Welcome to Hockey Australia’s officiating pages, dedicated to supporting umpires, umpire coaches and technical officials.

Whether you are a parent or teacher simply looking to umpire your child’s matches or you want to make umpiring your hockey career, we hope these pages will assist your development.

Officiating is a great way to develop a better understanding of hockey. Whether you’re a player, coach, parent or teacher, a better understanding of the rules will assist all aspects of your game.


Become an umpire, learn more, read the rules and latest resources.

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Umpire Coaching

Help mentor up-and-coming umpires. Be an umpire coach.

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Australian Championships documents, including the operations manual.

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Appointments and Achievements

The latest appointments of Australian officials to major tournaments.

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Technical Officiating

What is technical officiating? And how to become a technical official.

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Hockey Ed Website

Go directly to Hockey Ed where you can take the online umpiring qualifications.

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Get your Kit – Online Shop

Look the part. Get your hands on a Hockey Australia umpires’ shirt.

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Umpiring Courses

Contact your State Hockey Association to find your nearest umpiring course.

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