Officials; Umpires & Scorers

Officials, Umpires and Scorers play an essential role in supporting the playing of cricket throughout England & Wales. The Wales Association of Cricket Officials (WACO) is the over-arching responsible body for Umpires and Scorers in Wales. Through its network of branches, WACO works closely with leagues to train, appoint and support umpires and scorers. 

For more information on WACO please visit here and to stay up to date on new course announcements, including Stage 3 and Scorers here 

Cricket Wales also ran a number of successful Young Cricket Officials (YCO) courses in 2021. Look out for course dates for 2022

Hear from Wales' own international umpire Anna Harris on the YCO opportunity here

‘Basics of Umpiring’ - Free online course

You may often find yourself asked by the skipper to umpire for 5 or 10 overs in a game; Are you confident in doing this?   Designed to help you during your occasional umpiring, the  ECBACO ‘Basics of Umpiring’ resource contains the umpiring basics ranging from the key Laws to basic field craft.  Use this resource as you wish, view it once or return frequently throughout the season to refresh your knowledge You can find it online here





ECBACO Stage One Umpiring course

This course is online - It's FREE and you can do it in your own time Register to get access here

ECBACO Stage Two Umpiring course (1-day course)
£30 incl Membership of the ACO 

3rd April 2022 at Aberdare CC - book here

Stage Three Umpiring Course (2-day course)

20th & 27th March 2022 at Aberdare CC - book here







For more information on the ECB Association of Cricket Officials please visit here


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