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UMPIRING & SCORING (ACO)

Umpiring

Occasional Umpire

Are you required to umpire for 5 or 10 overs at the weekend? Are you confident in the white coat? If not this resource is for you…

The ‘Occasional Umpire’ contains the umpiring basics ranging from the key Laws to basic field craft. Use this resource as you wish, view it once or return frequently to refresh your knowledge. This resource is free for you to improve the game day experience for yourselves, your teammates and your opposition!

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ECB ACO Stage 1 Umpiring Course

This course is designed to give you an overview of the basic Laws of the game and how to apply them and introduce the principles of field craft and match management. It will give you the tools to enable you to umpire matches at the basic recreational level where there are no independent umpires appointed.

Upcoming courses:

Horsham Sports Club 17th November 2019 9:30am to 4:30pm BOOK HERE

Arundel Castle Cricket Club 26th January 2020 9:30am to 4:30pm BOOK HERE

Crowhurst Park Manor 17th February 2020 - 9th March 2020 19:30pm to 21:20pm BOOK HERE

Sussex CCC The 1st Central County Ground 15th March 2020 9:30am to 5pm BOOK HERE

 

ECB ACO Stage 2 Umpiring Course

This course is designed to give you further knowledge and skills sufficient to enable you to become a member of a league panel and is available to anyone who has attended the Stage One. It will complement that course by looking beyond the basic laws, build on field craft and match management techniques and introduce the concept of working, as a team, with a colleague.

Upcoming courses:


Horsham Sports Club 8th December 2019 9:30am to 4:30pm BOOK HERE

Arundel Castle Cricket Club 23rd February 2020 9:30am to 4:30pm BOOK HERE

Crowhurst Park Manor 16th March 202 to 20th April 2020 19:30pm to 21:20pm BOOK HERE

Sussex CCC The 1st Central County Ground 29th March 2020 9:30am to 5pm BOOK HERE

 

ECB ACO Stage 3 Umpiring Course

This course is designed for experienced umpires who aspire to stand at the highest level of league cricket and is available to anyone who has attended the Stage One and Two courses or equivalent. As well as the interpretation and application of Law it also covers the management of the match, the field and the players on it. Man management and other practical aspects are also covered. The course will be suitable for those umpires who, although not aspiring to Premier league cricket, still want to develop their skills to be the best umpire they can be.

Upcoming courses:

TBC

 

 

Scoring

Introductory Course

The aim of this course is to provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to record a cricket match. It won’t teach you everything you need to know, but it will give you the tools and confidence to get started.

Upcoming courses:

TBC

 

Basic Scoring (Online Course)

This free entry level course is designed to provide you with all the skills needed to start scoring You don’t need any prior knowledge of scoring to participate.

The course covers the basics of scoring a game of cricket such as scoring symbols, umpire signals, dismissals and gives a helpful overview of the Laws of the game

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Club Scorer

How to record a cricket match.

The course for anyone wanting scoring on a regular basis and is the only one to comprehensively teach you how to score. This course is suitable for complete beginners and existing scorers who want to fine tune their skills.

Upcoming courses:

TBC

Sussex Association of Cricket Officials (SACO)

The aim of the SACO is to support, train and retain members encouraging them to continue umpiring and scoring within the game.

President: Martin Bodenham - martinbodenham2@gmail.com

Chairman: Alasdair Shaikh - alasdair.shaikh@me.com

Vice-Chair: Roger Garland - roger@machone.co.uk

Secretary: Matt French - cricketumpirefrench@hotmail.co.uk 

Education: Ian Morris - i.morris@rocketmail.com

Performance: Terry Burstow - terryburstow@ntlworld.com

Appointments; Ian Farrell - ass.secretary@brightonleague.co.uk

Scoring: Nigel Smith - npr.smith@virgin.net