Umpire Info

New Umpires:
WWLL is always in need of new umpires and offers appropriate training for new recruits.  Training classes will be held starting in February for the upcoming spring season.  

Eligibility and requirements include:
  • Open to boys and girls born before September 1, 2011
  • WE ENCOURAGE ADULT PARTICIPATION if you are interested in learning to ump, this is not just a ‘youth’ program.
  • Free Training Classes (schedule below)
  • District 12 and WWLL provide all equipment and uniforms (free!)
  • Flexible schedules – work around your other activities
  • Enhance your knowledge of the games of baseball and softball, develop leadership skills, gain self-confidence, and earn some spending money.
  • Youth umpires work both Baseball and Softball games from April through June, September and October.
  • Earn money:
    • New Umpires earn $20 per game
    • 2nd year Umpires with game experience earn $25 per game*
    • 3rd year Umpires with game experience earn $30 per game*

The training program consists of 5 sessions; 4 class sessions ending with a written test, and one on-field training session. The training is at the Hamilton Library. Please fill out the form at the link here - 2024 Umpire Registration Form

Tuesday, January 30 from 6pm to 8pm
February 6, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8pm
February 13, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8pm
February 20, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8pm

Returning Umpires:  Returning umpires are encouraged to join the class as a refresher.  If you took the course but did not ump more than 3 games you also need to retake the instruction.
If you are interested in applying to be an umpire, please email us at [email protected].  We will contact everyone who expresses an interest by early February. Please also signup for the Umpire Academy. 
*2nd and 3rd year umpires will also need a predetermined amount of game experience in field and plate assignments to achieve ‘vet’ status.

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