arriving at the tournament, the umpire is expected to notify the
Referee that they are seeking an evaluation at the tournament.
b.Prior to being evaluated, the umpire is expected to have practiced umpiring at the tournament.
umpire is expected to be available to the Referee to be assigned to
tables for a minimum 3 hour block of time to receive 1
evaluation. This means that the umpire will be near
the control desk for assignment to tables or as
specified by the Referee for the 3 hour block of time.
d.Ensure you have a net guage (borrow one if necessary).
e.Ask questions and seek feedback prior to the match evaluation.
evaluation will result in either a “Meets Expectations” or “Needs
Improvement” result, which will be marked on your card. A “Needs
Improvement” means that the evaluation
does not count
as one of your positive results needed to write the Provincial Exam,
but also means that you have received feedback as part of your
training. This is about ensuring
that you are
properly trained as an umpire so that you can improve for the next
evaluation. Part of the evaluation is about your ego and reaction
to the evaluation. Keep a positive
pay attention to the feedback from the evaluator regardless of the