IAUSO RESOURCES

Forms, tools, & information 

FORMS & LINKS

Direct Pay

  • Umpires are independent contractors of IAUSO, not tournament & League Hosts

  • IAUSO will collect umpire W2 information

  • Umpire personal information is only with IAUSO

  • Tournament Hosts are in the business or running tournaments and leagues, not paying umpire

  • Direct Pay takes a week to set up, with a dummy run

  • Payroll week runs from Monday-Sunday

  • Leagues and Hosts will fax us games/umpires nightly

  • Umpires must make sure they sign in every night at ballparks, even if the games are rained out. If this isn’t done, you won’t get paid. This is Umpires responsibility

  • No waiting around to get paid anymore

  • $5 will be collected from each check that needs to be mailed.

Print off and submit your Direct Pay form with your signed Umpire Contract.

 

ASSIGNR

IAUSO uses ASSIGNR to schedule and confirm games.

  • Emailed invitation

  • Accept Invitation, set up text or email

  • Availability – Add Availability Info

  • Dates umpire cannot work, Block the date

  • Emailed games, must sign on to accept games

  • League Games/Tournament Games

  • Will get Reminders of games night before games via text, email or both

What ASSIGNR does for us

  • Know how many Umpires are available

  • Helps with payroll for Umpires

  • Keeps from having to repeat schedule and then being asked to text it after 20 minutes on the phone

  • Allows IAUSO to know who is working and who isn’t

  • Eliminates any miscommunication on times and fields, and if an umpire took games or not.

  • Makes sure Umpires, site managers, and scheduler are on the same page

 

Code of Conduct

IAUSO Members and Associates shall:

  1. Bear a great responsibility for public confidence in sports.

  2. Be free of obligation to any interest other than the impartial and fair judging of sports competitions.

  3. Hold and maintain the basic tenets of officiating which include history integrity, neutrality, respect, sensitivity, professionalism, discretion and tactfulness.

  4. Master both rules of the game and mechanics necessary to enforce the rules, and shall exercise authority in an impartial, firm and controlled manner.

  5. Uphold the honor and dignity of the profession in all interactions with student-athletes, coaches, school administrators, colleagues, and the public.

  6. Display and execute superior communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal.

  7. Recognize that anything that may lead to a conflict of interest, either real or apparent, must be avoided. Gifts, favors, special treatment, privileges, employment or a personal relationship with a school or team that can compromise the perceived impartiality of officiating must be avoided.

  8. Officials shall prepare themselves both physically and mentally; shall dress neatly and appropriately to, during and from a contest; and shall represent themselves in a manner consistent with the high standards of the profession.

  9. Not be party to actions designed to unfairly limit or restrain access to officiating, officiating assignments or to association membership. This includes selection for positions of leadership based upon economic factors, race, creed, color, age, sex, physical handicap, country or national origin.

  10. Be punctual and professional in the fulfillment of all contractual obligations.

  11. Work with each other and their governing bodies in a constructive and cooperative manner.

  12. Resist every temptation and outside pressure to use one’s position as an official to benefit oneself.

  13. Never participate in any form of illegal gambling on sports contest, may never gamble on any sporting event in which they have either a direct or indirect involvement, and may never gamble on events involving high school athletics.

  14. Not make false or misleading statements regarding their qualifications, rating, credentials, experience, training or competence.

  15. Accept responsibility for all actions taken.

Fines/Discipline

VIOLATIONS

  • BEING LATE (15 MINUTES EARLY AND CHECKED IN)

  • OUT OF FULL UNIFORM/DIRTY UNIFORM

  • HAT ON BACKWARDS

  • WHITE SHOES

  • RULES- NOT FOLLOWING PROPER PROCEDURE OF INVOLVING SITE DIRECTOR

FINE/DISCIPLINE

  • 1ST OFFENSE WARNING

  • 2ND OFFENSE $20.00

  • 3RD OFFENSE 40.00

  • 4TH OFFENSE WEEK SUSPENSION

 
 

IAUSO RECRUITING PROGRAM

If you bring a new umpire in for the 2020 season, and he/she fulfills their 2020 commitment, by showing up for assignments, gets all uniforms and equipment. Learns and understands rules and common mechanics. Good communication skills not only with players, and coaches, but also the IAUSO scheduler. All monies paid, dues or otherwise

 

It will be my discretion, if they meets these qualifications.

 

You will receive $50.00 per umpire that you bring in, at the end of the 2020 baseball season.

 

Equipment/Uniforms

UMPIRE UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST

  • HAT (BLUE, BLACK)

  • UMPIRE SHIRTS (CREAM, RED, BLACK)

    • CREAM IS WORN MON-FRI,

    • RED ON SATURDAY

    • BLACK ON SUNDAY

  • UNDERSHIRT

  • UMPIRE PANTS (PLATE AND BASE, OR COMBO)

  • BLACK LEATHER BELT

  • BLACK SOCKS

  • STEEL TOE PLATE SHOES

  • BASE SHOES

  • COMPRESSION SHORTS

  • PROTECTIVE CUP

  • PLATE BRUSH

  • BALL AND STRIKE INDICATOR

  • GREY OR BLACK BALL BAGS

  • PLATE MASK

  • SHIN GUARDS

  • CHEST PROTECTOR

  • EQUIPMENT BAG

  • TIME KEEPING DEVICE

 

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