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Junior Umpire Program

The FNLL/FALL Junior Umpire Program combines resources to provide a comprehensive experience for young umpires.
Here's what you need to know:

Program Goals

  • Develop a strong grasp of game rules.
  • Cultivate character traits.
  • Encourage youth participation.


  • Junior umpires will officiate FNLL/FALL AA, AAA, Majors, and Juniors regular season games. Specific training is mandatory, and practice games will determine your placement based on adherence to protocols.


  • Control the actions of both teams, managers, and fans on the field.
  • Maintain professional conduct throughout the game.
  • Communicate play decisions clearly and decisively.
  • Attend required clinics and field mechanics training(s) to enhance your skills.
  • Dress appropriately in accordance with our guidelines.
  • Keep a positive attitude both on and off the field.
  • Follow the league's Code of Conduct.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum age: 13 (or 12 with UIC approval).
  • Attend FNLL and FALL Rules and field mechanics classes.
  • Have a valid email or cell phone.
  • Strictly avoid umpiring games involving family members.
  • Umpire divisions determined by UICs.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before game time.
  • Commitment is essential; unexcused absences or repeated last-minute cancellations result in eligibility loss.


  • Attendance at one FNLL/FALL Junior Umpire training session each year is mandatory unless exempted by the UIC.

Game Scheduling & Compensation

Sign-Up and Notifications

  • To access self-scheduling and payment options, please create an Assignr account. (Note: attendance at a recent clinic is required for us to have your contact information and send you a login. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you.)
  • Please verify your email address and cell phone number for notifications.


  • The FNLL/FALL Umpire in Chiefs (UICs) oversee all umpire scheduling.
  • The UICs determine the levels at which junior umpires can work.
  • Junior umpires can claim their own shifts; specific requirements regarding the number of games you can umpire will be communicated during the season.


Junior Umpires are compensated as follows:

  • AA: $40 plate
  • AAA: $60 plate/$40 bases
  • Majors: $70 plate/$45 bases
  • Juniors: $70 plate

Uniform Requirements

Junior Umpires should wear:

  • Black umpire shirt
  • Black umpire hat
  • Black belt
  • Black socks
  • Black shoes (solid color sneakers are acceptable)
  • Game indicator

Contact Information

For questions or issues, you can contact either Umpire in Chief (UIC) from FNLL or FALL.

Jeff Cook

[email protected]

(916) 247.2665 – Cell

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