Become an AFL Ontario Umpire

Have you thought about umpiring but haven’t a clue on how to start? Well don’t despair, it’s easy! And there are plenty of people around willing to give you a helping hand!

If you love footy, you’ll love being an umpire. Not only do you get the best view of the action, you also get paid for the privilege. It helps keep you fit, you get to be part of a team and you can learn leadership skills that you can take with you when you walk off the ground. 

How can I become an umpire?

  • Contact the Director of Umpiring at to talk about creating an opportunity for you to begin umpiring footy in Ontario.

Umpiring groups provide a friendly and safe environment to increase your fitness and meet new people. So come on, email the league and give umpiring a go!

Seeking inspiration?  View the 5 minute clip below to give you an insight into a Day in the Life of an AFL umpire.

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