Durham Region Umpires Membership
Welcome to the Durham Region Umpires Membership (DRUM).  This group of 30+ officials provides softball umpires to fastball and slo-pitch leagues in Durham Region, Ontario, Canada.

You can also check out the Zone 8 Fastball Facebook page for updates

Check out the news section of this website for up to date information on DRUM activities throughout the year. 

There are many clinics being held in Zone 8 in 2018.  Remember, it is Softball Canada policy to attend a clinic every two years.  This is a great chance to further hone your skills as a Softball Canada Umpire. 

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Level I, Port Perry, ON - Contact Dave Weller to reserve a spot. 
Level II, Peterborough, ON - Contact Doug Webster to reserve a spot.

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Level I, Pickering, ON - Contact Brian Sharples to reserve a spot.

Softball Canada recently announced it will be implementing a 1-year pilot program to follow the WBSC's lead on the pitching rule and strike zone changes.  See the 'Training Material' section of this website for more info.

Want to be an Umpire?

If you are interested in becoming an umpire, please fill out the application form here and someone will contact you.

Need Umpires?

If you are a league interested in having DRUM umpires officiate for your league, please contact us!  We offer very competitive rates for both fastpitch and slo-pitch leagues in the region and will work with your league to ensure you get the best service you can!

Upcoming Events
Mid Season Tournaments
Check Horizon WebRef for more details related to mid-season tournaments.

Annual General Meeting
Sunday, April 15th @ 1PM. 
North Oshawa Park  

Upcoming Tournaments

DRUM Executive - 2018
President - Gord Jay
Vice President - Joe Neto
FP/SP Director - Norm Lyon
Secretary - Sue Kay
Treasurer - Ernie Bishop
Assignor - Tom Brennan
Director at Large - Doug Webster
Constitution Dir. - Mike Crowder