Auckland Umpires have the opportunity to improve their skills and experiences by benefitting from exchanges throughout New Zealand and abroad to (Melbourne) Victoria CA, Australia.  The ACUSA selection panel will review applicants and undertake a screening process against the selection criteria to appoint each successful candidate.  If you would like to be considered then please submit an expression of interest in writing, indicating which exchange programme, to the Umpire Administrator.

The selection panel for the season will be make announcements.

To apply:  Please email with your expression of interest to undertake the exchange.  Please include in the subject header the exchange programme.  In your application include your name; your umpiring experience; why you believe you are ready for this season’s exchange and how this experience will develop you as an umpire.


Exchange Date:  12-19 January

Submission Date:  20th of November

Criteria:  ACUSA Premier Accreditation Level 3 or 4; Candidates should not have previously been on a Victoria CUA exchange.

Successful Recipients:

1991  Brent Bowden

1992  John Crocker

1993  Malcolm Glenny

1994  Paul Calcott

1995  Bruce Cates

1996  Barry Frost

1997  Glen Holdem

1998  David Lowe

1999  Kevin Manley

2000  Garth Stirrat

2001  Wayne Knights

2002  Phil Jones

2003  Neil Croft

2004  Martyn Barriball

2005  Peter Spall

2006  Peter Gasston

2007  No exchange

2008  Hiran Perera

2009  Raoul Allen

2010  Tony Gillies

2011  Mike Drinkall

2012  Chris Brown

2013  Jayath Batuwangala

2014 Glynn Hammond

2015 Di Venter

2016 – Adrian West

2017 – Alan Stanley

2018 – Vinit Mahna

Central Districts

Date:    February (CD Club Final Tournament)

Venue:  Palmerston North

Submission date:  6th of December

Criteria:  ACUSA Premier Accreditation; current Level 3 or 4 NZC Qualification, Candidates should not have previously been on a Central Districts exchange. Apply in writing to Umpires Administrator.

Successful recipient:  2018 – James Fuller


Date:  TBC – Webster exchange

Submission date:  Feb 10th. In writing to Umpires Administrator

Criteria:  ACUSA Level 2 or 3 Accreditation; Any non-NZC panel umpire.

Northern Districts

Date:  Open for informal arrangements any time  – see Umpires Administrator

Submission date:  Any time

Criteria:  ACUSA Accreditation; informal exchanges any time frame. Own expenses.

Successful participant:  2018 : Greg Patel (to Counties)