As a member of the siac conference roster, umpires should be aware of its content and committed to the goal of assisting selfimprovement and upgrading the quality of umpiring for collegiate baseball. Minor league baseball umpire manual rulebook rulebooks. Jul 17, 2017 ncaa softball has a number of amazing umpires, and i look forward to working with them to continue to make the sport the best it can be. Ncaa publications 2003 ncaa softball umpire manual.
Proven success in working and controlling fast pitch softball games at the highest levels. My experience has been that the asa controls most of the mechanics and techniques that both the ncaa and fed softball umpires use. I, for one, appreciate the effort that you all put forth to help these athletes aspire to their dreams of playing softball at the next level, no matter what level it is. An online clinic will also be published in january. This umpire manual is the definitive resource for professional and amateur umpires alike. National umpire schools nus are taught by national umpire staff members. Submit the signed release form by the deadline date authorizing a. Allegheny mountain collegiate conference amcc capital athletic conference cac landmark conference. The uil and have teamed up to make results, records, team information and stats from uil sports available using maxpreps sports information system. Ncaa softball rules national collegiate athletic association issn 10890106 the national collegiate athletic association p. The manual contains such subjects as mechanics, coverage, positioning, responsibilities, optional coverages, procedures, and terminology used in a twoumpire system by professional umpires. Softball umpires resources and collection officials 101. Ncaa division i baseball game officials manual 2012 10 of 86 f.
There is no audio on the slides, but you will hear audio in the video portion of the presentation. Officiating information kentucky high school athletic association. And to stock up on stylish team usa gear that you can wear all year round, visit the team usa shop. Umpires in some cases are diligent in adhering to these. To other college or university officials of another school in which a student seeks or. To the southern collegiate umpires association web site. Buy a cheap copy of collegiate commissioners association.
The closest 2020 national umpire school will be hosted in clovis, ca jan 2426, 2020. The publication is dedicated to the development of softball officiating in canada by communicating news and information of interest to the canadian umpiring community. The cca softball umpires manual provides collegiate baseball umpires with a resource that will help them build the skills necessary to meet the demands of todays college athletic competition. The central arkansas softball program hosted the national pro fastpitch team on oct. Ohio high school fast pitch softball coaches association ohsfsca. Well be in touch with news, updates, and ways you can help the team. Clinic tonight 041014 khsaa announces official of the year nominees for 2014. In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and handling the disciplinary actions. Umpires registered usa softball of southern california.
We are an organization dedicated to providing baseball umpiring services to colleges, technical institutions and universities for the following levels. Must receive a passing grade of 80% or better on the annual ncaa baseball test by the deadline date. The 2020 ncaa softball rules and mechanics test will be available on january 2. The cca softball umpire s manual provides collegiate baseball umpires. Ncaa division i baseball game officials manual 2010 10 of 57 f. In 20, asa softball celebrated its 80th year as an organization. Provide the highest possible athletic experience for every participant through an uncompromising commitment to excellence in sports administration. Minimanual for senior softball umpires at azt and scg. These are shortened versions of the legal definitions or. The term is often shortened to the colloquial form ump. This 159page milb manual contains the official rule interpretations and clarifications used throughout minor league baseball. They are also sometimes addressed as blue at lower levels due to the common color of the. California collegiate softball umpires association 2015 registration form in order to prepare for the upcoming 20142015 training programs, please complete this form.
Student resources and services undergraduate bulletin 2012. Click here for information on how to display your epub download on ipad, kindle, nook, iphone. I dont hate stupid people, i just feel we should remove all warning labels and let the problem take care of itself. Fcus philosophy is based upon continuous professional development for umpires. A softball umpire since 1979, hyde has worked numerous conference championships, division ii regionals and national championships, as well as division i regionals, super regionals and the womens college. There are over 100 pages of referees and umpires across the website, highlighting dozens of sports. Now i know this is a baseball forum, and i do umpire baseball, but in watching the ncaa softball tournament this weekend, especially the umpires, has anybody noticed that they are like robots on the field. For a complete and current listing of the ncaa softball rules committee, please go to. This page is created in conjunction with the texas asa facebook page to have a place where umpires can seek information on clinics. All nuss have gone through a transformation and includes all new presentations and the flexibility to choose some topics that meet your training needs. We conduct our training sessions with the most qualified instructors, including officials from both major and minor league baseball, as well as top collegiate umpires. Taylor division ii coordinator of baseball umpires email.
If you are an umpire, coach, school administrator, interested member, or conference, we hope that you will easily find what you may be looking for. At uca, faculty and staff partner with students to create strong engagement with the local. The uca copy center provides a wide range of copying services for uca departments. Activities include flag football, tennis, cross country, softball, swimming. May not serve as a conference umpire coordinator or assign umpires to work division i conference games. Our primary geographic focus is the northern metro atlanta area, including north fulton county, east cobb, cherokee, south forsyth, and adjacent areas. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us. In an emergency situation, if the head coach is not present, the community coach may attend the pregame conference.
It is the official umpire manual and rulebook for minor league baseball umpire development formerly pbuc. The association i work with does both softball and baseball, and i do roughly 75% baseball and 25% softball. Usa softball umpires are nationally recognized as the best trained and proficient in the sport and are involved in competition starting with league play, city, state and national championships. Siac baseball umpires are reminded that they are in the public eye. He currently also serves in a similar capactiy with three other ncaa conferences. Softball rules of the game the official site of the ncaa. Hyde named ncaa national coordinator of softball umpires. See ssua contact information on the umpire page below. Collegiate commissioners association mechanics manual. Ssua will train you for free anytime during the year.
The softball umpire improvement program suip was given the responsibility of selecting umpires for division i postseason play beginning in 2002. Jan 01, 2015 the cca softball umpires manual provides collegiate baseball umpires with a resource that will help them build the skills necessary to meet the demands of todays college athletic competition. Between the lines is a publication of the softball canada umpires program. Umpires will receive a welcome packet that includes the 2020 and 2021 ncaa softball rules and interpretations book and 2020 cca softball umpires manual. The only official source for college softball mechanics are the softball umpiring manual from the cca. Umpires training and certification usa softball of. The host school game administration is responsible for all unsporting acts that occur after the umpires jurisdiction has ended. Get in touch with usa softball of idaho district 8 spokane umpire in chief dennis keys at 509 7148373 and he can help you through the process. Welcome to the college softball umpires locker room. What i mean by that, is they have no style like baseball umpires. Ncaa softball has a number of amazing umpires, and i look forward to working with them to continue to make the sport the best it can be. Our new training system elevates the performance of our officials. We own 2017 asa softball umpires manual doc, pdf, txt, djvu, epub formats.
Welcome to the 201220 academic year at the university of central arkansas. On february 14, 20, the ohsaa board of directors mandated that these. Outfield umpires are used in major events, such as the major league baseball allstar game, and depending on the level, at parts of postseason playoffs. Collegiate commissioners association 20 softball umpires. Im all for equality, but if one of the umpires isnt qualified or doesnt have a proven track record regardless of gender, they shouldnt be officiating the biggest stage of college softball. All csua umpires that work any csua assigned conferences are required to attend one of the clinics. The purpose of the program is to facilitate the cognitive learning of newer csua umpires. This manual is primarily based upon amateur softball association asa and senior softball usa slow pitch rules, which promote safety and prevent collisions. In 2003 the suip introduced a comprehensive umpire mechanics manual, reduced the staff of regional coordinators to two, and established an observation program consisting of the national staff and six. Art hill is the great lakes valley conference supervisor of softball umpires. In 2004 the california collegiate softball umpires association ccsua was formed with the objective of providing a high quality instructional program for the development, training, and continual improvement of collegiate softball umpires and to work with the college softball assigners in that role. I understand that the struggle to keep our uniforms up to date, our. Dec 23, 2015 2016 cca softball collegiate umpires manual sample chapters.
Mechanics for 2, 3, and 4 umpires texas association of sports officials, williams, ken on. Umpires registered2020 registered umpires as of 03012020. Returning ccsua umpires with no changes include your name only. Record books contain singlegame, season and career records, plus coaching records, collegiate records, conference standings, attendance leaders, and award winners. Khsaa handbook sanctioning contests strategic plan. The california collegiate softball umpires association. Plus, we added hundreds of links, videos and podcasts from around the world. So, i basically consider myself a baseball guy who does softball. Collegiate commissioners association baseball umpires manual 2014. Collegiate commissioners association 20 softball umpires manual. Instructor for four asacollegiate fast pitch umpire training camps. Softball manual university interscholastic league uil.
The cca manual is a very thorough document, but like any umpire manual, it cannot cover every possible play that might happen on a softball field. Umpires training and certification usa softball of southern. The site was created using over 10,000 twitter posts and retweets. The cca manual is the one common tool that every umpire should be. Backing up to a deeper calling distance on force plays and getting a 90 on the throw is part of prepitch planning, something that should be done between pitches for every pitch. Biennial uic clinic usa softball ncaa nfhs rule differences usa softball national umpire staff official gear catalog umpire manual rule. Ncaa softball umpiring home plate softball incident report form. Interpretations book and the ncaa division ii baseball prechampionship manual comments and suggested additions to this manual are always welcome.
Ncaa softball instructions to umpires november 21, 2009 5 of 19 section 1. The 2016 coaches and officials manual includes information regarding. The ccsua was started in 2004 with the objective of providing a high quality instructional program for the development, training, and. Pregame meeting like your pregame meeting ground rules independent contractors agreement cell phones no side discussions raise hand for questions but try to keep them to the end use your. This site is hosted by the california collegiate softball umpires association ccsua in affiliation with naso national association or sports officials. Minor league baseball manual for the twoumpire system. Umpires manual manalapan baseball and softball association. Oct 11, 2012 the central arkansas softball program hosted the national pro fastpitch team on oct. Softball umpires unlimited officiate fast pitch and slow pitch softball at all levels.671 1029 808 451 1304 4 1135 908 1380 1216 664 194 204 1450 200 10 164 910 324 1331 336 1405 437 504 235 828 921 1121 1066 846 778 1265