General Officiating

The Australian Lacrosse Association is pleased to announce the following two-year term (from 2018, late) Officiating Leadership appointments to the Men's and Women's National Technical Committees.

Men's National Technical Committee (MNTC)

  • ALA Referee in Chief                Dennis Mulroney
  • SA Chief Referee                      David Campbell
  • Victorian Chief Referee            John Sedgeway
  • WA Chief Referee                     Ian McRae

Women's National Technical Committee (WNTC)

  • SA Deputy Umpire in Charge               Natalie Owens
  • Victorian Deputy Umpire in Charge    Leanne MacGibbon
  • WA Deputy Umpire in Charge              (casual vacancy) 

the ALA would like to thank everyone named above for their previous contributions and their commitment over the next two years to the management, development and leadership of lacrosse officiating in Australia.

The current members of the ALA Officiating National Technical Committees are:

  • Martin Kiploks ALA Umpire in Charge (WNTC)
  • Tammy Varga SA Umpire in Charge (WNTC)
  • Kristine Palmer Vic Umpire in Charge (WNTC)

and,

  • Michael Bendall SA Deputy Chief Referee (MNTC)
  • Graham Sharpe Vic Deputy Chief Referee (MNTC)
  • Peter Mulcahy WA Deputy Chief Referee (MNTC)

OFFICIATING ACCREDITATION TESTS

To access the test your are interested in you will need to click on the link under the accreditation level. You will be taken to a new webpage. To access the test please create an acocunt or sign in with your login details.

Click here to see the Women's Accreditation Test information.

Click here to see the Men's Accreditation Test information.

Men’s Field Lacrosse Officials Accreditation Tests

To maintain their eligibility, all referees and assessors must undergo an annual assessment to maintain their accreditation level.  One of the essential requirements is a minimum pass mark in the applicable National Accreditation Examination.

The 2020 Men’s Field Lacrosse examinations are now available on the links below:

(Note: The ALA has adopted the rule changes approved by the FIL, as highlighted in the 2019-2020 Rule Book available at https://filacrosse.com/rules/.  Please check with your local Chief Referee for any State competition variations to these rules.)

Level 1 - 2 (available 1 Feb to 10 Oct)

Required to be eligible for domestic competitions and national competitions at age events. 

https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=qx65e57ae700f1be

 

Level 3 - 4 (available 1 Feb to 31 May)

Required to be eligible for National Championships and international events

https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=hdp5c8c728839cc0

Women's Lacrosse Umpire Exams

 The ALA Women's Rules exam is required to be passed annually.

2020 ALA Women's Level 1 Club Umpire Exam

https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=hrc5e69e4b960bd7 

Club Umpire (Level 1) accreditation requires:

practical on-field assessment of at least 100 minutes game time, 

and achieving a passing grade in this exam of 60%.

 

2020 ALA Women's Level 2 State Umpire Exam

https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=anm5e69fb68092ae

State Umpire (Level 2) accreditation requires 

at least one year's experience as a Club Umpire (Level 1), 

practical on-field assessment of at least 100 minutes game time, 

and achieving a passing grade in this exam of 80%.

 

2020 ALA Women's Level 3 National Umpire Exam

https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=t4y5e5c8b847ea9c

National Umpire (Level 3) accreditation requires

at least one year's experience as a State Umpire (Level 2)

practical on-field assessment of at least 100 minutes game time at the ALA Under 18 Championship, and achieving a passing grade in this exam of 90%.

 

The Practical On-field Assessment for accreditation Level 2, and above lasts for 4 years.