Jr Umpire (Tottenham - Beeton District Minor Softball Assoc.)

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The Tottenham-Beeton District Softball Association (TBDMSA) is proud to offer an outstanding experience for males and females starting twelve (12) years old, the opportunity to become a Junior Umpire.

Reporting to the Junior Umpire-In-Chief, the Jr. Umpire shall officiate and control games, events, and competitions in a confident, appropriate manner.  The Junior Umpire ensures all participants understand and complies with game rules and assess penalties when needed. 

The TBDMSA offers:
- Free Training
- Free hat and uniform shirt (*Junior Umpires provide their own dark pants)
- Free Umpire equipment
- Compensation for assigned and completed duties.

Required Skills

·         Passion for sport.

·         Limited to moderate knowledge of Softball Canada, Softball Ontario and TBDMSA rules and regulations.

·         Communication skills to inform athletes and coaches on the rules of the game, discuss infractions, and settle disputes.

·         Decision-making skills.

·         Confidence.

·         Good vision.

·         Physical stamina.

·         Teamwork.

·         Access to travel to games.

Expected Commitment Levels

·         Attend assigned games.

·         Communicate to the Junior Umpire-In-Chief within a reasonable timeframe, if a scheduling conflict or situation arises.