Field Hockey Club on Nov 01 2016 at 06:14PM PDT in 2017

TO REGISTER:

To register, email the following information to CLFHA Administrator (clfhahockey@gmail.com)
• Name
• Email
• Contact Phone #
• Indoor Team

INDOOR RECERTIFICATION CLINICCANCELLED

Indoor umpires whose certification is expiring should register for a PART 1

INDOOR CERTIFICATION CLINIC (Part 1 and 2)

PART 1: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks)
PART 2: Thursday, January 26, 2017 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks)
WHERE: 4303 – 11 St. SE
HOW MUCH: $50 (Payable to CLFHA)
Umpire Shirt: $40 (Payable to CLFHA)
Course Conductor: Keely Dunn

WHAT’S INVOLVED:

1. Classroom
• Rules & interpretations
• Knowledge of the game
• What makes a good umpire?
• Video footage
• Become a more effective umpire
• Q & A

2. Written Exam:
• Exam is sent by email (open book) and examinees have 7 days to return it however they see fit
• Course Conductors will send as .DOC. which they will mark(up) them and send back

3. Field Assessment
• You will be scheduled or can request opportunities to shadow experienced umpires
• Then you will umpire with an experienced umpire or umpire-coach shadowing you
• Then you work with the League Coordinator and an Assessor to schedule a field assessment
• You get paid retroactive to the beginning of the season for games where you umpired (i.e. blow the whistle)

“Why Umpire”
• It’s rewarding, challenging and fun / helps you understand more about hockey
• You give back to the sport / become certified and get paid

The Astros Club will reimburse our umpires for the cost of the clinic once you complete your certification