Bowls Australia

Applications open for Umpires Course in January

by Aaron Delaporte

Presentation & Assessments for


(Markers; Measurers & Umpires)


Applications are invited for NEW OFFICIALS to attend a Presentation & Assessment Course:

Attendance is required at each relevant session as outlined ~ each session is expected to take ~ 4 hrs.

Date Venue Time
Session 1 – Marking   Wednesday 6th January Manning evening  5:30 pm
Session 2 – Measuring  Monday 11th January Manning Evening  5:30 pm
Session 3 – Umpiring    Monday 18th January Manning Evening  5:30 pm


Session 1 ~    Marker; The first session will consist on-green & some inside work

Session 2 ~    New Measurers; 2nd session will comprise on-green instrument measuring and Laws pertaining to measuring.

Session 3 ~    Sessions 1 & 2 are prerequisite for those new applicants progressing to National Umpire accreditation

Applications must be received at Bowls WA ~ with fees,

Application Forms

New Officials Accreditation Application

Code of Ethics & Behaviour Form

Deadline for Applications: December 22 2020


Late entries will not be accepted

All New Marker, Measurer and National Umpire applicants will be sent the new “Officiating Manual for Markers, Measurers & Umpires”, as well as preliminary documentation outlining the learning outcomes expected for the level applied for.

All applicants will be required to provide their own ‘Laws of the Sport Of Bowls, Crystal Mark Edition, v 3.1 April 2019‘ (A number of the Law books will be available at the Sessions @ $9.00)

The current Officiating Course is based upon active participation and continuing assessment, so all aspirants must attend all relevant Sessions to be accredited.  Anyone aspiring only to Marking, Measuring or re-accrediting as Measurer may attend all sessions as observers if they wish.  New Umpires MUST attend & accredit at ALL 3 sessions. It is advisable that, prior to attending, everyone should peruse the relevant chapters in the Manual which they must bring to any session/s.