Become a Community Football Umpire

With over twenty Leagues in operation around the state,  including Men’s, Women’s & Juniors there are opportunities for everyone to begin their umpiring journey no matter their skill, fitness level or experience. Click on the name of the league you are interested in umpiring with below for more information or to submit your interest.


South Australian Community Umpiring Groups:


Adelaide Footy League 

Adelaide Plains Football League

Barossa Light & Gawler Football Association

Eastern Eyre Football League

Far North Football League

Great Flinders Football League

Great Southern Football League

Hills Football League

Kangaroo Island Football League 

Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League 

Mid South Eastern Football League

Murray Valley Football Netball League

North Eastern Football League

Northern Areas Football Association

Port Lincoln Football League

River Murray Football League

Riverland Football League

Southern Football League

Spencer Gulf Football League 

Limestone Coast Football League  (South East Football Umpires League)

Western Eyre Football League 

Whyalla Football League 

Yorke Peninsula Football League 


The first step to becoming a Community League Umpire is to complete an Expression of Interest form. Once you have input your details, a SANFL umpiring staff member will connect you with your local umpiring group coordinator to give you all the information you need to begin.

If have any questions regarding getting involved in Community Umpiring, please email Umpire Recruitment, Development & Retention Lead, [email protected]




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