Umpire training clinics for HS through youth

The Fairfield County Chapter of Approved Baseball Umpires (FCCABU) will conduct its 2018 Umpire Training, which is a series of clinics for those interested in working high school, regional and youth baseball games throughout the season that begins in early April.

FCCABU covers games in most towns in Fairfield County.

Candidates must be Connecticut residents and at least 18 years old or a high school senior.

Clinics on rules and mechanics will be conducted 8 to 11:30 a.m. for seven consecutive Sundays starting Jan. 7 at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull.

An exam will be administered on Feb. 25.

Candidates can visit the website at for general information and to register online.

For additional information or questions, please call Darrin Besescheck at 203-209-6137 or e-mail

Registrations will be accepted until Jan. 4 at 3 p.m.