Umpires and scorers are essential parts of every cricket game, and a great way to become involved. Umpiring ensures all cricket matches are fair, orderly and enjoyable for everyone. Umpires enjoy the challenge of cricket - plus the satisfaction of helping others enjoy their game.
We are always looking for Umpires and Scorers to join our ever-growing summer workforce!
Our Community Umpires receive two (2) tickets to Cricket matches throughout the summer! Register below to ensure you receive your tickets, as well as other information relating to Umpiring & Scoring in New Zealand.
Register as an Umpire or Scorer
If you are a new Umpire or Scorer hoping to register for the upcoming season, click here!
Below are some resources that will help you get involved, or improve your skill as an Umpire or Scorer! Click below for contact details, resources, and more useful information.
2023-24 Aspiring Female Umpire intake announced
Thursday 03 August 2023, 09:00 am
New Zealand Cricket is excited to announce ten (10) successful candidates in the 2023-24 intake of the Aspiring Female Umpire Programme (AFUP), including six returning from last season.
Gaffaney set for 50-Test milestone at Lord’s
Wednesday 28 June 2023, 12:00 pm
Former Otago cricketer turned international umpire Chris Gaffaney will stand in his 50th men’s cricket Test in London on Wednesday night NZT, when the second Ashes Test gets underway
Dunedin Umpire brings up 1000 games
Thursday 23 February 2023, 08:00 am
Dunedin Club Cricket Umpire, John Henderson, is well known to many throughout Otago - having umpired club, age-group and district cricket over the past 38 years
Super Smash opportunities for Aspiring Female Umpires
Friday 27 January 2023, 11:45 am
During the 2022-23 Dream11 Super Smash, members of the Aspiring Female Umpire programme were appointed to shadow the official TV Umpire - allowing insight and development for the up-and-coming umpires