Umpires

Announcements

2017 Baseball/Softball Season News:  

Training Sessions: ALL Umpires should plan to attend.

Sat. Feb. 25: 10am - 11am: Advanced Umpire Information Meeting: All Field 1, 2 and 3 Umpires

ALL NEW & FIELD 4,5 & 6 UMPIRES

Choose one date: Reserve your spot with the BAA Webmaster: webmaster@baapark.net 
Tues. March 21: 6-8pm: Classroom Training
Wed. March 22: 6-8pm: Classroom Training

Choose one date (recommneded to attend both): Reserve your spot with the BAA Webmaster: webmaster@baapark.net 
Thurs. March 23: 6-8pm Onfield Training
Sun. March 26: 1-3pm Onfield Training

Choose one date: Reserve your spot with the BAA Webmaster: webmaster@baapark.net 
Sat. March 25: 9-11am Test Review
Sat. March 25: 11:30 - 1:30pm Test Review
Mon. March 27: 6-8pm Test Review

Choose one date: Reserve your spot with the BAA Webmaster: webmaster@baapark.net  
Practice Games
Mon. 3/27 6pm FULL
Tues. 3/28 6pm
Wed. 3/29 6pm
Thurs. 3/30 6pm

Not required but highly recommended: Reserve your spot with the BAA Webmaster: webmaster@baapark.net 
Those who attend Softball training will receive an additional $1 - $2 extra pay for Softball games
Sat. March 25: 2-3:30pm Softball Training

Pay Periods are listed below: Pay day is every other Friday and includes a 2 week period ending the previous Sunday. (Ex: 1st pay day is Friday April 7 for games from March 19 - April 3)  

QUESTIONS?  SEND TO WEBMASTER (webmaster@baapark.net)  

BAA Umpire Committee: Chris Cordingley (SB UIC), John Hernandez, Pat Murphy (BB UIC), Jason Neal, Ted Repp and Judy Young 

BAA Umpire Program Overview

Ballwin Athletic Association's umpire program is run by members of the Board of Directors.

 

Minimum age 13

 

All umpires new to umpiring and/or to the association are required to attend the testing and training sessions prior to each season. Testing and training for the Spring/Summer season is held in late February and early March. Testing and training for the Fall season is held at the end of July. BAA does accept experienced umpires throughout each season.

 

All umpires are ranked by age group that they are qualified to umpire. Qualifications and influence of ranking include:

  • Knowledge of the rules
  • On field performance (positioning, presence, form, handling of situations
  • Promptness (to ball park and to field)
  • Being respectful at all times (to managers, supervisors, other umpires....at all times)
  • Neatness (uniform and umpire room)
  • Age of umpire

All umpires who wish to umpire at BAA must have a registration form on file. Please see the form attached to this page.

 

If you have any questions you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@baapark.net

 

The umpire committee thanks you. Chris Cordingley (SB UIC), John Hernandez, Pat Murphy (BB UIC), Jason Neal, Ted Repp and Judy Young

BAA Uniform Supplies

An annually updated phone list and instructional cover sheet will be available at the ball park for all umpires. Most of your responsibilities are listed and you are expected to be aware of them.

 

As always, Field 1 and 2 umpires should wear gray pants. Fields 3, 4, 5 and 6 umpires should wear dark blue, black or gray pants or shorts. All umpires- dark blue or black hat, umpire shirt and bag with clicker and brush. NO WHITE SHOES.

 

BAA's umpire program includes non-refundable fees:

  • Shirt:  $20.00 (powder blue BAA shirt)
  • Hat:    $8.00    (BAA hat optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired - dark blue or black only)
  • Bag with clicker/plate brush:  $7.00 (optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired)
  • Rule Books: BAA will supply