Service Requirement

US Lacrosse requires all rated umpires to provide annual service to their Local Board to be a member in good standing.  The philosophy expressed in the Umpire's Manual is that a
ll active members will experience the benefits of providing service and the “fabric” of Local Boards will be strengthened by this service.


US/Maine Lacrosse requires ALL of the following: 

  • A minimum of (2) hours/credits of clinic/classroom attendance,
    • National Convention attendance
    • District clinic attendance
    • New umpire classes 2 and 3 for umpires with less than 3-years of umpiring experience
    • Interpreter's classroom sessions for umpires with 3 or more years of umpiring experience
  • A minimum of (2) hours/credits from other forms of service as suggested on the activities list on the form below 
  • A minimum of (2) credits on the field at an MWLOA sanctioned play day per year 
                April 4, 2015 - Shipbuilder Invitational Round Robin 
      • McCann Field - Bath - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
        • Service opportunity
        • On-field training opportunity to prepare for local ratings
        • On-field training for new umpires
        • Assignments will be handled by Sue Perkins

      April 10, 2015 - Cony High School Round Robin
      • Thomas College fields - 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
        • Service opportunity
        • On-field training for new umpires
        • Assignments will be handled by Sue Perkins

      April 14, 2015 - Bagataway Cup Round Robin and Play Day
      • Deering High School Stadium - Portland - 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Service opportunity
        • On-field training for new umpires
        • Assignments will be handled by Sue Perkins

Each umpire has a full calendar year to complete the requirements: May 1, 2014 - April 30, 2015.  
To be considered “in good standing” for the 2015 season and eligible to receive a game schedule for the 2015 season, every umpire must complete their service hours by April 30, 2015 and/or document a plan to complete their service hours by April 30th
 


2014 MWLOA Service Form




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