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UMPIRE ACCREDITATION PROCESS
Does not require a practical exam to be undertaken – it is awarded when a 50% theory pass mark has been attained in either the Basic or Australian paper and the person has been umpiring 12 months or more at their local Association and has an understanding of the basic umpire mechanics and conduct.
Requires umpires to pass a practical assessment at State Championships, a theory pass and attendance at a Basic Clinic for Level 2 and Intermediate Clinic for Levels 3 and 4 within the last two years and be recommended by a Senior Umpire Level 4+.
Requires umpires to pass a practical examination at National Championships and attain a theory pass of 80% in the Australian Paper and attended an Advanced Clinic. Level 5 examinations are conducted at Junior Nationals and Level 6 examinations at Senior Nationals.
International accreditations are awarded after gaining ISF Certification. Level 7 is awarded after attending one ISF World Event. Level 8 is awarded after attending two ISF World events including an Open age World Championships.
For more information on Umpiring, follow the below link to Softball Australia's website.
Alternatively, follow the below link to SNSW Umpires Association website.