Course Description Date Room
The Base-ics Base umpire core competencies March 7 Board
The Plate-lets* Plate umpire core competencies March 8 Board
The Details Common situations: Obstruction & Interference, Infield Fly, Appeals March 10 Sammamish
The Minutiae The rest of the rules. Second half is StumpTheUmp, so bring your weird game situations! March 16 Sammamish
The Chief Game management: faster games, better relationships March 22 Sammamish
The Balk 90’ rules, positioning and responsibilities March 24 Board
The Manager Rules discussion for managers and others March 29 Board


Field Mechanics


Everest Park: 500 8th S St, Kirkland, WA 98033
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Redmond Ridge Park: 22915 Ne Alder Crest Drive (near Novelty Hill Rd. and Redmond Ridge Dr.)

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Many thanks to Redmond North and Kirkland American for squeezing us in among all the pre-season practice slots!

Course Description Date Time Field
The Warm-up 60’ mechanics, drills and practice. Saturday, March 12 9:00AM-3:00PM Redmond Ridge
The Tune-up Game situations to knock off the rust. Mistakes are free in preseason! Sunday, March 20 1:00PM-5:00PM Everest A
The Close-up Big diamond (90′) mechanics. Working inside B&C, balks, pickoffs and steals. Sunday, March 13 2:30PM-6:30PM Redmond Ridge Big Field


Bring a lunch to eat during The Warm-up; we’ll take a break in the middle. Or bring money to chip in for pizza.