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

Cricket is Australia’s favourite sport and millions enjoy the opportunity to play 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 accreditation, 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 2023

Date Location Details
Wednesday 19th July 2023
6.30pm – 8.30pm (Night 1)
Trinity College, Senior Lecture Theatre Umpire training for ALL umpires.
Essential for new umpires.
Click HERE to register your interest in this umpire training.
Wednesday 26th July 2023
6.30pm – 8.30pm (Night 2)
Trinity College, Senior Lecture Theatre
Wednesday 2nd August 2023
6.30pm – 8.30pm (Night 3)
WACA Ground
Saturday 5th August 2023
10.15am – 11.30am
Breckler Park, Mt Lawley New Umpire Basics Pre match duties, starting a match, basic signalling
Sunday 6th August 2023
11.15am – 11.30am
Burrendah Reserve, Willetton New Umpire Basics Pre match duties, starting a match, basic signalling
Saturday 19th August 2023
8.30am – 4.30pm
WACA Ground Umpire Training Seminar Day 1 Two days of umpiring training, development and mentoring. 
$60 for non WACUA members. 

Click HERE to register interest for the WA Cricket Umpire Training Seminar
Sunday 20th August 2023
8.30am – 1pm
Leeming Striker Indoor Sport Centre / Southern Cricket
Farrington Road, Leeming 
Umpire Training Seminar Day 2

For further details contact:

Training Calendar

Full Training Calendar for July – December 2023 [PDF]

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
Tom Atkinson WA Cricket Community Cricket Support Services Manager: for Community Cricket Umpiring (Perth Metro) 0419 938 669
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