Registration for the National Umpire Course 2023

Table Tennis Ireland are hosting a National Umpire Course in February 2023.

There will be a series of online refresher and preparatory sessions ahead of the exam. These online sessions will take place in January 2023 on the following dates online:

  • Monday 16th January – 7pm until 9pm
  • Monday 23rd January – 7pm until 9pm

There will also be a full day preparation course taking place on the Saturday 11th of February in Sport HQ Dublin from 10am-3pm, ahead of the County and National Umpire Exam later in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided to those attending the in-person session and exam.

Please note there will be a small fee associated with this course, this is to cover certification and resources.

Candidates who are sitting the exams are strongly advised to attend all educational sessions that are possible. All current umpires and referees are recommended to attend these sessions to upskill on their current learnings.

Umpire Examinations

  1. The County Umpire Exam will take place on Saturday 11th of February 2023 at 4pm in Sports HQ, Dublin
  2. The National Umpires exam will take place on Saturday 11th of February 2023 at 4pm in Sports HQ, Dublin. Candidates must have completed the County Umpire Course previously, to take part in this exam.

Candidates who wish to sit the County Umpire and National Umpire Exam are recommended to be consistently reviewing the ITTF handbook 2022 ( and the umpires handbook 2019 ( There is plenty of useful resources available on the ITTF Webpage also:

If you are interested in attending any of the online sessions, the in-person course and sitting one of the exams, please email TTI Office as to which part of the course you wish to attend, by emailing [email protected]

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing [email protected]