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Umpires and Referees

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Previous experience as a sports official is highly recommended. Experience is gained by working as an umpire, referee, or other type of sports official in high school and other amateur leagues. Many umpires and referees obtain knowledge of the rules of their particular sport by competing in that sport at the professional and/or amateur levels.

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