AFL Canberra umpires train on Wednesday evenings at Phillip Oval during the football season at the following times: 

  • 5pm-6pm: Junior Umpire training (i.e. junior umpires who umpire junior footy)
  • 6pm-7:30pm: Senior Umpire training (i.e. Field, Boundary and Goal Umpires who umpire senior footy)

Preseason training occurs during Feburary and March on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm at Lindwall Oval (Marist College).

Umpires are able to follow a self-training program developed by our strength and conditioning coach, Gav Christie, during the off-season. Please email the Association if you haven't been able to find a copy in the AFL Canberra Umpiring facebook group.