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USA Field Hockey is excited to invite you to apply to umpire at the upcoming Sunshine Showcase in Kissimmee, Florida. The showcase will take place January 26-28, 2024. The location of the event is the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort.
Umpires will be housed in rooms for up to four nights (1/25 arrival - 1/29 departure) at a designated hotel (TBD). Umpires will not be reimbursed if they stay outside of the USA Field Hockey selected hotel for this event. If a single room is requested the umpire must cover half the cost of the room. Games will be completed by 7:00 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Umpires will receive a meal ticket for lunch and dinner at the venue. Breakfast provided at hotel.
USA Field Hockey will provide a $50 stipend to all umpires to help cover the transportation from Orlando Airport to the assigned hotels.
A shuttle will be provided to transport umpires from the field and hotel on match days.
Umpires will receive $50 per game ($1/Minute)
Based on the number of teams, we are looking at about 107 umpires for the event.
This years event is full field 11v11 matches and 7v7 matches. A Level 1 rating is the recommended level to participate.
The cutoff date for registration is midnight Friday, December 1, 2023. We will be monitoring registration and will close it out early if we reach our goal of umpires.
UMPIRES MUST HAVE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP BEYOND JANUARY 30, 2024 TO REGISTER.
Please respond to:
Umpire Services Coordinator, Brian Tyson (email@example.com) with any questions, thoughts, or concerns regarding the event.