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Thornhill Baseball Club is hiring new umpires for the 2020 season!
In Person Baseball Activities:
Effective 11:59 pm on March 15, 2020, Baseball Ontario has suspended all in person baseball activities indefinitely. This suspension will remain in place at least through April 3, 2020. Baseball Ontario will advise when it has lifted the suspension.
Level 3 Umpire SuperClinics:
SuperClinics will be cancelled. Level 3 umpires will certify via an online exam as they did in 2019. The Exam will be made available March 23 rd, and payments already received will be transferred to exam registrations.
Level 1 & Level 2 Umpire Clinics:
As of Monday, March 16 th, there will be no in-person Level 1 & 2 clinics for the remainder of this season. We will introduce online training so that certification can be achieved for 2020. More details will be shared by April 3 rd.
Experience baseball from a new perspective while earning up to $65 per game. Best of all, you decide your own schedule. If this sounds like is the summer gig for you, click the link below to create a Baseball Ontario umpire profile and register for the Thornhill Baseball Club Level 1 clinic. *Must be 13+ to umpire.*
Level 1 & 2 Umpiring Clinics for the Thornhill Baseball Club will be held on March 28th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at North Thornhill Community Centre. For more information, please use the contact form.
The 2020 Level 3 exam will be posted from mid-March through mid-May.
Contact us for full details
Code for Umpires
I will officiate by the rules.
I will ensure that I am knowledgeable of the rules.
I will control my temper. Personal criticism of any person by word or gesture is unacceptable.
I will show respect for the participants and their skills.
I will refrain from profanity. Verbal abuse towards players, managers, coaches, officials or spectators will not be tolerated including emails, voice messages, text messages (as well as “tweeting”) and social network postings.
I will not allow use of tobacco, alcohol or drugs (unless prescribed by a licensed physician) on the field or in the dug out or in the vicinity thereof.
I will be friendly to all participants.
I will generally warn players of unacceptable behaviour before taking further action for a second offence, although I reserve the right to cite or eject a player for a first offence.
About Thornhill Baseball Club
Thornhill Baseball Club is a not-for-profit community service volunteer organization. Founded in 1985, the Club has served and continues to serve, the residents of Thornhill (both within the City of Vaughan & the City of Markham) as the hub for community baseball. Over the past 35 years, the club has provided programing to well over 25,000 individuals.