Umpires interested in working at the Lake Shawnee Baseball Complex doing SCABA league/tourney games  must fill out a Shawnee County Parks and Recreation Official’s Info Sheet prior to being allowed to umpire!

TPUA Contract

Umpire-in-Chief contact:
Tegan Swoboda
785-224-7595
tegan.swoboda@gmail.com

13U New Bat Rules

Effective January 1st 2020, all 13U events and all teams in 13u events must use a maximum drop 8 (-8) bat with the official USSSA 1.15 BPF Mark permanently stamped. All 14u events and all teams in the 14u event must use a maximum drop 5 (-5) bat with the official USSSA 1.15 BPF Mark Permanently stamped.

Rule 7.01.C Penalty: (First Offense) –If the Umpire discovers that a bat does not conform to USSSA Rule 7.01.C until a time during or after which the bat has been used in play, it shall not be grounds for declaring the batter out and/or ejection from the game. If the Umpire discovers that a bat has been used to put a ball in play and before the next legal pitch, the defensive team shall have the choice of the result of play or the batter being called out and all runners returning to the base occupied at the time of the pitch. (Second Offense)–If a team is found in violation of this rule a second time, then the manager shall be ejected in addition to the First Offense penalty.

Complex Address:

3025 SE Croco Rd

Topeka, KS  66605

Mailing Address:

Shawnee County Parks & Recreation

801 NE Poplar

Topeka, KS  66616

Phone/Fax

Phone: (785) 251-2970

Fax (785) 246-0804