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  • Contact us to let us know you are interested in becoming an umpire. 

 

 

  • Attend the training sessions. These are classroom, gym, and field training sessions designed to get you ready to umpire. 

  • Pay your annual USA Softball Registration fee. You can pay this at any training session or any general membership meeting also online.

 

  • Working high school games have additional registration and requirements, be sure to ask your training staff what else you will need to do to get on a high school field.

 

  • Get out on the field and umpire some games!

 USA District 14 Uniform Requirements

  • All clothing shall be washed and cleaned on a regular basis and be wrinkle-free at the beginning of each day’s assignments. Shoes shall be brushed and polished before each day’s assignments and cleaned between assignments on the same day.

 

  • When multiple umpires are working a game they must all dress in the same color scheme. Everyone must be in same color shirt and pants. There can be different length uniform sleeves on the same field as long as the shirts are the same color. All umpires do not have to be in jackets.

 

  • In all games the powder blue shirt and gray pants are the default uniform. Variations are up to the umpiring crew.

 

UMPIRE UNIFORM

 

HAT: USA Softball Logo Navy blue, fitted, 6 or 8 stitch.

 

SHIRT: USA Softball  Logo Powder blue pullover with navy and white trim on collar and sleeves, or USA Softball Logo, Navy blue pullover with red and white trim on collar and sleeves.

 

UNDERSHIRT: White short sleeved with Powder blue uniform shirt. Navy short sleeved with Navy blue uniform shirt.

 

PANTS: Heather gray long dress pants with belt loops for fastpitch games.Heather gray or navy, shorts or long dress pants with belt loops for slowpitch games.

 

BELT: All black with plain silver buckle

 

SOCKS: Black or Navy, above ankle length

 

SHOES: ALL BLACK athletic shoes

 

INDICATOR: Balls, Strikes, and Outs minimum, Innings optional

 

BRUSH: Black bristle

 

JACKET: USA Softball Navy blue jacket pullover.

 

SUNGLASSES: Black frame with non-reflective lenses. Straps holding glasses must fit tight to head.

 

GLOVES: Black or navy blue if needed

 

TIME PIECE: Watch or stopwatch carried in your pocket

 

ADDITIONAL FASTPITCH PLATE UMPIRE UNIFORM

HAT: USA Softball Logo, Navy blue, fitted, 4 or 6 stitch.

 

PANTS: Heather gray long dress pants with belt loops, preferably cut for plate umpires. No shorts can be worn.

 

SHOES: ALL BLACK plate shoes

 

MASK: All black frame, pads, and harness

 

BALL BAG: USA Softball Logo, Navy blue or Gray. Either one or two bags

 

FLIPPING COIN: For determining home team, when necessary

 

LINEUP HOLDER/PENCIL: As necessary

 

SHIN GUARDS: Worn under pants

 

CHEST PROTECTOR: Worn under shirt

 

USA Softball of Texas D14 UIC Contacts

 

Cyle Roach         Umpire in Charge   Cyleroach@usasoftballtxd14.com        281.885.9494