Date:   9 May 2014 to 11 May 2014

Trainer: Ken Amos  (Certified ICC Umpire trainer)

Training Agenda:

9th May – Friday late afternoon/evening, Start as early as possible 6:00PM – 3-4hrs to finish.

10th May – Saturday Start 9-00am – Finish around 17-30hrs

11th May – Sunday   Start 9-30am – Finish around 17-00hrs including exam


Ramada Plaza Antwerp
Desguinlei 94
Antwerp, BE 2018

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.
Course Content and Objectives You will learn the laws of cricket; techniques to manage pressure and make good decisions during the game; and  to manage and umpire a cricket match.
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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 manage  as an official on a BCF official match.
You will recieve one year welcome/complimentary membership of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – Association of Cricket Officials; with number of online puchase benefits.
Each BCF club must provide cricket officials to umpire four League matches and four T20 matches since year 2013, otherwise the club is subject to a fine of 100 euro per game. BCF EC intend to apply this condition w.e.f. 2015 on all BCF clubs whenever this objective is not met in 2015.   Hence, We recommend each club to nominate at least two participants from their club this year.
Please do consider to nominate your candidates as soon as possible.

Registration requirements:

BCF have reserved course material for 16 participants, but there is no limitation, we welcome as many participants as possible.
There are special measure taken to keep quality education experience and appropriate participation. There would be considerable cost for this trainging programme to BCF. Please make best use of it.

Registered members of BCF Club (e.g. in CricHQ) 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 100euro per person to the club.

Candidates not originating from clubs (Individual registrations) must make telephonic contact with BCF Chairman/Office to provide their motivation to attend this course. They must submit a refundable caution money of 100euro before 27th April 2014 by bank transfer. Chairman will finally accept these candidates.

In case of too many (unmanageable) registrations, registered members from  a BCF club will have preference over individual registrations and another schedule will be drawn for the remaining candidates.