UMPIRE’S ACCREDITATION
Categories of Classification:
There shall be four categories of accreditation:
        A Grade    -    Highest National Accreditation Level.
        B Grade    -    National Accreditation Level.
        C Grade    -    Minimum National Accreditation Level.
        D Grade    -    Players Accreditation Level.

EXAMINERS.
Appointed by AEBF from the ranks of “A” or senior “B” grade (9) Umpires who have qualified in Eight ball, on recommendation by the NRUC. Examiners are appointed on a “needs only” basis and function under direction of the SRUC

It is further recommended that:-
a) Information package be given to prospective candidates or graded umpires.
b) Each SRUC Director shall supply to the NRUC Director a list of existing Umpires, giving such details as name, background experience, who may be placed on a priority list for “B” grade testing.
c) We the NRUC recommend, on successful completion of examination the SRUC Director will forward to the NRUC Director appropriate list of achievers and their status (grading).

A Umpire’s ID card shall be issued by the AEBF.
Such Certificate, signed by the NRUC Director and emailed to the SRUC Director/Examiner.
d) The NRUC Director shall keep a register of all graded umpires throughout Australia. (excel)
e) The SRUC Director shall keep a register of all their own state Umpires. (excel)

STANDARDS:
a) Head Adjudication Panel at a National Championships, must have a minimum of “B” grade status.
b) Umpires at National Championships, must have a minimum of “C” grade status.
(i) if enough “C” grade are not available, “D” grade may be used in conjunction with a higher grade
c) International events. Minimum “B” grade is preferable, but “C” grade can be used in conjunction with a higher grade.
d) For State events, level shall be left to the SRUC.