Umpire of the Year – Nominations due by Sept 1st

Home Run Sports Umpire of the Year Award

Do you know an umpire who:
  • respects everyone who is involved with the game and demonstrates good   sportsmanship?
  • is involved with officials program development in your area?
  • is a positive umpiring role model?
  • tries to become a better umpire through education and training?
  • contributes to local umpire programs through instructing or   evaluating?
  • shares their expertise with the softball community?

If you answered YES to these questions, then this person is a candidate for the Softball Canada / Home Run Sports Umpire of the Year

Individuals or groups have the chance to submit their nomination for the “Umpire of the Year” Awards, which will be awarded to one Fast Pitch and one Slo-Pitch Umpire.


  1. The umpire shall be a Canadian citizen / landed immigrant.
  2. The umpire shall be fully certified (at any softball level) to qualify.
  3. The umpire shall have served in a volunteer officiating position(s) for a minimum of 4 years.
  4. The umpire shall have contributed to umpire development as an instructor, evaluator, mentor, or program developer.
  5. The umpire shall have a high level of officiating ability.

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