Nominate a Fast Pitch Umpire for the Canadian Indicator Club

November 29, 2006

Toronto, ON



NORTH YORK, ONTARIO - Softball Ontario is actively seeking Fast Pitch Umpire nominations for theCanadian Indicator Club Umpire Recognition Award.  Three (3) Ontario FastPitch Umpires will be inducted into the Club at the Blue Convention 2007 in Quebec.


Theobjective of the Canadian Indicator Club is to acknowledge contributions madeby individual umpires to the officiating program across Canada.  Nominated Umpires must meet the following conditions:


·   Conduct on and off the field is such thatthe official is a positive role model for younger officials

·   Have a minimum of ten years of continuousumpiring and registration with both the provincial/territorial association andSoftball Canada (Must be presently registered with Softball Canada)

·   Be active in the umpiring program;examples would include serving as an evaluator, instructor,provincial/territorial Umpire in Chief or Deputy Umpire in Chief


Awardwinners receive a high quality medallion and have his or her name listed in theSoftball Canada Rule Book.  Recipients also receive one (1) free ticket tothe Blue Convention 2007 Banquet where they receive their medallion; however,attendance at the banquet is not mandatory. 


Tonominate an umpire for the Canadian Indicator Club, submit a completedNomination Form to Stephanie Sutton at Softball Ontario no later than December8, 2006.  Please note that Level V Umpires are not eligible to receivethis award.


Sendnominations to Softball Ontario at the following address:

Softball Ontario

1185 Eglinton Avenue East

North York, ON



CanadianIndicator Club Umpire Recognition Award winners will be announced in Quebec City at the Blue Convention Awards Banquet, April 6-8, 2007. 


TheCanadian Indicator Club Nomination Form is available online at For more information on the award or Softball Ontario’s Umpires Programcontact Stephanie Sutton at orcall (416) 426-7150.



Softball Ontario is the governing body for the sport of softball in Ontario.  Ourgoal is to promote and develop the sport of softball for its athletes,officials and volunteers by providing programs and services at all levels ofcompetitions.  The Umpires Program offers a variety of services to meetthe needs of all umpires.  Programs include Umpire Certification, UmpireEvaluation, the Junior Umpire Program, and much more.



Steph Sutton
Program Coordinator
Coaches and Umpires Programs
Softball Ontario
1185 Eglinton Ave E
North York, ON
M3C 3C6
Fax: 416.426.7368


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