To umpire in any official match Umpires must be registered with both the GFUL and AFL Victoria.
GFUL Membership is renewable each year on application and must be approved by the Board of Management.
GFUL MEMBERSHIP NOMINATION
A Membership Nomination Form must be completed either on line or manually and handed to the General Manager each year for approval by the Board of Management, prior to any umpiring appointment, official or otherwise. Approved Membership is a pre-requisite for any Work Cover compensation claim for injuries sustained whilst performing official umpiring duties. When approved by the Board, a GFUL Membership Card will be issued to the member and the appropriate Membership Fee deducted from Match Payments.
By completing and signing a Membership Nomination Form, an umpire agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Association, Policies and all decisions of the Board.
Membership Fees for 2017 are: $100 per Adult Member, $50 per Junior Member under the age of 18 years and $40 for Social Members.
Membership Fees are deducted automatically from members Match Payments.
MEMBERSHIP DATA BASE
The GFUL maintain a data base which records the personal details of each registered member.
CHANGE OF PERSONAL DETAILS
All members MUST advise the Geelong Umpires General Manager of any changes to their personal details as soon as they occur.