Umpiring and Technical officials

Welcome to Cairns Hockey umpiring and officiating pages, dedicated to supporting umpires, umpire coaches and technical officials.

Whether you are a parent or teacher simply looking to umpire your child’s matches or you want to make umpiring your hockey career, we hope these pages will assist your development.

Cairns Hockey will be engaging clubs and members to recruit people into officiating while creating a stronger mentor and training support program for both senior and junior programs in 2023

Officiating is a great way to develop a better understanding of hockey. Whether you’re a player, coach, parent or teacher, a better understanding of the rules will assist in all aspects of your game.

Create a local pathway for officiating and umpires starting from introductory programs all the way to elite pathway opportunities through.

  • developing and supporting mentor programs for junior and senior umpires
  • aligning with state and national programs
  • providing accreditation opportunities
  • providing pathways to regional and state competitions

Become a Cairns Hockey Official today!

If you are interested in umpiring in 2023,


Next Umpires Clinic


CHA – Reef training rooms (entrance via Tennis/Pool carpark)