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Spring Rules Certification Course

Become a Junior Umpire!

  • Starts Apr 1
  • 55 US dollars
  • Online Sessions

Service Description

Spring Online Rules Certification Course beginning April 1 through June, 2022. Detailed course itinerary will be provided closer to the start date of the course. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Six on-demand sessions available to do at your own pace each week. Registered participants gain access to the Evolve 2 Excellence Online Classroom featuring downloadable activity pages, weekly reading assignments, quizzes, and a final exam. Special demonstrations and activities on plate mechanics, signals, and uniforms & equipment. This course will take participants through twelve frequently occurring rules that are enforced exactly the same in baseball and softball such as the dropped third strike, infield fly, and fair/foul ball. Optional research essay on a variety of inspiring topics! Live Office Hours (TBA closer to the course dates) with professional umpire Jen Pawol will be available to assist participants who have additional questions. Each participant must complete the pre-assessment Rules Challenge, the coursework, and pass the final exam to receive their official Evolve Rules Certificate. Participants can also ask for assistance connecting to local umpire associations in their area to begin working paid games for the upcoming Spring and Summer. Participation prizes have been provided by our sponsors and partners: All Star Sports, Birdman Bats, and Umps Care Charities! Course textbooks include a wide variety of high school, travel, college, and professional baseball and softball rule books, plus "Umpiring Is For U," written by Jen Pawol. PDF worksheets from the textbook will be included with the course in the Evolve Online Classroom. Printed soft cover textbooks may be ordered separately and shipped for an additional cost. GROUP RATES available, contact Jen directly evolve2excellence@gmail.com

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PO Box 2333 Decatur, IL 62524, USA