2018 USA Umpire Exam Fast and Slow Pitch
The examination consists of a series of questions covering rules and mechanics of the 2018 USA Softball Official Rule Book. Questions are true or false and multiple choice. Submitted answers will be sent to USA Softball of Colorado’s test committee.
The abbreviations used in the questions follow the following: B (N) = Batter; R1 = runner closest to home; R2 is the succeeding runner; R3 is the runner on first base when the bases are full; S (N) = substitutes; CR (N) = courtesy runner(s); PC (N) = physically challenged player; and F (N) = fielder by number. F1 is pitcher; F2 is catcher; F3 is first baseman; F4 is second baseman; F5 is third baseman; F6 is shortstop; F7 is left fielder; F8 is center fielder; and F9 is right fielder. If F10 is used it would be the extra fielder in the slow pitch game.
This examination may be given to all USA Softball registered umpires under one of the following methods to be determined by your local state/metro USA Softball commissioner, local umpires association, local parks and recreation department, or military sports officer:
1) Under supervision without the use of the USA Softball Official Rule Book.
2) Under supervision using the USA Softball Official Rule Book.
3) With no supervision and using the USA Softball Official Rule Book.