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Countryside Little League

Est. 1982 - Clearwater, Florida

BE A LITTLE LEAGUE UMPIRE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Umpire -in-Chief

CLICK HERE to log into your Sports Connect account (or create an account) and register to be an umpire.


WHY


Umpiring is great fun and is as much a part of the game as is playing itself.  It is a rewarding feeling to walk off the field after a game, knowing that you have made a difference in the Little League playing experience of our players.


WHO

Adult umpires are defined as being at least 21 years old who have completed umpire training conducted each year and is certified by the Umpire-in-Chief and the Board of Directors. Adult umpires may umpire in AAA and Majors baseball and softball games.

Junior umpires are defined as full-time students, 13-20 years old who have completed umpire training conducted each year and is certified by the Umpire-in-Chief and the Board of Directors. Junior umpires may umpire in AAA and Majors baseball and softball games.

TRAINING

Countryside LL will provide training to all interested adult and junior umpires.

 

GAMES             

Games are at Countryside Community Park. The league schedules games throughout the week. Umpires are needed at games during these times:

Saturdays: Games occur throughout the day, typically between 9am – 5pm
Mid-week: Games may be scheduled Mon – Fri, first pitch around 6:30pm

Umpires are expected to be present at the field at least 15 minutes before the first pitch 
  

SCHEDULING  

Once training is completed and a volunteer is certified as an umpire, you will be able to sign-up for Countryside LL games. Details of this process will be provided.  NOTE:  Adults (umpires or game coordinators) will be scheduled with junior umpires.

COMPENSATION

Umpires may be compensated in the following methods:

JUNIOR UMPIRE:

Community Service: Each game is worth 2 hours of community service
Junior Payment**: Contact us for details

ADULT UMPIRE:

Volunteer Service:  For the good of the game, the community, and Countryside LL
Adult Payment**:  Contact us for details

Umpires will also receive a free meal voucher for after their game.

**Umpires are not employees of the Countryside Little League. The Countryside LL does not offer any form of insurance to its paid umpires, and is not responsible, for payment of any costs related to any injury or illness incurred as a result of traveling to or from, or umpiring in any athletic contest assigned by Countryside LL. Independent contractors are also not eligible for workers compensation.

EQUIPMENT

Uniforms and equipment will be provided to all who need it for volunteers.

Upon completion of the training class, new volunteer umpires will be given a "Welcome Package" -  a collared polo shirt, hat, ball bag, brush, indicator and rule book. 

REGISTER            

If you are interested in being an umpire, the first step is to register on our website.  CLICK HERE to log into your Sports Connect account (or create an account) and register to be an umpire.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACTUmpire-in-Chief

Contact Us

Countryside Little League

2640-D Sabal Springs Drive 
Clearwater, Florida 33761

Email: [email protected]

Countryside Little League

2640-D Sabal Springs Drive 
Clearwater, Florida 33761

Email: [email protected]
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