Ladies League AGM

For those working the Ladies league, they held their AGM yesterday with the following being available,

  • 10 teams are registered
  • There is the possibility of an 11th team joining
  • Season starts May 3rd.
  • Playoffs finished by July 28th.
  • Games on Tuesday and Thursdays
  • Double headers at Great Chief #1 diamond
  • Game cancellation is 5 p.m.
    • This means you should have a heads up to stay home if a game is cancelled.
  • Game length no new inning after 90 minutes
  • Rule changes
    • Covid allowance – teams may start and end games with 8 players, the missing spot is an automatic out.
    • Run ahead rules will be 15 after 3 innings and 7 after 5 innings
    • 10 runs after 3 ½ and 4 innings will not be used.
  • Unlimited re-entry

2022 Season Information

It has been determined that this season’s clinics will be run in the same fashion as last year consisting of

  1. Zoom session in place of the classroom work.
  • Participants will be broken into groups dependent upon their experience levels.
  • A variety of days and times will be offered, with participants choosing which session they wish to attend.

2. On field training session

  • This will probably occur in late April, as weather permits.
  • The work will be carried out on diamonds.

3. Online exam

  • The exam varies with the Softball Canada level that an umpire is in.
  • Rookies write a short exam while more experienced officials do a longer exam based upon their level (1 to 5)
  • Rookies will find the exam quite easy.

If you are new to our program, please read through the following sections

Once session dates are announced, registration online will begin.

If you have questions, we have answers

Ron MacKenzie – Obituary

Longtime Central Alberta umpire Ron MacKenzie passed away in Calgary, December 31st, 2021.

A service for Ron MacKenzie was held Friday, January 7th in Red Deer

Due to Covid restrictions it was a private service.

The service can be seen by clicking The Obituary Notice

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CASUA Clothing

The items in our store are NOT OFFICIAL Softball Canada umpire clothing, but meant to identify us off the diamond as members of our zone when working in other areas of the province or at Westerns or Nationals.

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Umpire Perk

If any of you enjoy Broadway Across Canada stage shows that play in Edmonton and Calgary, then we have a discount offer for you.

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