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Officials - #HantsACO

Officials - #HantsACO

Hampshire Association of Cricket Officials (#HantsACO)

The association's aim is to recruit and retain umpires and scorers by providing a structured training programme.  Its purpose is to improve standards of officials and encourage progression between grading levels to ensure there is a minimum number of umpires and scorers to support recreational cricket in the county.

All members of the ECB Association of Cricket Officials (ECB ACO) who have chosen Hampshire as their county, are automatically enrolled as #HantsACO members.

Courses for Umpires and Scorers

Stage 1 courses in 2019/20 come with a year's free ECB ACO membership (usual cost £30)!  You will also receive a £20 discount code for Stage 2 courses.  Membership is optional and subject to meeting application criteria.

#HantsACO’s Education Officer Jon Leckie (details below) coordinates Hampshire courses which will appear on this page when available.  Subject to demand further courses may run, please contact Jon for further information and check out the #HantsACO facebook page for event details.

#HantsACO Committee

Chair - Jeff Levick
Secretary – Graham Burgess

Education Officer - Jon Leckie
Treasurer - Tony Leadbetter

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ECB ACO Courses

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Basic Scoring (online course)

Free book scoring course for beginners

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Occasional Umpire

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Free online scoring for new and regular scorers

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Useful Links

Ground Weather and Light guidance for leagues clubs captains and players

 ECB Rules and Regulations - Non-First Class Cricket