Please renew your 2020 USAFLUA Membership dues

United States Australian Rules Football Umpires! The USAFL Umpires Association (USAFLUA) is looking forward to another great year of Footy in 2020. As was discussed at the USAFLUA Annual General Meeting, we had great success collecting our USAFLUA dues at the beginning of the year, so that we have an early idea about ... More

Four AFL Umpires Return to 2019 Nationals/USAFLUA Umpires Clinics

Four AFL Umpires Return to 2019 Nationals Submitted by Brian Barrish on September 13, 2019 - 3:20pm Link to story over at USAFL.com The USAFL Umpires Association will once again be hosting a pre-Nationals umpiring clinic from 1-5pm on Friday, October 11th at the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch in Sarasot... More

International Cup 2020 Scholarship Umpires Announced

  January 13, 2020 The USAFL Umpire Association is pleased to announce the International Cup 2020 Scholarship Umpires: Ryan Minmier and Shawn Farber. They will be going to the Suncoast in Queensland, Australia to represent the USAFL and the USAFLUA in IC2020 from July 25 through the grand finals on August 8. Ryan ... More

Member Profile – Laurie Rupe

  First Name: Laurie   Last Name: Rupe   Nickname: Boom Boom   Home City, Country: Minneapolis, USA   Home Club: Minnesota Freeze   USAFLUA Membership: Current       Accreditations:    Field: Level 2   Goal: Level 1   Coach: In training   First year umpiring: 2015 as a goal umpire, ... More

USAFLUA Umpire wins Johns Hopkins University President’s Frontier Award

Congratulations are in order for Emily Riehl, as the recipient of the prestigious President's Frontier Award from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), in Baltimore, MD.   Emily is an associate professor in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at JHU. In the World of Footy, we know Emily as a player, coach, and ... More

International Umpiring Opportunities in 2020

Happy New Year!   Every year, we have international umpire opportunities in Europe, South America and Australia so if you are traveling, this is a great way to meet new people and learn about Aussie Rules across the globe. Our first 2020 international umpire opportunity will be April 4th, 2020 at AFL Europe... More

Member Profile – Jonathan Mills

  Name: Jonathan Mills Nick name: Millsy   President USAFL Umpires Association 2013 – present USAFL International Cup 2011 Scholar Field Umpire Level II Goal Umpire Level II Umpire Coach Level I High School & College Soccer Referee   First Year Umpiring Footy: 2001 ... More

USAFL Introduces New Concussion Protocol

http://usafl.com/news/20191002/usafl-introduces-new-concussion-protocol Submitted by Brian Barrish on October 2, 2019 - 5:37pm Could you identify symptoms of a concussion? How long does a concussion last? When should a player return to ... More

Member Profile – Brian Dunkin

Dunk played league and amateur football in Tasmania. He represented the state in amateur football, water polo, and surf life-saving before taking up umpiring in Western Australia where he umpired 221 games with WAFL, WA Amateurs, and Claremont Junior football league. By September 2019, Dunk umpired 504 games with AFL ... More

2019 USAFL Nationals Divisions Announced

Submitted by Brian Barrish on September 26, 2019 - 10:26pm The USAFL is proud to announce the seedings for the six divisions to be contested at the 2019 USAFL National Championships in Sarasota, Florida to be held October 12-13 at ... More