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The GHBL Umpire program is paid $25 per game umpired in the Minors (9/10yo) and Majors (11/12yo) divisions. For the Minors division we typically use just the plate umpire position. While in the Majors division we add a field umpire in addition to the plate umpire. All participants in our program must be at least 12 years old. We keep Majors as 13yo+, so that if we have anyone playing in the league does not umpire their division. On occasion, we will umpire Babe Ruth 13 and 13-15yo  games and Virginia Stars travel games. The Babe Ruth and Virginia Stars game umpires and pay are determined with those games come about. We prefer to have all of our new umpires exclusively focus on the Minor division. 

Fall Umpire Training will take place at Long Park on August 25.  We'll start at 
3pm on field 2, and go for two hours.

To signup to umpire this season please fill-out the following form. Fall 2018 Umpire application

We now use the CaddieNow platform for game assignment and payment. They provide caddies in demand to 30+ clubs in the DC area including Dominion Valley and Bull Run nearby. For more information about CaddieNow please visit . 

You can download the application at  

After you have downloaded the application createyou account. Instructions can be found here. CaddieNow Account Creation
(Note: if you use a different email for CaddieNow than you signed up with please send an email to

Links of value:

2018 Babe Ruth Rule Book (pdf not available yet)
2018 GHBL Rules and Procedures (will be available after 3/21)

2017 Babe Ruth Rule Book
2 man Rotation
2018 Babe Ruth Rule changes