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Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
2020 AGM

Thursday 10th September 2020

This is the new date for the 2020 AGM and the venue will be advised in due course

This is in 28 days.

Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Recent News Items
11th Aug
Friendly Fixtures

Understandably pre-season friendly fixtures have started to come in. I have just posted those that are in already and will add more as they appear. Please keep your eyes on these and enter your availability accordingly. I hope that our senior umpires will spot games which will definitely require ...
click for full details

Rules interpretation and the AGM

The result of poll on the rules interpretation was a resounding vote in favour of allowing the possibility of a "virtual" AGM. The votes were Yes - 129, No - 3, Abstention - 0 and No votes cast - 26.
Thank you to all who considered this matter.
The AGM will proceed on 10th September and Council ...
click for full details

Return to Hockey ...(with link - click here)

England Hockey has announced that both the DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) and the government have given approval to EH’s Sport Specific Risk Assessment, which allows a return to 11-a-side hockey without social distancing.
There are some specifics that should be ...
click for full details

... More
23rd Jun
Message from England Hockey about way ahead with resumption of Hockey

Hi All

Hope you are all staying well? As communicated last week, England Hockey are continually reviewing our stance to “Return to Play” in England along government advice. As there was an announcement last night, please see below our latest update:

“Latest Government ...
click for full details

19th Mar
EH AGM and the proposed resolution

Tuesday 17th March was expected to be the long awaited EH AGM when the resolution to re-organise hockey in England was due for consideration. You were given some information on this at last year’s SHUA AGM as well as an update bulletin before Christmas. There is full documentation on the EH ...
click for full details

Covid-19 - the coronavirus

The coronavirus is with us and you will be aware, no doubt, that England Hockey has recommended that all league hockey is suspended forthwith. There are no messages coming from the leagues at present that suggest any immediate reversal of the decision to postpone games and so we can anticipate no ...
click for full details

25th Sep

(2019)
Recruitment ...(with link - click here)

We are always very keen to accept new members onto our rosters. You may either be a club umpire with ambition or a player who wishes to learn more about umpiring. Whatever your background we would like to hear from you so that we can discuss an umpire pathway for you. You may begin by seeking to ...
click for full details

... More
1st Apr

(2017)
Head (and other serious) injuries ...(with link - click here)

Council would like to remind all umpires about the correct procedures with regard to head (and other serious) injuries.
In the event of a head (or another serious) injury, the game MUST be stopped immediately so that the player may receive appropriate treatment.
When and where possible and ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.

Forthcoming Events
3rd September 20203rd Sep 2020
3rd Sep 202014:00Selection & Coaching Committee
@ TBA
10th September 202010th Sep 2020
10th Sep 202019:30AGM
@ TBA
New date for the AGM
21st September 202021st Sep 2020
21st Sep 202019:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Forthcoming Events
3rd September 20203rd Sep 2020
3rd Sep 202014:00Selection & Coaching Committee
@ TBA
10th September 202010th Sep 2020
10th Sep 202019:30AGM
@ TBA
New date for the AGM
21st September 202021st Sep 2020
21st Sep 202019:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
2020 AGM

Thursday 10th September 2020

This is the new date for the 2020 AGM and the venue will be advised in due course

This is in 28 days.

Recent News Items
11th Aug
Friendly Fixtures

Understandably pre-season friendly fixtures have started to come in. I have just posted those that are in already and will add more as they appear. Please keep your eyes on these and enter your availability accordingly. I hope that our senior umpires will spot games which will definitely require ...
click for full details

Rules interpretation and the AGM

The result of poll on the rules interpretation was a resounding vote in favour of allowing the possibility of a "virtual" AGM. The votes were Yes - 129, No - 3, Abstention - 0 and No votes cast - 26.
Thank you to all who considered this matter.
The AGM will proceed on 10th September and Council ...
click for full details

Return to Hockey ...(with link - click here)

England Hockey has announced that both the DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) and the government have given approval to EH’s Sport Specific Risk Assessment, which allows a return to 11-a-side hockey without social distancing.
There are some specifics that should be ...
click for full details

... More
23rd Jun
Message from England Hockey about way ahead with resumption of Hockey

Hi All

Hope you are all staying well? As communicated last week, England Hockey are continually reviewing our stance to “Return to Play” in England along government advice. As there was an announcement last night, please see below our latest update:

“Latest Government ...
click for full details

19th Mar
EH AGM and the proposed resolution

Tuesday 17th March was expected to be the long awaited EH AGM when the resolution to re-organise hockey in England was due for consideration. You were given some information on this at last year’s SHUA AGM as well as an update bulletin before Christmas. There is full documentation on the EH ...
click for full details

Covid-19 - the coronavirus

The coronavirus is with us and you will be aware, no doubt, that England Hockey has recommended that all league hockey is suspended forthwith. There are no messages coming from the leagues at present that suggest any immediate reversal of the decision to postpone games and so we can anticipate no ...
click for full details

25th Sep

(2019)
Recruitment ...(with link - click here)

We are always very keen to accept new members onto our rosters. You may either be a club umpire with ambition or a player who wishes to learn more about umpiring. Whatever your background we would like to hear from you so that we can discuss an umpire pathway for you. You may begin by seeking to ...
click for full details

... More
1st Apr

(2017)
Head (and other serious) injuries ...(with link - click here)

Council would like to remind all umpires about the correct procedures with regard to head (and other serious) injuries.
In the event of a head (or another serious) injury, the game MUST be stopped immediately so that the player may receive appropriate treatment.
When and where possible and ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.