Vancouver, BC – The Introduction to Officiating course is the first step on the road to becoming a certified Tennis Canada Official.

This course will prepare you for work as a Roving umpire (also known as off court umpire) and a Line Umpire, and give you an overview of the roles of the Chair Umpire and Referee. It covers the Rules of Tennis and Code of Conduct.

The course takes place January 18-19, 2020, and attendance on both days is mandatory. On completion of the two day course the next step is the practical on court evaluation at local tournaments, on successful completion of which you will become certified. Please see below for the complete details and registration information for the upcoming course.

2020 Introduction to Officiating Clinic
Dates: Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19 (both days)
Place: Tennis BC Offices and UBC Tennis Centre
 9am start both days @ Tennis BC Office
Cost: $60 cash payable on Saturday at the clinic – includes Rulebook and Manual
Bring/Wear: Comfortable/Athletic Clothes, Tennis Shoes, Notebook, Pen, Lunch

Introduction to Officiating 2020 – More Information

Introduction to Officiating 2020 – Poster*
*please note the dates are January 18-19 (not January 17-19)


If you are interested in a future clinic, please contact Anne Bees at