Umpire Clinic 2016:
Saturday, April 16th, 8:45 AM registration/9:00 AM clinic start/3:30 PM’ish conclusion – Level 1.1 (offence); applicable to everyone who took Level 1.2 (defence) in 2015 and for all individuals new to the umpire world. Location – Irwin School 999 George St East. Will include classroom instruction, demonstrations of skill sets in gym/outside, and open book exam. Registration fee – $30 (cheques preferable, payable to ‘Swift Current Minor Baseball’), cash acceptable.
** Sunday, April 17th, 8:45 AM registration/9:00 AM clinic start/4:00 PM’ish conclusion – Level 2.3 ‘Game Management’, which is a new component this year. Applicable to all grandfathered Level 2s (that is, those that have successfully passed their Level 2 and wrote the Level 3 exam in the past) and all fully certified Level 3s). Location – Irwin School 999 George St East. Will include classroom instruction, demonstrations of skill sets in gym/outside, rule changes for 2016 season, and open book exam (NB: fully certified Level 3s will not write the exam but assist instructor with it). Registration fee – $30 (cheques preferable, payable to ‘Swift Current Minor Baseball’), cash acceptable.
** SCMB is supportive of umpire development and will be once again offering to pay the registration fees for Swift Current based umpires, as long as the individuals are prepared to support and be available for tournaments and league games for our teams. However, your clinic registration fees will still be required at the clinic and will be reimbursed if you are available throughout the year.
SCMB 2016 Tournaments
Tournaments – SCMB has changed their tournament process for 2016. I would like to request that you mark these dates on your calendars and try to keep them open, as I will be requesting help on these weekends for umpire support.
** June 10-12 > Midget AAA, Pee Wee AAA tournament (will require as many hands as possible)
** June 11 > Minor Ball day, with some tournament play for the house teams. Umpire support needs for this will be limited.
** June 17-19 > Bantam AAA, Mosquito AAA tournament (will require as many hands as possible).
** July 8-10 > AA tournament; divisions are still being confirmed, due to confirmation of player numbers.
For more information –
SCMB Ump Guy
306.741.3584 cellular (text or call)