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Umpiring at Hastings Community Little League

Hastings Community Little League has a strong tradition of training and supporting youth umpires. Typically drawn from our players, but open to anyone, umpires may begin training from age 9 & up, and work games once they have completed an initial training session offered through the league.

Players can umpire in any division below the one within which they play - Major division players can umpire Minor and Rookie games, and Minor division players can umpire Rookie games.

Rule books are provided for all umpires. The Umpire in Chief is available to provide support and answer any questions throughtout the season, as well as look out for our umpires' best interests and assure they are treated with respect at all times. 

Registration and Training
 
Anyone interested in becoming an Umpire at Hastings Little League can download a registration form by clicking here: Umpire Registration Form. Please complete the form and submit to our Umpire Scheduler at: kdk84@hotmail.com
 
 
Umpire Clinics

Rookie Umpire Clinic - For both new and returning umpires and will cover all aspects of umpiring in the Rookie division.
 
Minor Umpire Clinic - For both new and returning umpires and will cover all aspects of umpiring in the Minor division.
 
Umpire Pay Rates

HCLL Players (Rookie and Minor Games):
Plate Umpire - $15.00
Base Umpire - $10.00

13 to 18 Year Old Umpires (Minor and Major Games):
Plate Umpire - $30.00
Base Umpire - $20.00


 
Rookie, Minor and Major Game Umpires must sign in at the Hastings Park Concession to confirm they have umpired their game.
 

Player Safety

The safety of all players at Hastings Community Little League is a priority for all our volunteers, coaches, umpires and parents. Please review our league safety manual which describes all our policies and rules regarding player safety. You can see the manual by clicking here: HCLL Safety Manual.

Umpires'  Resources and Documents

Little League International is the primary information resource for all umpires. Umpiring rules, regulations and policies can be found on the Little League International website here: Little League Umpire Rules
 
Hastings Community Little League also provides umpires with rule books  and the Umpire in Chief is available to answer any questions, as well as look out for our umpires' best interests and assure they are treated with respect at all times.
 
Please refer to the 2 Umpire Crew Mechanics document which reviews the proper field positioning for Umpires during games. It can be found here:
 
 
Test your Umpiring knowledge here: Online Umpire Quiz

Must See Video for Umpires and Coaches

A must see Sports Science video with an inside look at the difficulties of being an Umpire. To see the ESPN Sports Science video: Click Here.
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