General Information

CERTIFICATION LEVEL IV CLINIC – 12 HRS.

Eligibility? You must be a certified Level III umpire (completed a Level III clinic and evaluated as a Level III on field) and have taken your Level III clinic 2 seasons prior. This Clinic is open to both Slo-Pitch and Fast Pitch officials.

A great many topics presented involve the “Thinking Umpire”. Topics such as the Psychology of Umpiring; Mental Preparation; Relationships with coaches, fellow officials, and spectators; Communication Skills; the Evaluation Process and Canadian Championship Preparation are some of the areas covered. Practical sessions on IV Umpire System and Self Evaluation are also included.

Clinic participants will receive a Softball Canada Level IV Manual.

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Phone: 416-426-7150 ext. 102

Clinic Policies

Level IV

Pre-requisites

  • Certified Level III umpire for a minimum of two (2) years.
  • Attend at least one P/T Championship, and have received a successful evaluation to progress to Level IV.

Level IV Training Requirements

  • Attend a National Level IV Theory Clinic.
  • Obtain 85% or more on the Level IV Certification exam.

Evaluation

  • Receive two successful evaluations by provincial/territorial representative and recommendations forwarded to ODC.
  • Receive a successful Level IV evaluation at a (Midget FP/Junior Women FP/Masters 40+SP, Senior Women SP & Co-Ed SP) Canadian Championship after completing Level IV Theory clinic.

On-Field Application

  • Officiate provincial/territorial minor and adult softball.
  • Officiate a Canadian Championship.

Maintenance

  • Attend provincial/territorial clinic annually.
  • Write National exam annually and obtain 85% or more.
  • Active in Regional and Provincial/Territorial Officiating programs.

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