[CUCBC Contacts] Umpiring Lent Bumps 2017
conor at cucbc.org
Tue Feb 14 10:11:26 GMT 2017
*TL;DR:* Please sign up for umpiring here <http://www.cucbc.org/node/421>and
forward to anyone who might sign up too.
Thank you very much to everyone who has signed up to umpire the Lents.
We're about halfway to the number of Umpires we need to run the races,
please encourage anyone who's eligible to consider some umpiring*. Even
doing a few divisions on one day is better than none!
A reminder that everyone who volunteers for umpiring before Monday 20th Feb
will count against their college's marshal allocation. Finally, don't
forget there's the Umpires Dinner to thank everyone for their efforts.
You can sign up here: http://www.cucbc.org/node/421
See email below for full details.
Good luck with the training,
On 5 February 2017 at 20:40, Conor Burgess <conor at cucbc.org> wrote:
> **Captains please forward this message to your clubs**
> Dear all,
> The time has come for Umpiring Sign Up. Umpiring is a great way to get
> involved in the racing and you get the chance to be right at the centre of
> the action - either by cycling along with the crews or acting as a static
> umpire along the course.
> As a 'thank you' for your time, all umpires are offered a *free dinner* (including
> drinks) at the Cambridge Blue pub, the week after bumps. Furthermore,
> everyone who volunteers for umpiring before Monday 20th Feb will count
> towards their college's marshal allocation.
> You don't need to have umpired before. There will be a meeting for all
> umpires ahead of racing where we explain everything and all new umpires are
> paired with a 'senior' one during racing. However, we do ask that you have *rowed
> or coxed in at least 2 sets of bumps* before so that you understand how
> the races work.
> Please remember that you can both compete and umpire. We suggest you leave
> 2 divisions clear before your race and 1 after to allow you to get to and
> from the boathouses. The division times are available here:
> The umpires briefing will be on Sunday 26th February, at 18:30, in the
> Divinity School, St John’s College. It'll last about half an hour, and I’ll
> endeavour to distribute a first draft of the umpiring rota before the
> You can sign up here: http://www.cucbc.org/node/421
> If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at conor at cucbc.org
> Many thanks,
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