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2022 UMPIRE NEWS

ALL Umpires who plan to umpire games at Ballwin Athletic Association will need to register HERE by completing the 2022 Umpire Employee Application. Below you will find the upcoming 2022 Umpire Informational Meetings and Training Dates. ALL Umpires must attend 1 informational meeting.

Umpires must be 13 years old before they can begin umpiring. If you turn 13 after the season begins, you should still attend the informational meeting and trainings.

 

Continue to watch the website for updated information starting in January. 


The 2022 season is scheduled to begin April 1st with the STLWest Pre-Season Tournament (April 1st-April 10th).

 

Informational Meetings (will be held at the BAA Admin. house) ALL Umpires who plan to work at BAA Must attend 1 Informational Meeting.

January 10, 2022-  6:30-8pm 

January 20, 2022-  6:30-8pm

February 5, 2022-  12- 1:30 pm

Umpire Test Meetings (will be held at the BAA Admin house) Umpires with 3 or less years of experience or new to STLWest MUST attend 1 session

Feburary 15, 2022- 6:30-8:30pm

Feburary 16, 2022- 6:30-8:30pm

February 26, 2022- 12-2pm

Umpire Video Training (will be held at the BAA Admin. house) Umpires with 3 or less years experience MUST attend 1 session

March 1, 2022- 6:30-8:30pm

March 2, 2022- 6:30-8:30pm

March 6, 2022- 12-2pm

On-Field Training (will meet at BAA Admin. house) Umpires with 3 or less years experience MUST attend 1 session

March 12, 2022- 12-3pm

March 16, 2022- 6-9pm

March 27, 2022- 12-3pm

Scrimmage games (6pm-8pm) For 1st and 2nd year Umpires. Sign ups will be available at the Informational and Training Meetings

March 28, 29 

 

QUESTIONS?   PLEASE EMAIL Jason Neal

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 2022 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 if interested.

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

QUESTIONS?  contact Jason Neal

The Umpire Committee thanks you!

Jason Neal (UIC)
Pat Murphy
John Hernandez

Ted Repp
Mike Wait
Amy Webster

 

BAA Uniform Supplies

A 2022 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:  $30.00 (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