Idaho District 2 Little League: Umpires

Wednesday, March 21
2019 Little League Rule Changes

2019 Little League Rule Changes.

 The link to these rules changes on the Little League website is above.

Summary as follows: 

  • Reg VI(a): Catcher moving to pitcher is limited to 20 pitches to be eligible to move back to the catcher position
  • Rule 1.10: Tee-Ball bats can only be used in the minor league with the use of Tee Balls
  • Rule 2.00: Dead Ball area clarified to be beyond any physical barrier, ie: fence, chalk line, etc.
  • Rule 8.02(a)(1): Pitcher may bring hands to their mouth inside the circle, just not on the pitching plate
  • Rule 8.06: Not considered a mound visit when manager makes pitching change, unless he/she speaks to a defensive player first
  • Tournament Regulation: Teams with less than 12 players, the team is limited to two (2) coaches in the dugout
  • Tournament Rule 14: Beginning in the 2nd extra inning, the last batter of the inning will begin the inning on 2nd base

Saturday, February 6
Umpire Resources

Here are a few training resources for your reference.

Umpire Bible -- The district umpires have reviewed this site, and find it to be highly useful in all training aspects. The address is if the link doesn't work.

Be sure to also check out the Downloads:Umpires page for training materials, pregame checklists, and more.

Umpire Contact List


2019 District Umpire Staff

Rob Brown - District UIC


Ron Baker 724-4014
Jim Byrne 850-8120

Teri Reinsch-Cook 850-9848

Bob Darling 425-736-4480

Mike Garoutte 371-5411

Brian Harrison 841-8290

Chuck Lawrence 440-9800

Al Marino 412-0027

Ian Osgood 360-470-8048

Ben Semple 340-5215

J.D. Sexton 890-6780

Jim Shemwell 794-8242

Bob Slyter 949-6800

Dan Williams 863-2065



2019 League UICs

Brian Weers Emmett UIC 369-3321
Katrina Barber Idaho City UIC 392-4764
Glen Hogin Nampa UIC 841-4833
Adam Rothenbuhler North Boise UIC 867-9946
Owen Seatz Northwest Ada UIC 860-3172
Josh Holland South Boise UIC 230-1570
Brian Deatherage Southwest Ada UIC 880-5134
Scott Gafford West Boise UIC 899-1182
 Parry Walborn West Valley UIC  541-990-8300

Sunday, February 4
2019 Umpire Training - Local

Below are the dates, times, and locations for both Rules and Mechanics (on-field) clinics.  Note that some days there are 2 mechanics clinics being offered, attendance is only expected for a single 3-hour clinic (morning or afternoon).


Upcoming Clinics: 

Date  Time Clinic Type (Hosting League) Location / Notes
 March 2 (Sat)      
  9a - Noon Trainer River Valley Church, 1115 N Garden St, Boise, ID 83706
March 9 (Sat)      

  9a - Noon


(ELL) New Life Celebration Church, 1809 S Sub Station Rd., Emmett 

1p - 4p


(ELL) Gem Island Sports Complex, Emmett 
   9a - Noon  Rules (NVLL) Nampa City Rec Senior Center, 207 Constitution Way, Nampa 
  1p - 4p Mechanics (NVLL) South Middle School, 229 W Greenhurst Rd; Nampa
March 16 (Sat)



  9a - Noon Mechanics McDevitt Fields – E. McMillan & Eagle Rd, Boise
March 18 (Mon)      
  7p - 8p  Balk Rolling Hills School – 8900 N. Horseshoe Bend Rd, Garden City
March 19 (Tue)      
  7p - 9p  Rules Lowell Scott Middle School, 13600 W. McMillan Rd, Boise
March 25 (Mon)      
  7p-8p Balk  Amity Elementary - 10000 W Amity Rd, Boise
March 26 (Tue)      
  7p-9p Rules Amity Elementary - 10000 W Amity Rd, Boise
March 30 (Sat)      
  9a - Noon Mechanics  Liberty Park, N Liberty St., Boise
 April 7 (Sun)      
   1p - 4p  Mechanics Lake Hazel Middle School, 11625 W. LaGrange St, Boise