2013 Umpires

2013 Umpire Schedules and Forms

View the JLL Umpires Game Schedule 2013 here.

View JLL Umpires Contact Information here.

Managers: Download and print the Umpire Sign-in Sheet here to document umpires pay.

2013 Returning Umpire Clinic

A clinic for all returning umpires will be held on Saturday, April 6 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Carnarvon NE (Majors A) diamond. Anyone who has umpired for Jericho before and wishes to umpire again in 2013 must attend this clinic.

The returning umpire clinic will cover rule changes for 2013, key points of focus, and complex game situations from previous years. Wear a cup and bring your schedule in order to sign up for games.

2013 New Umpire Clinic

A clinic for all new umpires will be held on Sunday, April 28 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Carnarvon NW (Minors A) diamond. Anyone age 11 or older that would like to become an umpire for Jericho Little League must attend this clinic and sign up to ump a game. New umpires will be mostly like assigned to ump games in the Minors A division. Minor A volunteer parent umpires must attend this clinic as well.

The first hour of the clinic will cover rules and positioning. The second hour will include equipment and practice calling balls and strikes from a live pitcher. Wear a cup and bring your schedule in order to sign up to ump a game!

2013 Umpiring Information

Kirk Sorensen will return as Umpire-in-Chief again for the 2013 season for Jericho. He can be reached by email at uic@jerichobaseball.com for any questions about rule interpretations.

Tomalene Evans will handle umpire scheduling for all divisions for 2013. She can be reached by email at umpires@jerichobaseball.com for help with any scheduling issues.

Umpire Pay Rates for 2013

Umpire pay rates have changed for 2013. Umpires will be paid in cash after each game by the home team manager. There is no extra pay for overtime games nor for umping both plate and base.

  • Majors A Plate: $30, Majors A Base: $25
  • Majors B Plate: $25, Majors B Base: $20
  • Majors C Plate: $20, Majors C Base: $15
  • Minors A Plate: $10, Minors A Base: Adult
  • Adult umpires are volunteers and will not be paid.

Conduct Toward Umpires

It is never acceptable to verbally abuse an umpire. The Umpire-in-Chief welcomes any constructive comments on umpires. Any criticism or critique relating to the performance of a youth umpire should only be communicated to the youth umpire by the Umpire-in-Chief.

Youth umpires are vital to Jericho Little League. Our policies on providing a safe, fair, and fun environment for players also apply to our umpires. Only positive, instructive, and encouraging comments are allowed to be directed at umpires. We must remember that just as youth players will make mistakes during play,  umpires will also make mistakes in officiating, particularly in the younger divisions where they are learning how to umpire.

Violators of this policy are subject to disciplinary measures up to and including suspensions from games or expulsion from Jerico Little League.

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