It’s Your Call! Welcome to It’s Your Call – the ECB ACO programme of umpire training courses. Taking a course will provide you with a rewarding opportunity to engage with the sport through learning the skills of umpiring and acquiring an understanding of The Laws of Cricket. Umpiring is a great way to contribute to the health of the game and it guarantees “the best seat in the house” for all cricket lovers. SACO extends a very warm welcome to those starting their journeys to becoming officials in the game. We trust you will enjoy the programme and that...Read More
Surrey Association of Cricket Officials (SACO) has launched the first courses of the 2019 training programme following a successful first year’s training under the new suite of ECB courses. ECB’s new programme of umpire training sees four levels of training (Stage 1-4) aimed at providing people with a lower entry point into formal training. The new courses are shorter, cheaper and spend more time on the skills required to be a competent umpire rather than the Laws of the game which can be studied via a new online course MCC are offering. Stage 1 courses are just £30 and...Read More
Building on 2017’s launch of the Play-Cricket Scorer app, ECB has developed Play-Cricket Scorer Pro – a FREE laptop scoring software for Windows and Apple Mac (via parallels desktop). ECB and ECB ACO are touring the country over the coming weeks, showcasing its functionality to all. These events are free and open to all; to book your place and see more details, click here. The season is rapidly approaching and the weekly plea to the number 11 batsman to take over the scoring reins is just around the corner!! Why not make the captain’s job easier and get to...Read More
New umpire training courses are being rolled out later this month across Surrey. A significant review of the training programme has resulted in shorter, cheaper and more interactive courses with the Stage 1 course costing just £30 and lasting around 7.5-8 hours in all. Over the coming months, we have courses taking place at the Kia Oval, Ashtead Cricket Club, Sutton Cricket Club, Whitgift School and Godalming Cricket Club and all of the details and booking information can be found here: http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/news/umpire-education-courses-launched-21287/ These new courses are a great starting point for anyone who is keen to learn the art...Read More
Nothing from 15 September 2019 to 21 September 2019.