Umpire Education

Online Community Umpire Courses

The Online Community Courses is open to FHBC Members for $25. It will consist of a series of lessons and practice questions designed to prepare you for the final quiz. You will need a grade of 75% or higher in order to pass the course. Registrants will have until February 28th, 2019 to complete the course, at which time the current session will expire. Participants who fail to complete the course by the deadline will need to re-register in the following session.

This course is available to those interested in taking the first steps towards fulfilling the earliest of rated umpire requirements, umpires that desire a refresher, and umpires with expired certifications.  Candidates should be at least 13 years old. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kurt at the Field Hockey BC office at 604-737-3146 or eventsandofficials@fieldhockeybc.com.

To register for the online course click HERE!

Provincial Umpire Courses

Provincial Courses are $60 for FHBC members and $85 for non-members. Courses are two sessions of 3 hours, including theory and exam. Participants are required to attend both sessions to be eligible to write the exam. Candidates must be a minimum of 13 years by the end of the calendar year to register.

VANCOUVER – November 2018

Dates: November 12 & 19 (last day to register: Wednesday November 7th)
Time: Two sessions from 6:30pm – 9:30pm on Monday November 12th & Monday November 19th, 2018
Venue:  FHBC Office – #202-210 West Broadway, Vancouver
Course Conductor: Tyler Klenk

This session is closed.

Regional Umpire Courses

Regional Courses are $80 for FHBC members. Courses are open to umpires who have a CURRENT Provincial Umpire rating, and are interested in the first steps towards fulfilling the Regional certification requirements. Regional Courses are two sessions of 3 hours, and participants are required to attend both sessions to be eligible to write the exam. Contact the Field Hockey BC office at 604-737-3046, or email eventsandofficials@fieldhockeybc.com with any questions.

VANCOUVER – October 2018

Dates: October 15 & 17 (last day to register: Wednesday October 10th)
Time: Two sessions from 6:30pm – 9:30pm on Monday October 15th & Wednesday October 17th, 2018
Venue:  FHBC Office – #202-210 West Broadway, Vancouver
Course Conductor: Megan Robertson

This session is closed.

Umpire Assessors Courses

Umpire Assessor courses are $55 for FHBC Members. Courses consist of a 2-hour in class theory portion, followed by a 2 hour practical on-field portion.

This course type is only open to umpires with a MINIMUM PROVINCIAL RATING and 4+ YEARS OF ACTIVE UMPIRING. Candidates should be interested in fulfilling the requirements to mentor and assess umpires completing the FHC umpire pathway. Should you have any questions please contact FHBC at 604-737-3146 or eventsandofficials@fieldhockeybc.com.

VANCOUVER – October 2018

Dates: October 27th (last day to register: Monday October 22nd)
Time: 9am-11am at the FHBC Office and 12pm-130pm at Location TBD
Venue:  FHBC Office – #202-210 West Broadway, Vancouver
Course Conductor: Alan Waterman

This session is closed.