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Home Page22nd August 2019
The 2019 NPUA Conference (7th to 8th September)
The conference is in 16 days (at Warwick University - Scarman)
Bookings are now officially closed but if you want to attend, contact Richard Kirk.

Recent News Items ...

19th August 2019
Fitness Tests
Thanks to everyone who has successfully completed their fitness test by the 18th August deadline. Over the last 11 weeks, we have completed 22 test events around the country so thank you to all those helped with the organising and watching.

For anyone who has not ...
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12th August 2019
New fitness test event - Thursday 15th August
There will be a fitness test held at Purley Walcountians HC on Thursday 15th August at 7pm. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Gary Stent to confirm arrangements.
11th August 2019
New fitness test event - Saturday 17th August
There will be a fitness test held at Reading HC on Saturday 17th August at 10am. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Annika Barker to confirm arrangements.
8th August 2019
Fitness Test Deadline - Sunday 18th August
Please remember that the deadline for completing fitness tests is Sunday 18th August. All umpires looking to be included in the first batch of appointments need to have a successful test or a valid exemption agreed by this date.

There are three more testing events still ...
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30th July 2019
Call for Expressions of Interest for O35 & O40 Masters World Cup 2020 Officials ...(with link - click here)
The O35s and O40s (Men's and Women's) Masters World Cups are being hosted in Nottingham in 2020 (8th-17th August).

There will be an application process in due course (that will be managed by World Masters Hockey) for the umpiring positions.

However, for now, there is a ...
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Gemma Jones: National Coach Award
Congratulations to Gemma Jones on gaining her National Coach Award following an assessment at the recent Home Nations Invitational Junior Tournament. Gemma will be a fantastic addition to our roster of coaches.
16th July 2019
Chairman's Notice
Dear all,

After 11 years on the Executive Committee, and over five years as Chairman of NPUA, I wanted to confirm I will not be standing for re-election at the 2019 AGM.

I would like to thank all of those who I have worked alongside on the Exec and across our fantastic ...
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13th July 2019
Marc Abraham Funeral Details ...(with link - click here)
Marc's funeral will be on Monday 22nd July at 2pm in the Wellington Chapel of Easthampstead Park Crematorium, South Road, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham RG40 3DW.

Afterwards, there will be a celebration of his life at Camberley Cricket Club, Upper Verran Road, Camberley GU15 ...
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12th July 2019
C Panel Leads
It is with great pleasure that we can announce our new C Panel selectors for the coming season.

For the Women's Panel it will be Debbie Garner who many people will know from having her as a match official as well as her selector duties in the East.

For the Men's panel ...
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5th July 2019
Fitness Test @ Reading Tomorrow (Saturday 6th July) now 09:00 - 10:00
UPDATE: The fitness test at Reading tomorrow will now take place between 09:00 - 10:00, not 10:00 - 11:00 as previously advertised.

Thank you.

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