Officiating in the North West

Area Officiating Committee - Responsibilities


The responsibilities of the AOC are:

  • To recruit, develop and assess neutrally appointed umpires and umpire support.
  • To appoint officials to EH Area Leagues and EH Competitions.
  • To support the recruitment, and development of Club umpires, working with Cluster Leads and Umpire Club Developers to deliver workshops and members evenings and to facilitate the assessment of umpires.
  • To recruit and educate young umpires, provide opportunities for their development and progress to Adult League and Competitions appointments.
  • To deliver Technical Official education and opportunities for TO development in Clubs and to recommend TO appointments to Leagues and Competitions.
  • Appointments will continue to be made using the OMS now enhanced through its interface with the GMS within the Games Management System.