The Roleystone Tee-ball and Baseball Club promotes and actively participates in the Green Shirt Program.
The objective of the Green Shirt Program is to reduce the incidence of abuse and harassment directed towards inexperienced officials and, as a result, improve retention rates at the grass roots level of sport.
The Green Shirt Program aims to:
- Make new officials easily identifiable, so that they are easy to recognise and support;
- Raise awareness and increase recognition and support for new officials;
- Reduce pressure and lessen abuse and conflict directed towards new officials;
- Create a culture of support for these new officials through the education of players, coaches, spectators and the media.
The officials who take part in the program run by Baseball WA and the Tee-ball Association of WA are provided with an easily identifiable coloured official's shirt.
We need to understand that in our Club there is zero tolerance to anyone arguing with our umpires. Only the team coach may quietly approach and appeal to an umpire about a decision they have made. If any parent wishes to discuss a decision or question a rule, they should do so at the end of the game.
Unresolved issues with any of our umpires or coaches should be directed to the Club President.