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Become An Umpire With The EDFL

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WOULD you like to be part of the action and umpire Aussie Rules Footy?

You can get fit, make new friends, learn new skills and earn some serious cash by becoming a field, boundary or goal umpire with the EDFL*.

If you don’t want to take our word for it, check out the video below to hear directly from current EDFL Umpires.

We will provide expert coaching from experienced coaches who will guide you through the first few steps and then support you as you progress.

If you think you may be interested in becoming an umpire, we will be running free preseason clinics at Windy Hill on January 21 & 22 in 2019.

Come along, try out, see if you like it, bring a friend or make new friends on the day!

To find out more information, contact Umpiring & Development Manager Rowan Sawers on 0434 689 690 (

If you want to join the EDFL Umpiring team, all you need to do is click here to register your interest.

*Umpires must be 12 years or older to officiate games in the EDFL

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