Umpire

Umpiring

If you have a passion for the game, a cool head, love to keep fit and enjoy being up close to the action, you might find a very fulfilling recreational or professional experience as an umpire.

  • Become an Umpire

    Take the first step towards becoming a field, boundary or goal umpire and get yourself enrolled into one of our free Basic Umpiring Courses.

    The 2020 Basic Umpires Courses have been postponed, in line with all SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision on future courses will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • Umpiring Pathway

    Umpiring offers terrific opportunities for both males and females to get involved in the game and become the AFL’s next Curtis Deboy or Eleni Glouftsis.

    All SANFL Umpiring courses have been postponed, in line with all SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision on future courses will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • Umpiring SANFL Juniors

    SANFL Juniors, which starts with a modified rules game for under 7s and goes up to under 16.5s, is one of the largest metropolitan junior footy competitions in the nation and where most umpires in South Australia make their mark.

    The 2020 SANFL Juniors competition has been postponed, in line with all SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision on future competitions will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • LAWS OF THE GAME

    Rule changes to be introduced from 2019 in the SANFL Statewide Super League, in line with the majority of the AFL’s adjustments to playing conditions: