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IMPORTANT UMPIRE NEWS

2021 Baseball/Softball Season News

New Umpires to Ballwin Athletic Association will need to register with our park.  Please click HERE for the 2021 Umpire Employee Application.  Umpire informational meetings will be in mid to late January. ALL umpires should plan to attend. Please watch the website for undated information.  New umpires with 3 or less years of experience are required to attend umpire training in February and March. These dates will be provided at the informational meeting.

The 2021 season is scheduled to begin April 5th.

QUESTIONS?   PLEASE EMAIL Jason Neal at UMPIRES

BAA Umpire Program Overview

The BAA umpire program is run by the Ballwin Athletic Association Board of Directors.

Requirements:

  • 13 Years or older
  • No experience necessary
  • Complete the 2021 Umpire Employee Application
  • Attend the informational meeting in January
  • Complete all required BAA Employee Forms prior to being scheduled for games
  • Umpires new to BAA and BAA umpires with 3 or less years of experience must attend Training Sessions
    Spring/Summer Training - February and March (TBD)
    Fall Training - July (TBD)  
  • All  umpires are ranked by the age group they are qualified to umpire  
  • Pay is determined by ranking, experience and training attendance
  • Contact Jason Neal at UMPIRES if interested.

 Items considered for ranking:
 Years of Experience    Age of the Umpire     Knowledge of Rules    Field Performance      Promptness      Character 

QUESTIONS?  contact Jason Neal at UMPIRES 

The Umpire Committee thanks you!

Jason Neal (UIC)
Pat Murphy
John Hernandez
Ted Repp

BAA Uniform Supplies

A 2021 phone list and umpire reponsibilities will be given to you prior to your first game.

Umpire Dress Code 

  • Field 1, 2 & 3 umpires should wear gray pants. 
  • Fields 4, 5 and 6 umpires should wear dark blue, black or gray pants or shorts. 
  • All Umpires:
  • Dark blue or black hat (w/BAA logo or no logo)
  • Umpire shirt 
  • Bag with clicker and brush 
  • No white shoes

BAA provides all plate gear: Chest protector, shin guards & mask

 

BAA's umpire program includes non-refundable uniform costs:
Shirt:  $25.00 (powder blue BAA shirt)
Hat:    $10.00 (BAA hat optional. You may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired (dark blue or black)
Bag with clicker/plate brush:  $10.00 (optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired)
Rule Books: BAA will supply