WICUA 2013 General Council Nominations

The 2013 WICUA General Council Nominations have been announced by Mr. Vivian Johnson, Honorary Secretary of the West Indies Cricket Umpires’ Association.

USACUA President Mr. Fitzroy Hayles, who is also the incumbent Area I Vice-President of WICUA has been nominated to the same post for the 2013 session of the WICUA.


Please click here for all nominations.

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USACUA 2013 Preliminary and Final Exams scheduled for May 12, 2013

The 2013 USACUA Preliminary and Final Exams will be held on:

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 9:00am.


The venues will be announced later.

The official start time will be 9:00am sharp.

Please contact your local representative for additional information, updates and the venues.

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USACUA AGM and Elections held March 10, 2013

The Annual General Meeting of the United States of America Cricket Umpires Association, Inc. was held on Sunday, March 10, 2013.

The following officers were elected to serve a period of two (2) years:

President Mr. Fitzroy Hayles
Vice-President Mr. Deepak Katte
Secretary Mr. Babu Venkatachalapathy
Asst. Secretary Mr. Ravishankar Byrappagowda
Treasurer Mr. Qayaam Farrouq
Training Officer Mr. Mohammad N. Baksh
Public Relations Officer Mr. Danny Khan
Trustees Mr. Ram Ragoo, Ms. Grace Carrington, Mr. Lincoln Champagnie
Sargent-At-Arms Mr. Sylvester Mulcair
Chaplain Mr. Harris James


Here is the press release.

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USACUA AGM and Elections set for February 10, 2013 2:00pm

The Annual General Meeting of the United States of America Cricket Umpires Association, Inc. will be held in Sunday, February 10, 2013.

Date: Sunday, Feb 10, 2013
Time: 2:00pm Sharp
Place: 655 Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11226
(MS2 Middle School)

Please see the 2013 Election Process for additional details.

The agenda for the meeting shall be as follows:

  • Review the minutes of the previous AGM
  • Correction and confirmation of the minutes of the previous AGM
  • Review correspondences
  • Review the Secretary’s report
  • Review reports from committees
  • Review the President’s annual report
  • Review the Treasurer’s report
  • Conduct any other business that may properly come before the meeting
  • Elect Officers


There will be a separate communication on the Election process, which will be sent later. In the meanwhile if any financial member would like to nominate any candidate for any position, they can forward the same to the secretary of the association.

Please be advised the training sessions officially begin on Sunday January 20, 2013 and will last for 14 weeks.

The tentative location for the training session
Place: 89 Ralph Avenue, corner of Putnam Avenue, Brooklyn NY


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The Passing of A Legend -Lennox “Douggie” Douglas, a.k.a. “Springer”

The Executive and members of the United States of America Cricket Umpires Assn., (USACUA) wish to announce the passing of one of its legendary member Lennox “Douggie” Douglas. Umpire Douglas passed away on Sunday September 30, 2012.

Known by many as just “Douggie”, he was a very active member of the USACUA family.Umpire Douglas was born in St Vincent and the Grenadines where he developed his love for cricket umpiring. On his migration to the USA, he became a member of the new formed USACUA, and continued to dedicate himself in serving the local leagues in the New York Cricket Region.He was an integral part of the umpiring fraternity for the New City Department of Education Public School Athletic League (PSAL) high school cricket competition, as well as the New York City Police Department (NYPD Cricket) Under 19 Competition, where he served with equal diligence and dedication.When last we spoke, Umpire Douglas reminded me that he has served cricket in the role of an umpire for more than 45 years.

Funeral Service for Umpire Douglas will be held at:

Date: Friday October 5, 2012
Place: St. Anthony Church,
425 Utica Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11213
Time: 4:30- 9:00pm.

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