East Region Umpire Academy
October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 12:00 pm$50
This three-and-a-half day academy will focus on all aspects of Little League umpiring including in-depth rules coverage, 2-umpire field positioning, and plate mechanics. The Academy will focus on all of the recommended and approved Little League mechanics and signals for plate umpires including proper positioning, appropriate use of signals, and in-game situations associated with plate work. It will also emphasize proper base mechanics, field positioning, “wedge theory,” and footwork for proper coverage of plays in the field. Finally, there will be a strong focus on the understanding and application of Little League rules for both baseball and softball which will be covered in a engaging and participatory manner. If you are interested in having the necessary skill-set to be a successful umpire, the East Regional Little League Umpire Academy has it all.
Attendees will need to bring all of their umpiring equipment, uniform, and a glove. Housing, breakfast, and dinner is the responsibility of the attendee. Lunch will be provided.