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Softball Officials Training

Earn extra money year round as an adult softball league umpire or scorekeeper!  Each year, the Parks and Recreation Department hosts separate free training for softball umpires and scorekeepers.  Training is held in January and February at Safety City

Anyone interested in umpiring or scorekeeping for the City of Lubbock is required to attend these classes.  The training is free and required for both veteran and new participants. 

Parks and Recreation hosts three sessions of Adult Softball Leagues during the year with over a hundred teams per session.  Umpires are paid $14 per game, and scorekeepers are paid $9 per game.

Safety City is located at 46th Street and Avenue U inside Clapp Park.  For more information or to register for training, contact Dustin Wimmer at 806-775-2672.

2015 Training Schedule

Officials Training
January 28, 2015, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Safety City
Paper work, dues and uniform requirements

Officials Training
February 4, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Safety City
Rules 1- 5

Officials Training
February 11, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Safety City
Rules 6 – 10

Officials Clinic
February 14, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Berl Huffman Athletic Complex
Mechanics and Positioning

Officials & Scorekeeper Training
February 18, 2015, Safety City
Scorekeepers 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Officials 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Paperwork & City rules

Shut Up & Play Training Tournament
February 28, 2015 – March 1, 2015, Berl Huffman Athletic Complex