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Welcome to the South Young Umpiring section of the website.

All of the information on this part of the site can be reached from the menu items at the top of each page.

Recent News Items ...

17th October 2017
Parking at Oxford University

A parking permit is now required at Iffley Road, as the University have restricted who is/isn't allowed to park there. It has recently been agreed that the team captain will arrange for the umpires to have a permit, by providing names to Reception, who will then issue the permits on request. This ...
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16th October 2017
Thieves about in Oxford.

Oxford University & Oxford Hawks have both reported that thefts have occurred in the vicinity of their home pitches. Please be extra careful and watchful.

New member

Congratulations to Stuart McConachie from Sussex HUA who recently passed his assessment and has been accepted for membership.

3rd October 2017
Twitter

We are seeking to raise the profile of the association and umpiring in general. Our twitter account is @SCHUAhockey and is managed by Steve Godwin.There are regular posts on umpiring related matters and interaction with umpires, other HUA's, players and clubs. Please have a look, sign up and join ...
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New members

Congratulations and a warm welcome to Ryan Croxon, Glyn Jones, Elysee Laporte and Phil Pitt who have all recently passed their assessments and have been accepted for membership.

Welcome back

A warm welcome back to our Women's outdoor panel to Steve Curnock, Martyn Shuttler, Liz Spencer and James Thompson. This is a welcome boost to our numbers.

Congratulations

Neil Smith has made a prompt return to NPUA having recently passed his assessment. We still hope to see Neil umpiring for us from time to time.

24th September 2017
Green Card Monitors - SCWHL

Just a reminder that SCWHL clubs are no longer required to provide green card monitors for league matches (this information was included in my end of season report, sent to all members prior to the AGM).
Regards
Bridget

21st September 2017
New suggested mileage functionality in expense feedback form

Our technology partner, Tex Solutions, has rolled out an excellent new tool to save members time and effort when completing their mileage expense claims for SCHUA appointments! Here's what's new...
When you enter your expense claim after an appointment, the SCHUA web system will suggest the return ...
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22nd January 2017
Procedure for cancelled fixtures

Ideally, the home club will have called you before you set off from home: in this case, please go straight to your Personal Area, confirm the match as cancelled AND enter a zero expense claim. The sooner you do this, the less hassle for Allan & me - thanks!
If you do not get the call before ...
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South Young Umpiring Appointment Policy

England Hockey have specific recommendations regarding young umpires officiating senior hockey matches, as follows ...

"It cannot be emphasised enough that England Hockey recommends that U18 umpires,
other than those approved by the NYUAG and RYUAGs, do not umpire adult matches
unless supervised by appropriately qualified and checked coaches/mentors.
Welfare precautions should ensure the deployment of young umpires to games
appropriate to their stage of development."

Southern Counties Hockey Umpires' Association, and specifically the South RYUAG, support this policy fully.
Any appointments of young umpires to senior or junior matches will only be made
after careful consideration of the abilities, welfare and development needs of any young umpires concerned.

The Young Umpiring Information Page shows all the other information about the Regional Action Group and all the information and documents needed for young umpires in the area.
It also shows the information and documents needed for adults working with young umpires in the area.

This page includes information on the following ...

The Single System

SRYUAG Plan

RYUAG Job Descriptions

Guidance for Coaches and Mentors

Interactive System by...
Tex Solutions
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