Get what you need for the season as an umpire
Officiate in Comfort
Umpire Facilities and Services
Private Cool Break Space
Air-conditioned areas include a private break space that is both close to the fields, but away from spectators.
Comfy Officials' Lounge
Facilities include lounge areas with both bag and apparel storage. In addition, drinks and snacks are provided to keep our officials sharp.
Facility Changing Rooms
Locker rooms, showers, and changing areas can be found in both the Stadium & the Slugger Dome admin buildings.
Expert Tournament Consultation
Head officials are available for consultation on rules on tournament play. They also serve to take perform rescheduling, and execute tournament changes.
Reliable Tournament Schedules
Schedules vetted to ensure accuracy posted in a timely manner to provide convenience and peace of mind for all tournament staff.
Seasonal Scheduling Clinics
A winter scheduling meeting and clinic is performed in order to review any affiliation rule changes. This is done for Spring, Summer, and Fall pre-scheduling purposes.
Clear Expectations Ahead
Clear expectations are essential for effective communication and avoiding misunderstandings or conflicts
Trained & Certified
Be trained and certified through one of the affiliated umpire clinics – IHSA, NCAA, USSSA, USA
Mannerism, language and overall behavior in a family ball park setting
Clean and dressed in appropriate gear matching your partner
Game management – plate meeting to turning in game card
Criteria for Success
Fill out form for E contact and schedule/assigning communication
Register with the entities you will be working (USSSA/PGF or both)
Have appropriate apparel and gear to work associated games.
Read, understand and study up on all rules before arriving
Tools for Affiliates
Affiliate Resources Hub