2018 LBA Umpire Requirements
Each Umpire to provide their own belt, ball bag and plate brush.
All umpires must fill out a W-9 form (regardless of past submission)
click here to download W-9 form
Each umpire will receive a LBA Umpire hat and T-Shirt
Required Umpire Training Date - April 28th from 10:30-11:30 at KTMS.
Umpires are encouraged to have their own protective gear, although it is not required. A mask, chest protector and shin pads will be at each LBA field, in the field box for use by the umpire.
To Register to become an LBA Umpire, please got to www.refcoord.com and follow the instructions. We are temporally sharing refcoord with Apple Valley Rec, so when asked select Apple Valley In-House baseball. Any issues with signing up please contact Bob Brotzel at 612-850-1461 or email Bob at brotselsbirdhuntershavens@ yahoo.com
New to Umpiring - $25 per game - All new umpires will start with umpiring 3rd grade games, training will be provided.
1- 2 yrs. of experience - $35 per game - Umpires must be approved by the LBA Umpire Director to move on beyond the 3rd grade games.
3 - 6 yrs. of experience - $45 per game
7 - 9 yrs. of experience - $55 per game
10+ yrs. of experience - $60 per game
Qualified Training Umpires - $60 per training game
* Years of experience is referring to years in the LBA umpire system, if you umpired outside the LBA please notify the LBA Umpire Director and provide required documentation. Final determination of each umpires experience level will be determined by the LBA umpire Director.
As in the past, umpires will sign up for games online to ensure that their game assignments will work with their schedules.
Details regarding online game sign-ups will be at training.
Umpire Operations/Scheduling Director /Umpire Director- Bob Brotzel - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Umpire Director will handle all umpire training, all umpire game and rules related issues, and any problems the umpires incur with coaches or fans.
The Umpire Online Scheduling Director will handle the online scheduling process and any scheduling issues, which includes cancellations and rescheduling games.
Finance Director -Sarah Foley email@example.com
The Finance Director will handle all payroll related issues.