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Latest News

Winter Get Together
1st November 2022

On Wednesday 25th January 2023 at Calmore Cricket club 7pm we are delighted to announce that Hamish Grant who is the ECB Officials Pathway Manager and a RFU National Panel Rugby Referee will be providing a talk on his experiences and any questions you may wish to ask. Free Entry with a stocked bar. Wives/Girlfriends/Partners/Friends welcome.

19th October 2022


39 Years as
an organisation
1700+Matches officiated
in 2023
4ECB National
Panel officials

"Our aim is to provide competent and experienced officials to every level of recreational cricket across the region."
"All whilst maintaining continued support for every member, with appointments and advancement based on a combination of qualifications and regular appraisals of ability, experience and commitment."


Appointed Matches


Joining the South Coast Panel is easy, and new membership applications are always welcome.

For an annual fee of just £15.00 (or £10.00 for scorers), you'll get access to all the benefits the SCP provides, including:

Expenses for all appointed matches
A dedicated mentoring scheme
Regular social events throughout the year

We do ask, however, that any officials who wish to apply for membership meet the following requirements:

Has attended an ECB Stage 2 course
Is registered with the ECB for accreditation


Basics Of Scoring
Date: Ongoing Resource
Location: Online

This first step on the Scorers pathway is a free, entry level, book scoring course for everyone, including beginners and juniors.

Basics Of Umpiring
Date: Ongoing Resource
Location: Online

Research shows that good umpiring enhances a players enjoyment during a match ten-fold. In an aim to facilitate the education of more officials across the county, several courses have been set up in an exciting joint venture.

Self-Learning Modules
Date: Ongoing Resource
Location: Online

One of our members, John Golding, is the Regional Development Officer for the ECB ACO South Central Region and has kindly provided us with access to some of their training materials. These are designed for both umpires and scorers as a self-learning resource. Examples of some of the modules include:


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