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RussMatt Questions & Answers

What are the dates for the games played at RussMatt 2022?

RussMatt begins February 21, 2022, and ends April 2, 2022

What are the game fees?

9-inning: $100/7-inning: $80 (Division II, III, NAIA, JUCO)

Is there a time when the daily schedule is high?

Yes. February 29 – March 15

What is the registration process?

The registration period for RussMatt 2022 is open. You may register by completing this form:

2022 Russ Matt Registration Form (Google Form)

What is the deadline to register?

The deadline to register is December 3, 2021. Please note: If you are staying in RussMatt housing, the deadline to register is November 12

Are umpires required to be a member of UCU?

No. For umpires who are not – your references are important.

How will game schedules be disseminated?


Are there specific uniform requirements?

Yes. UCU hats are to be worn at ALL games. UCU hats can be ordered at Stripes and Strikes, UCU’s exclusive uniform supplier. Order online at

Remaining standards are as follows: Charcoal grey pants, MLB style black/blue shirts with colored side panel (Majestic or Smitty). NOTE: Crew must wear matching shirts with no numbers or conference affiliation.

Where are the games being played?

The majority of the games will be played at the main complexes:

  • Lake Myrtle Sports Complex (Auburndale), 905 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale, FL 33823
  • Chain of Lakes Park, 210 Cypress Garden Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880
  • Northeast Regional Park, 50901-US 27, Davenport, FL 33897

Auxiliary sites and fields are listed here: RussMatt Field & Locations

Can lodging accommodations be made taking into consideration location of game sites?


Are there RussMatt lodging options?

Umpire House – $20; Umpires are only eligible for $20 housing if they are in town for a minimum of seven nights.

Can umpires make their own lodging arrangements?