KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS as a SPORTS OFFICIAL: California Penal Code 243.8 (a) When a battery is committed against a sports official immediately prior to, during, or immediately following an interscholastic, intercollegiate, or any other organized amateur or professional athletic contest in which the sports official is participating, and the person who commits the offense knows or reasonably should know that the victim is engaged in the performance of his or her duties, the offense shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment. (b) For purposes of this section, "sports official" means any individual who serves as a referee, umpire, linesman, or who serves in a similar capacity but may be known by a different title or name and is duly registered by, or a member of, a local, state, regional, or national organization engaged in part in providing education and training to sports officials.
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MANDATORY MEETING DATES You can't make these meetings up - you need to be on hand!
At all meetings you must be in uniform. Black MLB shirt, white stripes on the side - black undershirt. Dark charcoal gray pants, black cap and name tag.