Umpires

 

2020 Illinois District 20 Umpire Association Meetings

  • Sunday, March 1, Noon - Putnam County High School

  • Sunday, March 29, Noon - Putnam County High School

  • Sunday, April, 19, Noon - (softball), 1pm Baseball - TBA - District 20 Coaches Rules Meeting

  • Sunday, May, 3, Noon - TBA

  • Sunday, June 7, Noon - Washington Park - Post season Rules

Pre-Game Conferences and Ground Rules

Umpires/Coaches should hold a pre game conference at home plate before each game and should include:

  • Check home team line up card (for big diamond games)
  • Check visiting team line up card (for big diamond games)
  • Home team coach explains ground rules
  • Home plate umpire asks and confirms if all players are properly equipped
  • Tell the coaches about the disicpline for an illegal bat
  • Reinforce expectations of good sportsmanship
  • Remind coaches to assist in keeping the game moving at a brisk pace

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