the start of each new season we get many new
applicants who would like to join our group.
We offer formal training for all new applicants
to become umpires. Our clinics that are scheduled
have both classroom and field sessions. We average
between 10-20 new applicants each season.
you would like to join our group, you can sign
up by clicking on the Become A Member button.
Below are some of our previous clinics
make sure that your contact information is up to date in order for you to be contacted.
Phone Numbers, Address, E-mail Address Etc...
forward any changes to me ASAP!
calling in your cancellation please be specific with the
Level of Team,
& Numbers you can be reached at,
and anything else important for
NOT LEAVE A RESCHEDULED GAME WHEN CALLING IN TO CANCEL. PLEASE CALL BACK IN 3-4
HOURS WITH YOUR RECHEDULED GAME.
the event you have to cancel any games
due to inclement weather, forfeit's
reach the assigner at the following phone numbers:
PRIOR TO START
OF GAME AT THE FIELD
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CALL
THE ASSIGNER 1
HOUR OR SOONER
BEFORE THE START TIME OF THE GAME
Weather and Lightning Policies
Threatening weather conditions and/or lightning will end the game or
session. Due to the lack of lightning safe, enclosed structures, the Baseball
/ Softball Fields will be cleared of all persons in lightning conditions. All
players, spectators, coaches and managers are to move to an area of safety (i.e.
house or a motor vehicle). Areas around the concession stands are not considered
b. Games scheduled to start while lightning
is sighted will be cancelled as a
rain out if the delay due to the activation exceeds thirty
minutes past the
posted starting time. Umpires will notify the coaches of this decision.
c. It is the umpire's decision only to
resume play if conditions improve. He will make sure that
it is safe in order to continue play.
d. No one will be allowed
into the Complex or Park District field area while lightning has been sighted
or is in the area. Dropping off players by parents
or guardians will not
be permitted until the Lightning has cleared. For safety considerations, everyone
shall remain in their cars while lightning is in the area.
Umpire's will do their best to play the game, but if conditions are poor
they will cancel that scheduled game for the safety of all participants.
Only players registered on a teams Official League Players Roster
will be allowed to play in an official game. If a team is unable to field
9 rostered players the game will be declared a forfeit. Teams
may not borrow players from another team or league.
Baseball is a game between two teams of nine players each, under
direction of a manager, played on an enclosed field in accordance with these rules,
under jurisdiction of one or
A game shall be forfeited to the opposing team when a team is unable
or refuses to place nine players on the field.
UMPIRE GROUP will
any game declared a forfeit
caused by a Human Condition.
This includes all leagues covered by TRICOUNTY
Leagues, with In House Rules that allow rules to be altered
will have to use an independent person to officiate these
games. NO EXCEPTIONS!