So often the strength of the Dubbo District Cricket Association (DDCA) is shown by the number of players featuring at a representative level.
Not this weekend.
This weekend the quality in the region will be showcased by three umpires officiating in the Sydney NSW Premier Cricket competition.
The DDCA enjoys a Australia Day weekend general bye this weekend, allowing John DeLyall, Doug Sandry, and Peter Singh to stand in the middle in Sydney.
DeLyall will umpire the first grade game between Bankstown and Hawkesbury, while Sandry will cover the Parramatta-Gordon second grade game and Singh will officiate the third grade contest between Eastern Suburbs and Mosman.
It's the latest highlight in what is quickly becoming one of the most successful seasons in some time for Dubbo umpires.
"John made the [Cricket NSW] country panel, myself and Mark Munro umpired the Country Colts carnival and we've just had Pete Singh and Col Harper at the State Challenge," head of the DDCA umpires Sandry said.
"Plus we've got six new umpires ... it's fantastic. We're building numbers and really good umpires.
"We've got really good new ones in Dave Low and Brett Paul, who have already done first grade games and the reports have been fantastic. They're up to it."
This weekend is a landmark one for Dubbo as only a number of country-based umpires are allowed to cover NSW Premier Cricket games a season.
Having three umpires from one association work the one weekend is a sign of the quality out west, according to Sandry.
"It's exciting," Sandry, who hasn't umpired in NSW Premier Cricket before, said.
As someone who's been umping in Dubbo for a number of years now, Sandry knows people in his role are never going to please everyone.
But he said the majority of the feedback this season in relation to game management and fieldcraft has been positive.
All that has Sandry expecting a headache at finals time when he has to do the allocations for the biggest games of the season.