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Forthcoming Events

6th Dec 2016

A G M (19:30) @ Purley Walcountians HC

After the meeting there will be 1. a presentation on game management 2. a Q&A session where you can pose your umpiring questions

10th Dec 2016

Monthly 'Get Together' (16:00) @ Old Cranleighan's

Our Xmas get-together before the mid-season break. David Knapp will present the Roger Loveland Trophy. See news item (dated 23/11/16) for detail.

12th Jan 2017

Selection & Coaching Committee Meeting (19:30) @ TBA

16th Jan 2017

Council Meeting (19:30) @ TBA

28th Jan 2017

Level 1 assessments (11:00) @ TBA

Looking to complete your level 1 qualification? Contact if you wish to be assessed on this date.

13th Apr 2017

Selection & Coaching Committee Meeting (19:30) @ TBA

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If you are not currently taking neutral appointments from Surrey HUA and you are interested in doing so, please contact the Membership Secretary for more information(click here for email address).

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You will be fully insured to umpire ANY game. Your club can only insure you to umpire their club games.

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All members receive a rule book whenever they are published and guidance on changes in rule interpretations.

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You will have support from Surrey HUA if you have any issues in games (a red card for example) or just questions about umpiring or where to go next. If you want to take appointments we can help but, even if you donít, we will support you.

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AMENDMENT SHUA 2015/16 AGM: The re-arranged date for the AGM is 6th December 2016. The meeting will be held at Purley Walcountians HC starting at 7:30pm. After the formal part of the evening there will be a presentation on game management and a Q&A session with level 2 and 3 umpires on the panel.

Unfortunately, the replacement for your radio headset the Jabra headset is currently NOT available on Amazon. We have managed to find an alternative that has been tested by some NPUA Umpires and others, SHUA is currently carrying a stock of these headsets. To order, or discuss further, then please contact Dave J Thompson who is currently holding the stock on behalf of SHUA.

Recent Milestones
12th November 2016Mark Bennett200th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
29th October 2016Jane Hallett200th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
Gary Stent100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
17th September 2016Peter Hodgson^200th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
Andy Parker^200th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
15th September 2016Ian Hay600th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
5th March 2016Robin Kollewyn100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
Recent News Items
23rd November 2016
Monthly meeting
Our final get-together before the Xmas break will be at Old Cranleighans HC on 10th December. David Knapp from the home club will be available to present the the Roger Loveland Award and the announcement of this year's recipient will be made at our AGM on 6th December. For those who do not know ...
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22nd November 2016
Rules of Outdoor Hockey 2017 ...(with link - click here)
Only at International Level will the new rules of hockey be amended from 1st January 2017.
No changes to the rules will apply in any game at which SHUA has made the appointment of umpires until 1st August 2017.
Members will be keen to discover what the minor ...
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20th November 2016
New member
We are very pleased to welcome Johnathan Fitzgerald to our ranks. Johnathan has been graded at CM1.
18th November 2016
Availability, Recruitment and Appointments
A message from Council following meetings last week.
At a time when we are dangerously short of umpires, due largely to the number we have with SCHUA and NPUA, one or two late cry-offs in recent weeks have caused severe disruption to the published appointments. Of course, there are always valid ...
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11th November 2016
SHUA AGM 6th December 2016 - Post meeting presentation and Q&A
After the SHUA AGM on Tuesday 6th December 2016 at 19.30 at PWHC there will be a presentation on game management applicable to all levels of umpire as well as a Q&A session where you will be able to ask your umpiring questions of a Level 2 and Level 3 umpire panel. We hope that you will see these ...
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Clubs developing their own umpires ...(with link - click here)
All clubs have challenges growing and developing their pool of uumpires but here is a success story that is worth taking on board!

Sonning HC - clubs growing their own umpires - they are well on their way to meeting their target of recruiting 100 club umpires!
Use this link for more information ...
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Level 1 umpire courses in Surrey
There are a number of 1 day Level 1 umpire practical training courses being run in Surrey over the next few months e.g. Sunday 11th December at Surrey Sports Park, Thursday 22nd December at Spencer HC, Saturday 7th January in Godalming. If you are interested in signing up for any of these courses ...
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10th November 2016
Selection Meeting
At this evenings Selection and Coaching Committee meeting the following umpires have received a promotion
Paul Bentley to CM2
David Cruden to CM2
Federico Orlandini to RM3
Well done to the "promotees" and please keep up the good work as you strive for the next level.
30th October 2016
Congratulations to Andy Warr who has joined us and is graded at CM3.
23rd October 2016
Over the period to the end of January there appear to be some very busy midweeks that mix indoor and outdoor appointment opportunities. All our Appointments Secretaries (Indoor, Midweek and Schools) would appreciate any extra assistance you may be able to give with your availability during ...
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