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Have you been to a Canadian Championship, a Western Canadian Championship, a Provincial Championship?


Are you looking to succeed at these events?


Do you aspire to a Level V in Softball Canada?


Do you want umpire at a international event?


If the answer to any of these is yes, then this is the clinic for you!


This clinic is designed to show you what it takes to reach the highest level in softball officiating and to help you establish a plan to reach your goal and what you must do to achieve those goals.


Managing a Game

Setting and Achieving Your Umpire Goals

Developing Big Game Focus

Forming Habits That Lead To Success

Verbal Judo

Mental Advantages Through Nutrition and Physical Fitness


ISF Plate Mechanics - including video review

In Depth Discussions of Three and Four Umpire System

Achieving Optimal Angles and Distances on Tag and Force Plays


The clinic will consist of large town hall style discussions, small group work, gym sessions as interactive classroom sessions.


The clinic will consist of a Friday evening session, plus full day sessions on Saturday and Sunday with a social event following Saturday's session.


The clinic will be held at Hope Secondary, Hope, BC on April 24, 25 & 26, 2015.


The clinic cost is $100.00


Included with the clinic cost:


Snacks & Lunch on Saturday & Sunday as well a T-Shirt & Hat


Hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate at Colonial 900 Motel for $79.99 per room. Make sure to say you are with the umpire clinic.



In addition to all of the instructors having experience at the international level as officials as well as experience as supervisors at Canadian Championships, they have a passion for umpring and a strong desire to share their own experiences so that you can learn from their experiences. 


Your instructors will be:


Ian Brown - 2015 ISF Jr. Womens World Championsion & 2014 European Men's Fastpitch Championship


Aaron Poulin - 2015 Pan American Games & 2012 Jr. Men's World Championship


Scott McLaren - 2014 Jr. Men's World Championship


Brenda Terpstra - 2014 Sr. Women's World Championship


And hopefully one additional instructor.

Clinic space will be limited to 20 participants


Payment confirms your spot at the clinic - Payment options are as follows:

via interact e-transfer to


via cheque/cash payable to

Scott McLaren 

Suite 368, 113-437 Martin Street

Penticton, BC V2A 5L1


Please complete the  application form to indicate your interest with all selected participants being notified by March 15, 2015



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