Oxfordshire Hockey Umpires Association


Items shown in magenta are from Oxfordshire HUA and Berkshire HUA Joint Appointments.

Items shown in grey are from the other linked association (Berkshire Hockey Umpires Association), but may be of interest.

8th OctGDST U15 Tournament

I'm looking for 6 willing umpires from 8.30-4pm on Thursday 8th November 2018

Oxford High School host a tournament of approximately 20 schools based across Tilsley Park and Banbury Road North. Games run at Tilsley Park from 9-1pm and BRN 9-4pm. 3 umpires would be required at Tilsley and 3 at BRN across these times, plus one to travel from TP to BRN for the afternoon. If you can help, even for just a half day please amend your availability.

7th OctL2 Success for Simon Milford

Congratulations to Simon Milford who passed his L2 assessment with SCHUA over the weekend after umpiring Trojans L2s -v- Marlow L1s in South Premier Division 2 - well done!

2nd OctFiling a Disrepute Form with EH - *** NEW

If you need to file a Disrepute form , you should now send it to
Jenny Agnew, Head of Governance, England Hockey


The full Disrepute Regulations can be found at the link above

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21st SepL'Ump Month

L'Ump Month takes place in October, encouraging hockey umpires to wear pink and donate match expenses to Breast Cancer Care in support of #TheBigPink campaign.

Donations can be made through uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LUmpMonth.

If you are on Twitter please follow @LUmpMonth and share pictures of umpires in pink.

Thank you for your support.

21st SepWycombe Hockey Club - new home ground

Please read the linked document which describes access to Wycombe HC's new home ground at Wycombe High school.

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20th SepWhat to do if you can't make an appointment that you have been given

Just a gentle reminder that, if you can't make an appointment for any reason, then by all means tell your colleague and the team captains, but please also tell the appointers who will need to find a replacement. Either or both of Simon Milford (simonmilford@hotmail.com) and Huw Richards (H-A-Richards@hotmail.com).

14th SepEH Dispute Regulations September 2018

Please be aware that there is a new document describing the EH Dispute Regulations - available under the Information and Downloads section of the Berkshire HUA website (see link).

All members need to be aware of the existence of the Dispute Regulations - so please go and review them.

If you have any questions - please contact me on bhuahongensec@gmail.com.

Simon Milford

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The first BUCS hockey fixtures of the season start on Wed 10th Oct, and OHUA support both Oxford Uni and Oxford Brookes with the umpiring of their home fixtures. Games are on Wednesday afternoon/early evening during term time and are generally played at Brookes or Iffley Road. The standards vary so there is a suitable game for everyone. If you're interested in umpiring then please indicate as such on your personal availability page, and if you can do two games so much the better. Expenses are paid for these games, and if you have any questions please contact me.
James Bartrip

22nd AugOHUA Web system changes - update

Members should have received an e-mail last week regarding changes to the OHUA system as a consequence of the GDPR legislation introduced earlier this year. We would ask that you log in to your personal area of the website at the earliest opportunity and complete the necessary confirmations. It doesn't take long and the system will step you through the process.
Part of the upgrade to the system has changed the way that your personal area looks and it will now be easier to use on a mobile device or tablet.
Finally the issue previously affecting the availability function shown in your personal area has been resolved. If you haven't been able to do so already please update your availability ahead of the start of the new season.
Mark Cumming

5th Nov (2017)Joining Berkshire HUA

Any umpire wishing to join BHUA should email the Membership Secretary on graeme.whc@gmail.com with the following details:

Name, Contact email address, Contact number, EH Number and status e.g. Level 1 unassessed, Date of Birth and Club Association (if any).

There is an annual membership fee of £10 (Free for U18s) and payment details will be provided via return email.

6th Mar (2017)County Disciplinary Officer - Oxfordshire HA

For attention of all umpires:
If a Red Card or MMO is issued to an offender who plays for (or coaches) an Oxfordshire club, the Red Card / MMO form should be sent to the Oxfordshire HA County Disciplinary Officer (CDO).

The CDO contact email address is shown on the Information page (click on link)

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19th Aug (2016)Umpire Kit

For all Berks or Oxon umpires looking for umpiring kit please be aware that Tempest Sports are able to provide clothing featuring the Berks or Oxon badge.

If interested please use this link http://www.tempestshop.com/umpires.html to access the Tempest website to view the kit on offer.

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