Umpires


Umpire Login 2019 Umpire Clinics


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Clinics

Umpire clinics for Level 1 and 2 umpires are booked for March 23rd and April 6th, 2019. Check the OBA website for final dates and registration information.

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Pay Rates

  House League Select Rep
T-Ball $20 n/a n/a
Rookie Ball $25 $25 $30
Mosquito $30 $35 $35
Peewee $40 $40 $45
Bantam $45 $45 $50
Midget (7 innings) $45 $50 $55
Midget (9 innings) n/a n/a $65

There is no distinction between Major and Minor divisions.

Plate and base umpires will be paid the same.

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Level System

GMBA LevelUmpire ExpectationAssociation Expectations
1
  • Late season T Bal, Rookie Ball House League
  • 3-6 games per month
  • Basic Positioning (P1, P2, P3 and P4)
  • Rules knowledge (basic understanding of the game of baseball)
  • How and when to move to the next position (90 degree angle, Pivot, getting out from behind home plate)
  • Basic Mechanics (Out/Safe, Ball/Strike)
  • Flyball coverage areas
  • Fair/Foul Responsibilities and definitions
  • Successful evaluation needed for advancement
2
  • Rookie Ball House League & Rep and Mosquito House League
  • 1-2 games a week
  • All previous requirements
  • Rules knowledge (Infield Fly, overthrow, live/dead ball)
  • Proper Timing (allowing the play to happen)
  • Proper Voice (Loud, Clear, Confident)
  • Successful evaluation needed for advancement
3
  • Rookie Ball Rep, Mosquito House League & Rep, Peewee House League
  • 1-3 games a week  
  • All previous requirements
  • Rules knowledge (Contact, reentry, balk)
  • First to Third rotations
  • Advanced flyball mechanics
  • Signals
  • Successful evaluation needed for advancement
4
  • Mosquito House League & Rep, Peewee House League & Rep, Bantam House League
  • 1-3 games per week
  • All previous requirements
  • Rules knowledge (Interference, Obstruction, Scoring a run)
  • Mechanics review
  • Game management techniques
  • Successful evaluation needed for advancement
5
  • Peewee Rep, Bantam House League & Rep
  • 1-4 games per week
  • All previous requirements
  • Rules knowledge (Batting out of order, EP, DH)
  • Situational management
  • Plays at the plate
  • Successful evaluation needed for advancement
6
  • Peewee Rep, Bantam House League & Rep, Midget House League, Midget tier 2 (special circumstances only)
  • 1-4 games a week
  • All previous requirements
  • Tag up responsibilities
  • Mastery of skill
  • Understanding of the three umpire system
  • Successful evaluation at Tournament or Championship Weekend (needed for advancement)
7
  • Bantam House League & Rep, Midget House League & Rep.
  • 1-3 games a week
  • All previous requirements
  • Three umpire system

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Equipment

As covered in the level 1 and 2 clinics umpires will need the following; indicator, ball bag, plate brush, jersey, plain black hat, protective equipment, grey pants, black shoes, black belt and black socks.

Grey pants (dress type, that shin guards can fit underneath), black (or mostly black) shoes - can be baseball cleats, a black belt and black socks are not available for purchase through GMBA.

Equipment Packages

Package 1

$55

Includes

  • Jersey
  • Umpire Kit

Package 2

$75

Includes

  • Jersey
  • Umpire Kit
  • Hat

Package 3

$130

Includes

  • Jersey
  • Umpire Kit
  • Hat
  • Jacket

Equipment Price List

ItemSize & Colour OptionsCost

Umpire kit

(Indicator, ball bag and brush)

n/a $20
Jersey

Youth M, L, Adult S-3XL

Colours: 

  • Powder (GMBA recommended)
  • Black
  • Cream and Navy (limited sizes)
$40
Hats Flexfit S-M or Flexfit L-XL $20
Umpire Jacket Adult S-2XL $65
Throat protector Small or Large Free (if supply lasts)

Protective Equipment

(Face mask, chest protector, shin guards)

Fitted to umpire Free rental for OBA level 1 and 2 umpires.  End of season cheques retained until equipment returned.

GMBA is working with The Hockey Shop to get a shoe deal (plate and base shoes) for umpires this year at a group price.  More information about this to follow.

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Upcoming Events


Mar. 23, 2019 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Bantam Select Tryouts
Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Players born in 2004 and 2005

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Mar. 30, 2019 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Boardroom Reservation
GMBA large boardroom
NCCP Clinics

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Mar. 30, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Peewee Select Tryouts
Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Players born in 2006 and 2007

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