Friday September 18th, 2020 - Sunday September 20th, 2020
Note: Camp will begin at 5pm CT Friday and conclude at 6pm CT Sunday.
Ends on 08/11/2020 at midnight
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Description: Teaching, Observation, Audition Camp
This camp provides an excellent training opportunity for collegiate softball umpires aspiring to perfect their three-umpire mechanics and other important skills necessary to work at the highest level of college softball! Umpires will participate in a series of drills designed to perfect strike zones, timing, signals, mental toughness, rule knowledge, fly ball coverage, video review skills, visual acuity, self-evaluation and much more. Umpires will work innings of college level softball games at each position but may not work a full game at any one position. Umpires will receive in game and post-game feedback to polish existing skills and take performance to a new level.
Umpires will receive personalized classroom and field instruction. Skills will be reinforced through on field drills and scrimmage situations. Limited to 20 umpires. Collegiate three umpire system. Great camp to improve your mechanics and work on mental toughness, positioning, and fine tune your game.
Grand View University has an outstanding facility that provides us with excellent spaces for indoor and outdoor learning. This camp is intense and outstanding! Be prepared to work hard and accelerate your growth on the field.
Space is limited to 20 campers.
Camp begins at 5pm (CT) Friday September 18, 2020 and concludes at 6pm (CT) on Sunday September 20, 2020.
Requirements: Must have college level experience using the three umpire system.
Housing: on your own.
Host Hotel: Fairfield Inn and Suites Des Moines Airport (see below)
Meals: Provided Fri and Sat
Paid games available: No
Registration fee: $275
Faculty: Christie Cornwell, Scott Mair, Joe Havenhill, Liz Hammerschmidt, and others TBA
Parking: Park in the lot behind the Johnson Wellness Center at the far end near the softball field.
Uniform: Heather grey pants, powder blue shirt (no logo), navy hat and ball bags (no logo), black socks (no footies) and black shoes and belt (no patent leather).