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.

  • 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.

  • Umpiring SANFL Juniors

    SANFL Juniors, which starts with a modified rules game for under 7s and goes up to under 17.5s, is one of the largest metropolitan junior footy competitions in the nation and where most umpires in South Australia make their mark.


    Rule changes to be introduced from 2022 in the SANFL Hostplus League.

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