Rules, On-Line Exams, and Rules Casebook

PLAYING RULES ASSESSMENT PROCESS AND DATES AVAILABILITY

There are two types of Playing Rules Assessment available.

OPEN RULES ASSESSMENT
   12.01am AEST – Saturday 20th April – 11.59pm AEST Sunday 28th April 2019

  • Open – More difficult type rules. For Players, Coaches, Level 0 – 8 umpires.
  • We encourage everyone wanting to test their advanced knowledge to sit this Open Rules Assessment; it is available only during set times of the year.
  • The Open Rules Assessment must be undertaken by umpires every second year to maintain their accreditation and every year for umpires wanting to advance their accreditation.
  • Level 0-1 umpires may sit this Assessment, if they do not meet the required pass mark, they then may sit the Basic Assessment to apply for accreditation assessment.

BASIC RULES ASSESSMENT
  1st May – 31st March every year

  • Basic – Easy type questions on everyday plays and situations. Level 0 – 1 umpires.
  • The Basic Rules Assessment can be undertaken anytime from May through to March (closed for April).
  • We welcome players, coaches, scorers, officials and parents to test their knowledge.

REGISTRATION OR ASSESSMENT LINKS

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2019 sees a new cloud-based platform for the rules assessment portal with a new web address. The old site will be closed down as of the 31 Dec 2018.

All users will need to register for 2019, for either the Open and/or the Basic formats.

You need to register here to receive an invite to the assessment portal BEFORE going to the below link.

If you already have an active 2019 Basic Rules Assessment username, and would like to sit the Open Rules Assessment, please follow this link and send us your current Basic user name. Switch me from Basic to Open please

Next steps: Wait to receive your ‘invite’ by email from ‘the Assessment portal’ after your registration request is processed, this may take up to a week or so; please check your spam filter or junk folder for an email from “no reply”, the instructions will be in the email invitation. Please record your username and password for future use.

You may log on at any time of the year complete the practice/test questions.

  • Note: You must have a username and password from a personal invite, you cannot go to the coursesites portal directly, and register yourself.

Coursesites/Blackboard is a global free learning management system for K12 and Higher Ed Instructors enabling blended & eLearning, it does not know who you are without an invite to register a username to the rules assessment.

ACCREDITATION AND ASSESSMENT TYPES

NEW OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES 2018-2021

For Information, help and FAQ’s go to SAL Softball Rules Assessment

Softball Australia Umpire Technical Bulletins

Softball Australia Umpire Mechanical Bulletins

2018-2021 WBSC Fast Pitch Playing Rules

WBSC Fastpitch Casebook