Umpires Hub

Resources for current and aspiring Umpires

About the Umpires Hub


This is the central resource hub for current and aspiring umpires in New Zealand. Here you will find a number of interactive resources and reference documents to use and enjoy. The Umpires Hub is proudly brought to you by the Bowls New Zealand Umpires Committee.

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Quizzes

The sport demands excellence from its officials and we're always on the lookout for people keen to learn the Laws. We have developed a few general knowledge quizzes to help you on your journey of learning the Laws and being able to respond to different situations that arise in a game. These quizzes are self-marking, have no time constraints and can be taken over and over again to help you gain the knowledge required to talk about the Laws with confidence.
Quiz #1
Test your general knowledge with this
self-marking quiz
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Quiz #2
Test your general knowledge with this
self-marking quiz
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Quiz #3
Test your general knowledge with this
self-marking quiz
Quiz #3
BECOME AN UMPIRE

Being an Umpire is highly rewarding and challenging at the same time. We offer courses which will get you started on your umpiring journey through to supporting you to become an umpire on the international stage. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
Level 1
Full Umpire
Measurer Umpire
Law Umpire
Click to learn more about Level 1
Level 3
International
Technical Official (ITO)
Click to learn more about Level 3
Resources for umpires and bowlers

The resources in this section will help umpires and players alike to have access to the Laws of the Sport, Domestic Regulations, Officiating Manual and other information to help build their awareness and knowledge.

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE LAWS?

We've put together some key facts for you.
See how well you know them!

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    Umpires Committee


    BNZUC Terms of Reference

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    Michael Johnson
    Chairman
    Wellington
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    Pauline Seaton
    Central Otago
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    Steve Sargent
    Kapiti Coast
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    Margaret Eames
    Nelson
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    Sue Way
    Technology & Training Advisor Wellington
    National Umpire Examiners

    Appointed to assist with umpire examinations

    Sue Rossiter
    Wendy Suttie
    Joan Wilson
    Ann Wright
    Apply to
    become an Umpire
    Email us
    Umpire Awards
    May 2024
    List of recipients
    Access here
    Laws of the Sport
    Crystal Mark 4th Edition
    Access here