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West Windsor Little League Umpires --
Important Information For New and Returning Umpires


 
West Windsor Little League announces details regarding umpiring opportunities for new umpire candidates and returning umpires for 2011.
 
New Umpires:
WWLL is always in need of new umpires and offers appropriate training for new recruits.  Training classes will be held starting in February for the upcoming spring season.  Eligibility and requirements include:

 
  • Open to boys and girls age 14 and older (as of April 1)
  • WE ENCOURAGE ADULT PARTICIPATION if you are interested in learning to ump, this is not just a ‘youth’ program.
  • Free Training Classes (schedule below)
  • League provides all equipment and uniforms (free!)
  • Flexible schedules – work around your other activities
  • Enhance your knowledge of the games of baseball and softball, develop leadership skills, gain self-confidence, and earn some spending money.
  • Youth umpires work both Baseball and Softball games from April through June, September and October.
  • Earn money:
    • New Umpires earn $15-$20 per game
    • 2nd year Umpires with game experience earn $20-$25 per game*
    • 3rd year Umpires with game experience earn $25-30 per game*
The training program consists of 6 sessions; 5 class sessions ending with a written test, and one on-field training session.  The planned schedule is Wednesday evening training classes, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  All classes will take place at West Windsor Senior Center (municipal complex) on the following dates:
  • Fri, Feb 11 (updated again ... changed as of 1/8/11)
  • Wed, Feb 16
  • Wed, Feb 23
  • Wed, Mar 2
  • Wed, Mar 9 (test night)
  • Sun, Mar 13 at Nottingham Little League (on-field training)
 
Alternate Training Program Dates (in Hamilton at the Reynolds Middle School):
  • Tue, Feb 15 (class #1)
  • Thu, Feb 17 (class #2)
  • Tue, Feb 22 (class #3)
  • Thu, Feb 24 (class #4)
  • Tue, Mar 8 (exam)
     
        
Returning Umpires:  Returning umpires are encouraged to join the class as a refresher and still need to register!!  If you took the course but did not ump more than 3 games you also need to retake the instruction.  One Additional refresher class will be scheduled for all returning umpires on a date to be determined.
 
If you are interested in applying to be an umpire, please register through the Registration button at the top of this page.  We will contact everyone who expresses an interest by early February, 2011.  For additional information, contact Kevin Chapman (Baseball) and Linda DeMilt (Softball) at
 
*2nd and 3rd year umpires will also need a predetermined amount of game experience in field and plate assignments to achieve ‘vet’ status.