2013 Umpire Information
Registered Umpires: Have paid $35.00 fee,
filled out registration form, taken 10 question test and
mailed all to The Nebraska Department. Eligible for Regular season
Umpires: Have paid $35.00 fee, filled out registration form,
taken 10 question test and mailed all to The Nebraska
Department. You will be required to attend an American
Legion approved clinic listed on our website and take
part 2 of the exam. Eligible for Regular and all Post
Cost for registration is $35.00.
Umpire registration requires the completion of a
10-question test that must be completed and mailed along
with the 2013 Umpire Application and payment to Department
Umpires wishing to become "Certified," will complete
Part 2 exam during attendance at a NALB-sanctioned
applying for state is
May 20, 2013 and applying for
area and regular
season is June 14, 2013.
All new umpires
need to attend an American Legion sponsored umpire
All past umpires who only attend to
work regular season must be registered and complete an official
American Legion sponsored clinic/rules meeting
in the past 3 years.
All post season umpires will be required to be registered
and certified Nebraska Legion Umpires.
All tournament umpires (Area and State) shall be
certified by Department Headquarters. To be certified
you must attended an annual American Legion
sponsored umpire clinic/rules meeting and complete the
Umpire test before working any tournament games. Part 2
exam is only given at the rules meeting and must be signed
by a Liaison Umpire.
To be considered for assignment to work AREA
tournaments, an umpire must be registered and certified.
To be considered for an assignment
to work STATE tournaments, an umpire must be
registered and certified; has been an American Legion Umpire
a minimum of five (5) years; and has umpired Area
tournaments for at least three (3) years. The Department
Athletic Committee will hire the State umpires at the June
8, 2013 meeting.
Only certified umpires will be selected for State.
It is recommended that an
be attached to the Application
for Certification for experienced Umpires who are interested
in working Area and State Tournaments.
Umpires requesting State Tournament assignment should
forward a copy (if any) of their scheduled games for high
school, college and Legion games with their Certification
It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that ALL UMPIRES attend one
of the Clinics/Rules Meetings held around the State.
After the first year of
registration, all umpire patches must be purchased. These
are available at department headquarters for $2.00 plus tax.