We are pleased to offer our Youth Umpire Program for 2017. BYB regularly employs youth umpires for games in spring, summer and fall. For active players, umpiring can be a great way to enhance your understanding of the rules of baseball and how they are applied in game situations. Umpiring also looks good on a college application because it requires many of the qualities colleges look for including leadership, confidence and the ability to make decisions under pressure. Also umpiring provides a fun way to make some extra money while staying involved in baseball.
Registration Deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017
All new and returning umpires are required to complete the training sessions held in March.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW APPLICANTS
New applicants to the program must be between 12-17 yrs. of age (as of April 30), have at least 1 yr. prior baseball experience at the Minors level or above, and must live or attend school in Brookline. Umpires must attend all 4 of the following training sessions at the Brookline Health Department Building at 11 Pierce Street. No make-ups will be available.
TRAINING SESSION SCHEDULE:
Monday, March 6, 2017: 6:30pm-7:45pm – Training Session 1
Monday, March 13, 2017: 6:30pm -7:45pm – Training Session 2
Monday, March 20, 2017: 6:30pm-7:45pm – Training Session 3
Monday, March 27, 2017: 6:30pm-7:45pm – Training Session 4 & Umpire Test
Health Department Building
Denny Room (located in the basement)
11 Pierce St.
There will be a test given during the final training session on Monday, March 27, 2017 and scores will help determine assignment scheduling. Umpires must have a passing grade to be given an umpire assignment.
There is no cost to participate in the training, but spots are limited. Please sign up only if you are committed to becoming an umpire and plan to be available for games in at least the spring season.
Games occur weeknights at 5:15pm and Sundays during the entire day.
BYB PROVIDES YOUTH UMPIRES:
* BYB Umpire Shirt and Cap
* 2017 Little League Rule Book
UMPIRES MUST PROVIDE:
* Grey Slacks (field & home plate umpires)
* Black Belt (field & home plate umpires)
* Dark Shoes (field & home plate umpires)
* Catcher’s Gear (home plate umpires)
* Apron (home plate umpires)
* Brush (home plate umpires)
PAY FOR YOUTH UMPIRES
$25 per game
Interested? Please click here to register/apply.