Session to train umpires for youth leagues planned

The Fairfield County Chapter of Approved Baseball Umpires (FCCABU) will begin training prospective umpires on Sunday, Oct. 10 with on field mechanics sessions running on Sunday mornings from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Virtual rules sessions will be conducted during the winter months. FCCABU provides qualified baseball umpires for youth and amateur programs in Fairfield County including CIAC and Independent High School, Little League and Babe Ruth, among others.

Anyone age 18 or over is invited to learn skills and study rules that will enable them to officiate games, have some fun and earn a little bit of extra money.

Our comprehensive training will give you the confidence to take the field and prepare you to get the calls right! Interested candidates can visit the website at for general information and to register online.

For more information, please e-mail