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Dormont Athletic Booster Association

Youth Umpire Program

Umpire Program

This program is developed and managed by the Dormont Boosters.

8U Age Group

  • Kids 12+ (as of Jan 1, 2020) may umpire regular season, playoff and tournament games.
  • There will be one field ump at the rate of $10/game and one plate ump at the rate of $15/game
  • Field and plate umps are determined by the baseball commissioner and will be evenly distributed as much as possible
  • Service hours may be used in place of payment. The home head coach should sign the service hour paper on the day the service is completed

10U Age Group

  • Kids 13+ (as of Jan 1, 2020) may umpire games regular season games only. Playoff and tournament games will be umpired by Patch umps.
  • There will be one field ump at the rate of $15/game and one plate ump at the rate of $20/game
  • Field and plate umps are determined by the baseball commissioner and will be evenly distributed as much as possible
  • Service hours may be used in place of payment. The home head coach should sign the service hour paper on the day the service is completed

Entering the Program

  • Kids interested in being considered for the umpire program can apply online through the Dormont Boosters Website
  • Application does not guarantee participation in the program

Training & Testing

  • Each applicant must attend one training course. The training course is mandatory and will only be offered one time during the pre-season
  • Each applicant must pass a written and on-field test to be accepted into the program
  • The umpire exam must be passed with an 85% or better, and renewed each season

Scheduling

  • Applicants will request games weekly when the game/practice schedule is updated. This will happen between 10 AM – 12 PM on Sundays during the season
  • Applicants can request playoff and tournament games as those schedules become available
  • If an applicant becomes unavailable for a game, they must notify [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the game. Failure to do so results in a no-show, no exceptions.

Removal from the Program

  • Formal complaints from a Dormont coach may result in the umpire being removed from the program. All complaints will be reviewed by the baseball committee and resulting punishment will be determined by the committee.
  • No show/No Call may result in an umpire being removed from the program
    • 1st instance: Warning is verbally given to the umpire and his/her parents
    • 2nd instance: Umpire is suspended from umpiring for two weeks
    • 3rd instance: Umpire is removed from the program

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Dormont Athletic Boosters Association

PO BOX 8074 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 412-512-1256
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