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Officiating

Want to get involved in tennis officiating? Find the support and guidance you need to get started.

Become a competition organiser

The competition organiser course is 3 hours and is the starting point for people who want to run local tennis competition.

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Become a tennis referee

A tennis referee is the person who is responsible for supervising all players at a competition to ensure they follow the rules of tennis.

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Become a tennis umpire

There are two types of tennis umpires within the sport: line umpires and chair umpires.

A line umpire is responsible for calling the lines on the tennis court and the chair umpire is responsible for calling the score and upholding the rules of tennis.

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Competition organiser resources

Find competition resources that will help you run tennis competitions.

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Officials licence scheme

The officials’ licence scheme grants accreditation to officials who are committed to continuous personal development and conduct and who are in possession of a satisfactory DBS (formerly CRB) enhanced disclosure and barred list check.

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