Website Manager

Dublin Youth Athletics

Dublin Youth Athletics

DYA Baseball/Softball Youth Umpires

Registration for 2024 DYA Spring/Summer Baseball & Softball Youth Umpires begins January 1.

The information below is from the 2023 Spring/Summer season.

2024 Youth Umpires program information will be posted later this year. The program will be structured similarly to 2023.

Scroll down this page for more information on our Baseball/Softball Youth Umpire program.

2023 Youth Umpires - Program Information

DYA Baseball/Softball Youth Umpires

The DYA Youth Umpires program is open to 7th-12th graders who reside in the City of Dublin or within the Dublin City School District boundaries.

Umpires work DYA Baseball & Softball League games.

2023 Spring season: Umpires work 3rd grade and older DYA Baseball & Softball Recreational League games. Regular season games begin April 29 and the postseason tournament concludes on June 28 for most leagues. Games are played weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturdays at Avery Park in Dublin.

2023 Fall season: Umpires work 4th grade and older DYA Fall Baseball & Softball League games. The fall season is from September 5 through October 9. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) at Avery Park in Dublin. Games begin at 6:15 PM. Late-season games played on fields without lights may begin as early as 5:30 PM to complete before darkness.

Additional information regarding training clinics will be e-mailed to all registered applicants.

Concussion Certification: Ohio Law requires all officials to be certified in concussion recognition. The free online certification course takes about 30 minutes to complete and is found at Upon completion of the course, a certificate is issued. Concussion certification is valid for three years.

DYA Youth Umpires Program Overview: DYA Youth Umpire Program Overview 2021.pdf
DYA Baseball Rules:
2023 DYA Baseball Rules Summary (PDF)
2023 DYA Baseball Rules: AA, AAA & Junior Pony (PDF)
2023 DYA Baseball Rules: Pony & Senior Pony (PDF)

DYA Softball Rules: 
2021 DYA Softball Rules: Minor & Major Leagues (PDF)

2021 DYA Softball Rules: Senior League (PDF)
Softball Look-Back Rule (PDF)

DYA Youth Umpires Training Materials:
DYA Umpire Study Guide: Baseball & Softball and Umpiring Basics (PDF)
DYA Umpire Study Guide: Fair or Foul (PDF)

Questions? Email the DYA Umpire Commissioner: [email protected]


Dublin Youth Athletics
6543 Commerce Pkwy, Ste G
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Phone: 614-259-7631
Email: [email protected]

Copyright © 2023 Dublin Youth Athletics  |  Privacy Statement |  Terms Of Use |  License Agreement |  Children's Privacy Policy  Log In