The purpose of this page is to provide important information to the umpires of WSLL. Please visit this page frequently to get the latest WSLL updates.
Umpire Survey in Support of District 9
The District Umpire Coordinator/Chief is requesting members of our umpire team to fill out a survey in order to capture the current posture and level of experience that exist within District 9. It will talke less than 5 min to fill out and submit. This survey will also provide the District Administrator, through the District UIC, a list of individual’s interested in pursuing higher level tournament assignments at the State and Regional level. If you could download the survey, fill it out and email it back to Mark Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, your assistance is appreciated. This survey is in an Adobe PDF format.
Download the survey HERE.
RULE CHANGE EFFECTIVE IMMEADIATELY!!!
Following rule was approved by the Congress and is effective immeadiately - male catchers MAY wear an approved long or short-model chest protector at all levels.
Williamsport Umpire Training
Interested in improving your umpire skill? Not sure about that rule you were asked about last season? Why not make plans to attend the clinic that Little League International offers each year in Williamsport, PA?
As part of our training program, we budget for a limited number of slots for this training. The classes fill quickly.
- Umpire Clinic: March 29-30, 2014
(Click for registration information.)
- Umpire School: April 27 - May 2 2014
Download Download the Umpire Clinic Brochure PDF.
Umpire Field Mechanics
In prep for the Post Season Tournament and the upcoming District 9 All Stars tournamnet below are refer material to review for base mechanics.
- 3 man mechanic w/o picture on 60' field: PDF
- 4 man mechanic w/ pictures on 60' field: PDF
- 2 man mechanic cheat sheet on a 60' field: PDF
For those interested in the 90 foot mechanics:
Useful Umpire Information
Little League Baseball Offers some valuable resources for umpires. check it out!!
- LL Umpire Resource Center (You will need to set up an User ID (email address) and Password to access this site - Well worth it)
- Umpire Fairball Newsletter
- Umpire Registry
2012 Umpire Guide (OK Out of dated will get update soon)
2014 Volunteer Form (PDF)
2014 Umpire Fees (MS EXEL)
2014 Federal W4 (PDF)
2014 Youth Umpire Invoice (MS WORD)
The Powerpoint slides and handout for the 2012 WSLL umpire training sessions can be viewed or downloaded click at the link below.
Below are several useful links for umpires:
- Umpiring at the District/State/Region/World Series Levels
Find at the link below a PDF file that provides some information on requirements and process for umpiring at higher levels within LL. This was provided by the D9 UiC to answer some of the questions received and clear up some of the misperceptions of how to apply and participate in the higher levels of umpiring. If your questions are not answered reach out to any of the WS Veteran Umpires and they will be happy to help. You can also reach out to the D9 Umpire staff as well at the D9 Umpire link below under “Chief Umpires.”
Some of you may not have heard but District 9 has two of our own selected for the 2014 World Series at different levels:
Russ Tudor – Junior League World Series / Gary Allmond – Intermediate World Series
CONGRAULATEION RUSS AND GARY!