CSMOA Documents Library

From our Constitution, policies and procedures to the Laws of Cricket & Playing Conditions....


CSMOA Administrative Documents

- CSMOA Constitution
- Membership Fees
- CSMOA Complaint Procedure
- Appointments Policy
- Umpire Categories
- CSMOA Regions Map
- CSMOA Social Media Policy
- CS Child Wellbeing documents
- CS Umpires Code


CSMOA Development Documents

- Advisors, Observers, Assessors & Match Referees list
- Assessor Guidelines
- Observer Guidelines
- Fieldcraft Booklet
- Scorers Training & Development Policy
- Domestic Personal Development Plans


Laws & Playing Conditions

- MCC Laws of Cricket (2019)
Playing Conditions for:
- Cricket Scotland Competitions
- EPL, ESCA, WDCU, SPCU, NESC & NoSCA Competitions

- Cricket Scotland Code of Conduct & associated documents
- ECB GWL guidance
- ECB directive cards

CSMOA Administrative Documents

DocumentDocument Description Link Last Update
Constitution & RulesCSMOA Constitution & RulesClick Here28 Feb 2022
CSMOA Regions MapMap of regional boundaries used by CSMOA to assign officials into regions for development & administrative purposesClick HereApril 2022
Membership FeesCSMOA Annual Membership Subscription Fees (2022)Click Here28 Feb 2022
Match Officials Complaint ProcedureProcedure for complaints against CSMOA members (not players)Click HereApril 2022
CSMOA Appointments PolicyUmpire, Observer, Assessor & Match Referee Appointments PolicyClick HereApril 2021
Umpire CategorisationsCSMOA Umpire Categorisations - 2022 season
-Start 2022 Season
Social Media PolicyProvides a framework for setting acceptable standards of behaviour expected from CSMOA members, and wider users on our CSMOA social media platforms.Click HereDec. 2021
Child Wellbeing DocumentsDocuments from Cricket Scotland related to Child Wellbeing (for officials/members under the age of 18) - Cricket Scotland policies & documentsClick Here-
CS Umpires CodeTo set out the standards expected of umpires individually and collectively, to provide guidance about interaction between umpires, and between umpires and others involved in cricket.Click Here-

CSMOA Development Documents

DocumentDocument Description Link Last Update
Advisors, Observers, Assessors & Match RefereesList of the various members who assist the umpire development team with visits to fixtures, and more formal recording of performance.Still being updated
Umpire Assessor GuidelinesGuidance for what umpire assessors (Regional, Premiership, Scottish Cup) consider when evaluating match officials performanceClick HereDec 2020
Umpire Observer GuidelinesGuidance for what umpire observers (Championships, Reserve League, NESC, NoSCA & Challenge Cup) consider when evaluating match officials performanceClick HereJan 2021
CSMOA Fieldcraft Booklet New updates for 2022 season. Prepared in conjunction with CSMOA Umpire Development team.Click Here
2022 Season
Scorers Training & Development PolicyPolicy is aimed at aiding improvement in the standard of scoring and scorers by means
of education, observation, mentoring, coaching and all other means possible.
Click HereJune 2020
Domestic Umpires Annual Personal Development PortfolioTo provide our umpires with the opportunity to achieve their personal aims & objectives within CSMOA Domestic Umpire Pathway. Word template available via link.
Click HereApril 2022

Laws & Playing Conditions

- Laws of Cricket
- CS Code of Conduct
- Ground, Weather & Light guidance
- CricketStats Rain Calculator (not DLS)
- Covid guidance

- Scottish Cup (Men's & Women's)
- Challenge Cup
- Women's Premier League
- Regional Series (Men & Women)
- Age Group Competitions

- League Admin. Rules
- Saturday League Playing Conditions
- Rowan Cup
- McCulloch Cup
- Western Cup & Greenwood Trophy

- Eastern Premier League (EPL)
- ESCA Championship (East League)
- Masterton Trophy

- SPCU NE Championship
- NESC (Aberdeen Grades)
- NoSCA Saturday League

Laws & General Documentation

DocumentLinkLast Update
MCC Laws of Cricket (2017 code- 2nd Edition, 2019)Click HereApril 2019
Cricket Scotland Code of Conduct (for Players & Team Officials)Click HereMarch 2021
Cricket Scotland Discipline Process & ProcedureClick HereJune 2021
ECB ACO Ground, Weather & Light (GWL) guidanceClick Here2016
ECB Directive CardsClick Here-
CricketStats Rain Calculator - used in ESCA, NESC, NoSCA & Challenge CupClick HereSee website date
Cricket Scotland Covid GuidanceClick HereSee website date
Scottish Competitions Summary Sheet
(with thanks to Robin Pollok, Neil Cauldwell & Dave McDonald)
Click HereApril 2022
BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) - Outdoor Cricket Regulations (Full)Click HereSee website date
BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) - Outdoor Cricket; changes for 2021-22 seasonClick HereApril 2022
BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) - Indoor CricketClick HereSee website date

Cricket Scotland Competitions

DocumentLinkLast Update
Scottish Cup (Men's)Click HereMay 2022
Scottish Cup (Women's T20)TBCTBC
Challenge CupClick HereApril 2022
Women's Premier LeagueTBCTBC
Regional Series - MenTBCTBC
Regional Series - WomenTBCTBC
u14 Scottish CupClick HereMay 2022
u16 Scottish CupClick HereMay 2022
Regional u15 & u17 (50 overs)Click HereApril 2022
Age Group competitionsTBCTBC
Age Group competitionsTBCTBC
Age Group competitionsTBCTBC
Cricket Scotland LiveClick HereN/A

WDCU Competitions

DocumentLinkLast Update
League Administration RulesClick HereApril 2022
Saturday League Playing Conditions - Premier, First, Second & Premier Reserve gradesClick HereApril 2022
Rowan Cup - T20 knockout (National T20 qualifier)Click HereApril 2022
McCulloch Cup - midweek T20Click HereApril 2022
Western Cup & Greenwood Trophy - midweek T20Click HereApril 2022
WDCU website - Playing ConditionsClick HereN/A
WDCU Live - scores & live-streamsClick HereN/A

EPL & ESCA Competitions

DocumentLinkLast Update
Eastern Premier League (EPL)Click HereApril 2022
ESCA "East League" (2021 conditions unchanged except teas)Click HereMay 2022
Masterton Trophy (National T20 qualifier)Click HereApril 2022
ESCA website - Documents pageClick HereN/A
ESCA Live - scores & live-streamsClick HereN/A

Caley Competitions

DocumentLinkLast Update
NEC Division 1 & 2 Playing ConditionsClick HereApril 2022
SPCU website - 2022 Playing RulesClick HereN/A
NESC Playing Rules - website onlyClick HereN/A (2019)
NoSCA Playing Conditions - Senior CompetitonsClick HereApril 2022
NoSCA website - Document downloadsClick HereN/A
SPCU Live - scores & live-streamsClick HereN/A
NESC Live - scores & live-streamsClick HereN/A
NoSCA Live - scores & live-streamsClick HereN/A
Correspondence Address

CSMOA Secretary
c/o Craig MacDonell
National Cricket Academy
Ravelston, Edinburgh
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