OFFICIALS WINTER MEETING 2024: Ready, Set, Prep for the Season!

OFFICIALS WINTER MEETING 2024: Ready, Set, Prep for the Season!
05/02/2024
Welcome to the revamped OFFICIALS WINTER MEETING, your go-to event for Baseball and Softball Officials gearing up for the upcoming season!

Baseball and Softball Officials across Belgium, get ready to mark March 2, 2024, on your calendars for the Offcials Winter Meeting, designed to bring umpires and scorers together to discuss hot topics and gear up for the upcoming 2024 season.

Location: Sportcomplex Sport Vlaanderen in Ghent.
Time: 13:00 - 18:00 (Meeting) | 18:00 - 20:00 (Closing Drinks)

Agenda Highlights:

  • 13:00 - 13:30: Registration and Welcome
  • 13:30 - 15:00: Part 1
  • 15:00 - 15:15: Break
  • 15:15 - 16:45: Part 2
  • 17:00 - 17:15: Break
  • 17:00 - 18:00: Part 3

Hot Topics for UMPIRES:

  • Unveiling the 2024 KBBSF-FRBBS Rulebook
  • Navigating league structures in 2024
  • Insight into structural changes with KBBSF Commissions
  • A fresh look at the umpire development courses

Hot Topics for SCORERS:

  • Mastering communication with coaches and umpires
  • Player eligibility (see art. SR 7.5.1)
  • Deep dive into MyBallClub: Balls/strike, hit location, Error/hit
  • Training win/loss/safe
  • Simulations in MyBallClub based on real-game situations
  • Troubleshooting MyBallClub
  • Q&A session

As the day wraps up, participants are invited to a casual and enjoyable closing drink, providing the perfect setting for networking and informal discussions.

Registration Details:

To secure your spot, please complete the registration form. For officials not designated via CUS in 2023, a €15 contribution is requested. Please deposit this amount into the following account number BE79 7350 0224 5233 by March 2, with the notification "first name + last name - Officials Winter Meeting 2024."

Don't miss this opportunity to join this essential event for all umpires and scorers in Belgium!