Being part of the WA Cricket umpiring family provides the opportunity to become involved in Australia’s favourite sport as an official and anyone that has a passion for cricket can become an umpire.

Cricket is Australia’s favourite sport and millions enjoy the opportunity to be involved with this great game and rise through its ranks.

It’s a thoroughly rewarding way to enjoy the game from the best seat in the house and it provides the opportunity to learn new skills and make life long friends in cricket.

Benefits of being an Umpire in WA Premier Cricket include:

  • Being involved in the sport you love
  • Have the best seat in the house to watch cricket
  • Opportunity to progress with your umpiring
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fellowship
  • Attractive match payments
  • Membership of the WA Cricket Umpires Association (WACUA) annual fee applies
  • Discounted membership of the WACA

Getting Started

WA Cricket provide training and development to support you in becoming the best umpire you can be, no matter the competition you umpire in.

Umpire Pre-Season Training 2024

  • Night 1: Wednesday 17th July 2024, 6.30pm – 8.30pm @ The WACA Ground
  • Night 2: Wednesday 24th July 2024, 6.30pm – 8.30pm @ The WACA Ground
  • Night 3: Wednesday 31st July 2024, 6.30pm – 8.30pm @ The WACA Ground
  • Night 4: Wednesday 7th August 2024, 6.30pm – 8.30pm @ The WACA Ground

To register your interest in attending this training, please click HERE

Online Laws of Cricket Exam:

Wednesday 21st August 2024, @ The WACA Ground. Anytime between 4.30pm and 9.30pm. Please allow 1 hour to complete the exam. BYO device.

Annual Umpire Development Seminar:

A full day of umpire fellowship and development
Saturday 31st August 2024, 8.30am – 5pm @ The WACA Ground 
Registration via:
FREE for WA Premier Cricket umpires
$60 for Non-WA Premier Cricket umpires

Umpire Pre-Season Training 2024 download

For further details contact:


Umpire Observers Program

Interested in becoming an Umpire Observer for the 2024/25 season?

WA Cricket Operations Unit are seeking expressions of interest for new observers this upcoming season.

Click the link below for more information and instructions to apply:

Umpire Observers Program EOI


Useful Links

Umpiring Contacts

Name Position E-Mail Contact Number
Luke Douglas WA Cricket Umpire Manager  0417 424 166
John Sherry WA Cricket HP Umpire Coordinator  0405 897 815
James Hewitt WA Cricket Umpire Coach and Talent Specialist 0411 056 598
Alex Lascu Learning and Capabilities Specialist: For Community Cricket Umpiring 0458 755 950
Andrew Hayes WA Cricket Area Manager – Country: for Umpiring in regional WA 0411 056 573
Shane Boyle President: Western Australian Cricket Umpires Association 0421 972 150