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Umpire Information

Umpire Resource Center

Welcome to the Umpire Resource Center. On this page you will find a calendar of training events, useful links, and files for umpires. 

If you have any questions or would like to sign up to umpire, please contact our Umpire in Chief (UIC).

Want to be an umpire?
There is always a need for umpires, below are requirements to join an umpire crew.

In order to begin you must be aged 10+ and have taken at least District 62's Fast Start clinic.

D62 schedule of clinics, certification requirements and other information can be found at

CMLL has loaner equipment umpires can use each game, including:
Chest protectors, shin guards, masks, outer shirts, caps, ball bags, ball-strike indicator, plate brushes.
Umpires can always use their own equipment.

CMLL also provides cold drinks and lunch (Spring)/Snacks (Fall).

Umpires need to provide: Grey or black pants, protective cup (home plate), undershirt, underwear, belt, socks, closed toe shoes, their time and a willingness to learn.

D62 provides: Basic to advanced training and mentors on and off the field. 

Rules Videos
Session 1 (Rules 2 & 9):
Session 2 (Rules 6 & 7):
Session 3 (Rules 1, 3, 4, 5, 8):

District 62 Umpire and Rules Message Board
Anyone involved with little league is welcome to this forum to ask rules questions, describe plays and understand the reasoning for specific calls, to ask Umpire mechanics questions, etc.

Little League Rulebook

Additional Resources
Baseball Rules Academy - Offers MLB, NCAA, Little League and NFHS rules, rule explanation videos and user forums.
Little League Umpiring 101 - Provides basic umpiring information for Little League umpires.
Close Call Sports & Umpire Ejection Fantasy League - Offers detailed explanation of MLB ejections, various rule discussions and umpire statistics.
Little League Umpiring 101 - Provides basic umpiring information for Little League umpires.
Baseball Online Umpire Quiz - Users can take quizzes on basic to advanced umpire rules and decisions.
Close Call Sports & Umpire Ejection Fantasy League - Objectively tracks and analyzes close and controversial calls in sport, with great regard for the rules and spirit of the game.


12 for 12 with Gerry Davis
Podcast hosted by CMALL Manager and D62 Umpire Galel Fajardo with MLB Umpire Gerry Davis and other MLB umpires.

The Plate Meeting Podcast from Close Call Sports.
Hosts talk baseball umpiring with umpires, and discuss additional officiating related issues, including analysis or other conversation pertaining to plays, ejections, rules, and more.


Costa Mesa Little League
2973 Harbor Blvd., #456
Costa Mesa, California 92626

Phone: 949-262-7864
Email: [email protected]

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