ICC/ECB ACO certified Level 1 Umpire Training – Understanding the Laws

Course Content and Objectives
You will learn the laws of cricket; techniques to manage pressure and make good decisions during the game; and to supervise and umpire a cricket match.

Click here to find more information and resources about the ECB Association of Cricket Officials.

On successfully passing the exam at the end of this course, you will join the team of BCF Cricket Officials. You will be authorized to officiate BCF cricket matches..

You will receive one year welcome/complimentary membership of the European Cricket Board – Association of Cricket Officials; with number of on-line purchase benefits.

Trainer: Keith Healey (Certified ICC Umpire trainer)

Date: 26 February 2016 to 28 February 2016
26 February – Friday 1830H – 2030H
27 February – Saturday :0915H – 1730H
28 February – Sunday 0915H – 1700H

Ramada Plaza Antwerp
Desguinlei 94
2018 Antwerp

Target group:

Teachers, parents, players, umpires; who

  • wishes to start umpiring in cricket matches and/or
  • have not umpired for a long time and/or
  • require/would like to update their knowledge on Cricket Laws

Attendance: There is no limitation to number of seats per club.

Cost: Free to all members of the BCF clubs and individual registrations. Lunch, Coffee, water and tea will be provided by BCF.

Material Requirements: All course material will be provided by BCF.

Registration requirements:
BCF have reserved course material for 20 participants, but more can be accommodated. There are no limitation and we welcome as many participants as possible.

There are special measures taken to keep quality education experience and appropriate participation. There would be considerable cost for this training program to BCF. Please make the best use of it.

Registered members of BCF Club are free. Their nomination should be supported by the club’s management, hence is considered as done by the club. Each no-show will be fined by 100 Euro per participant to the club. A participant will be considered as no-show if the participant does not appear for exam.

Candidates not originating from clubs (Individual registrations) must make a telephonic contact with BCF manager to provide their motivation to attend this course. If approved, for participation they must submit a non-refundable deposit of 100 Euros before the start of course by bank transfer. These details will be provided to the approved candidates

Registration details (all details are mandatory) required are participant name, address, email, date of birth and phone number and Name of the club (if applicable).
Please send your registrations to BCF Manager via email at .

Registrations will be done on first come first serve basis. Please do consider to nominate your candidates as soon as possible.

Click here to register online

Please send in your registrations latest by 15/02/2016.

Please contact BCF manager if you have any queries.

BCF wishes success to all participants.

Natarajan Krishnan
General Manager
The Belgian Cricket Federation VZW/asbl

Phone: +32 471 807 432