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The Little League Umpire Registry is a place where you, and your fellow volunteers, have access to an assortment of training materials, including live webinars.Thank you to those volunteers who are past or current members of the international community of Little League® umpires. By joining the Umpire Registry, Little League umpires immediately become part of a unique information network charged with enhancing umpire services for Little League players everywhere.


Upcoming Western Region Clinics

UIC Clinic (Jan)

Weeklong Umpire Academy 2022 #1 (Feb)

Weeklong Umpire Academy 2022 #2 (March)

Umpire Mechanics Clinics (March)

Western Region2022 Rules Clinic on Video

“A massive thank you to Gary Graupmann and Dave Miller for all their work to get the 2022 WR Rules sessions prepared. Please utilize these recorded sessions for review and use by all managers, coaches, parents and umpires.

2022 Western Region Little League Rules Session #1

2022 Western Region Little League Rules Session #2

2022 Western Region Little League Rules Session #3

2022 Western Region Little League Rules Session #4

2022 Western Region Little League Rules Session #5

District 54 UIC Contact

California District 54 Umpire In Charge (UIC)

Jason Thomson
Cell: 916-257-2588
Email: [email protected]

Want to Learn the Rules

 Want to Become a Umpire

 Want to Be Part of the Game

Just come to a FREE Clinic or Training, All Levels are Welcome.

Thank you again for the commitment of time and dedicated service you provide to the Little Leaguers® and volunteers in your community.

Training for Umpires, Managers, Coaches and Game Coordinators

FREE TRAINING Provided by the District Umpires

ClinicTopics  DateTime LocationRegister

 Rules Clinic #1:

 Line-up Cards, Substitutions, Minimum Play,
 and Pitch Count

 12/08/2021 6PM-7PM

 Sign up HERE

 Rules Clinic #2 New Rules for 2022, Objectives of the game  01/12/2022 6PM-7PMRules Clinic #2 Presentation


 Sign up HERE

 Rules Clinic #3 Definitions Part 1: Game Prelim, Starting the Game,
 and Live Ball
 01/26/2022 6PM-7PM

Online: GoToMeetingLink
Meeting #: 454747941

 Sign up HERE
 Rules Clinic #4 Definitions Part 2: Interferences, Obstruction,
 and The Batter
 02/09/2022 6PM-7PM

Online: GoToMeetingLink
Meeting #: 394996157

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 Rules Clinic #5 Definitions Part 3: The Runner, The Pitcher 02/23/2022

Online: GoToMeetingLink
Meeting #: 564300493


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 Game Coordinator About, Who, What, When 03/09/2022 6PM-7PM

Meeting #: 542681349


 Sign up HERE

Mechanic Umpire Clinics:

 Date Time Location Register
 02/26/2022 12 PM - 4 PM

  Mann Park: 1051 Black Diamond Dr, Folsom 95630

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 03/05/2022 9 AM - 1:30 PM 

   Rotary Park: 3155 Clark St., Placerville, CA 95667

 Sign Up HERE

Junior (13 – 16) Mechanics Umpire Clinics:

 DateTime LocationRegister
 9 AM - 4 PM  
 McFarland Park, 1780 E Natoma St, Folsom, CA 95630
 Sign Up HERE
 9 AM - 4 PM 
 Mahany Sports Complex: 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd, Roseville 95747

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Umpire Required Annual CA State and Federal Requirements

Background Checks

  • All volunteers must complete an annual background check, as required by Little League (*see below).
  • NOTE: for the 2022 season, per California Assembly Bill 506, fingerprinting will also be required: "An administrator, employee, or regular volunteer of a youth service organization shall undergo a background check pursuant to Section 11105.3 of the Penal Code [which includes fingerprinting] to identify and exclude any persons with a history of child abuse." *Little League International requires all leagues and districts in the United States to conduct an annual background check, including a nationwide criminal search and a search of the National Sex Offender Registry. Little League's preferred provider, J.D Palatine, has a Criminal File database that contains more than 600 million records, including criminal and sex offender registry records covering 50 states and the District of Columbia, meeting the current Little League Regulation 1(c) 8 & 9 requirement.

Safety Training: Annual Safety Clinic (Recommended for all Umpires)

  • One manager or coach from each team is required to attend an annual safety clinic.

  • Every manager and coach is required to attend AT LEAST one safety clinic every three years.

  • All are encouraged to attend annually, especially while the coronavirus continues to be a safety concern. All league members are invited to attend the safety clinic.

  • See the Safety Tab for current times and locations.

Safety Training: Other Required Trainings (Recommended for all Umpires)

  1. Online Concussion Training, through CDC Heads Up

  2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Prevention Training, via Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation

  3. Child Protection Program Training (through SafeSport), Abuse Awareness for Adults

District 54 Overview/Plan for 2022 Season

Our goal is to create interest and train Volunteer Umpires

2022 Volunteer Implementation Plan

1. Communication for interest and attendance:

Mass email to the district offering training and education to anyone who is interested.

  • Send out in October 2021, November 2021 and January 2022
  • Contact the Association (November 2021) and invite them to our upcoming Rules Clinics.
  • Communicate to each Board at their meetings throughout the year
  • Presentation of recruiting training and retention at the Parents meetings for each league.

Ask leagues to do the recruiting and District 54 will help with the training

District will continue recruiting during our tournament season with dates / upcoming trainings for our 2022-2023 season.  Will continue to promote the value and rewards of becoming a volunteer umpire and the impact to our local community, league and the youth playing Little League baseball. 

 2. Host Monthly Rules Clinics (Pre-Season)

  •  Open to all managers, coaches, game coordinators, youth and/or adult umpires and association umpires.
  • Clinics will be hosted online on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays during the preseason (December - February)
  • Focus on prepared lessons covering a different topic, each session 

 During the Season 
Hosted on the 3rd Wednesdays, scenarios and open discussion

Tournament Preparation
Special session in May / June

 3. On Field Training 

  •  Conduct targeted trainings for youth (13-16) and adults (16+), refer to schedule above 
  •  Refer to schedule above
  • Additional clinics will be added during the season based upon demand

4. District League Reward System



Requirements for reward 
 Rules ClinicsField Clinics Season Games Worked District Tournaments Worked
 Line Up Card Case December Clinic
 Umpire Tee Shirt Attend 2 Clinics Attend 1 Clinic  
 Umpire Hat Attend 4 Clinics  Attend 1 Clinic
 Collared Shirt Attend 4 Clinics Attend 1 Clinic Umpire 4+ games
 $50 Equipment Certificate** Attend 4 Clinics Attend 1 Clinic Umpire 10+ games Umpire 4 tournament games
 $100 Equipment Certificate** Attend 4 Clinics Attend 1 Clinic Umpire 15+ games Umpire 8 tournament games
 $200 Equipment Certificate** Attend 4 Clinics Attend 1 ClinicUmpire 20+ games Umpire 8 tournament games

*Must be District Certified Umpire
**$200 maximum in equipment certificates per year

  • Program is annual 
  • All Certificates expire on September 30 annually
  • Attending a "local league" clinic will count only if preapproved by District 54 UIC

Attend Western Regional Umpire Training, awarded a hat and collared shirt by:

  • Attending a Western Region Umpire Training
  • AND umpire six (6) games during regular season

5. Establish an Auxiliary Umpire Committee to assist with training and promoting the District Umpire Plan 

  • Required for section umpires

6. District 54 Certification

Available to all persons who meet the following qualifications:

  • Must attend four (4) field clinics
  • Must attend four (4) rules clinics
  • Must help train two (2) field clinics
  • Must volunteer for 20+ regular season games
  • Must complete required state and federal safety training
  • Pass evaluation from Auxiliary Umpire Committee

Umpires who become District 54 certified will receive an additional $250 in umpire gear reimbursement. 


California District 54 Little League

Mac Cameron, P O Box 816
El Dorado, California 95623

Phone: 916-599-0611
Email: [email protected]

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