Thanks Ump round

Alex & Jai

Green Tape – We are encouraging all umpires, players and coaches to wear green tape on their right arm and/or around their boots to promote awareness of the great work umpires do for the good of the game. You can buy green tape from your local hardware or electrical supplies store

Thanks Ump! - Before each match players on 31 May – 2 June – all coaches, players and umpires to line up in front of the club house/facilities for the coin toss. After toss, umpires to shake hands with players and coaches.

Instagram your Ump – we now have a hashtag for uploading images around ‘Thanks Ump’ to instagram. Just type #thanksump when you upload your images to Instagram.

Promote Why Umpiring Is Everybody’s Business – all leagues are encouraged to run umpire related stories and use Umpiring is Everybody’s Business imagery in football records, media and websites for the weekend. If you have an umpire related story please send it through to Molly Kenwood- 

Ump Photo Competition – AFLQ are running an AFL Umpire Photo Competition. Get your club to send in a photograph capturing your Umpire in action. The best photo will win a fantastic prize. Please email through to AFLQ Media Manager, Lisa McKoy –


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