SCA, CCUA Continue To Enjoy Cordial Relations!

THE Scarborough Cricket Association (SCA)
and the Canada Cricket Umpires Association
(CCUA) have over the years enjoyed cordial
relations and this trend is set to continue when
the 2023 season commences in early May.
As part of its ongoing efforts too, CCUA, which is
affiliated to the West Indies Cricket Umpires Association
(WICUA), will commence its annual seminars, which
cater to aspiring umpires and those who are seeking
to upgrade their skills on March 12. The seminars will
be followed by examinations in Levels One, Two and
Three and the CCUA is urging interested individuals to
It should also be noted that the two sides have mutually
agreed in an increase in umpires fees and these are
expected to be ratified by members at the SCA Annual
General Meeting, set for January 29, 2023.
Among the aims and objectives of the CCUA are
i) To
promote and advance the status, role, authority and
influence of cricket umpires and scorers individually and
collectively throughout Canada at all levels.

ii) To promote high standards of umpiring and scoring nationally at all levels of the
game through the promotion of formal training courses, qualifying examinations,
assessment and development programmes and any other means approved by the
Executive Committee;
(iii) To promote the high standards of umpire and scorer training, nationally at all levels
of the game through the provision of Instructor Induction Courses and advanced
Instructor and Examiner training, development and assessment programmes;
(iv) To advise, act on behalf of and generally support the interests of the Association’s
members in matters of match appointments, contract negotiations, insurance claims,
legal disputes, disciplinary and arbitration proceedings directly related to their cricket
activities provided that the Association is not brought into disrepute thereby;
(v) To develop, build upon and maintain close collaborative, working relationships with
cricket governing bodies and other Umpire and Scorer Associations in Canada and
(vi) To encourage and assist in the formation of constituent branches and affiliated
associations in Canada for the improvement of the game and the application of the
Laws to further these aims and objectives.
Among the affiliated bodies are Scarborough Cricket Umpires Association, Masters
Cricket Umpires Association, Ottawa Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association,
Waterloo Cricket Umpires Association, Valley Green Cricket Umpires Association
and Montreal Cricket Umpires Association.
Apart from Canada, other members of the WICUA are Barbados, Canada, Bermuda,
Cayman Islands, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, United States
and Windward Island

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