ECB – Young Officials Course (12/08/2021)

26th July 2021

Norfolk Cricket Board are pleased to announce that we will be running a FREE ECB Young Officials Course in August 2021.

The Course will take place on Thursday 12th August at Manor Park, Horsford Cricket Club between 9:30am and 1:30pm and is open to anyone aged between 13 and 18.

The course will be delivered by members of the Norfolk Association of Cricket Officials (NACO) and Norfolk Cricket Board staff.

Deadline for Booking: Monday 9th August 2021

Who’s It for?

Anyone aged between 13 and 18 who would like to learn more about Umpiring and Scoring and is keen to volunteer some of their time.

What Will they Learn?

They will learn the basics of being an umpire, including the major laws, setting up the game, signals, game management and how to score using the Play Cricket Scorer App and Countdown Cricket App.

What Will they be able to do?

With continued support they will be able to score any game using the Play cricket scorer app, from junior cricket through to adult cricket, they will be also able to help umpire younger junior games within the club, help with CCB festivals such as Kwick and schools’ competitions, and develop their umpiring skills to help them progress further with the help of their local ACO.

What Other benefits will they get?

They will receive free training, Free membership of the ACO (including insurance), A free Young Official T-shirt to wear when they are officiating a game, a Free Umpire clicker, and further support from the ACO and CCB going forward.