BNSUD Provincial Level Requirements:

LEVEL ONE:        No previous experience required:

Shall attend and pass the BNSUD Level One Umpire Clinic.

Shall be a minimum of thirteen (13) years of age.

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 60% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination

LEVEL TWO (2) 

Shall have been certified and registered for three previous years

as a Level One umpire.

Shall have been evaluated by the U.I.C. or designate as a

candidate for advancement. 

Shall attend and pass the Level Two Umpire Clinic. 

Shall be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age. 

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 70% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination

LEVEL THREE (3):

Shall have been certified and registered for four previous years

(two immediate previous years as Level Two umpire) minimum.

 Shall attend and pass the Provincial Elite Umpire Training

Program every year. 

Shall have been evaluated by the U.I.C. or designate as a

candidate for advancement. 

Shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age. 

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 80% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination.

Baseball Canada National Certification Program

LEVEL FOUR (4) NATIONAL CERTIFICATION Umpires must be

recommended for National Certification.

Shall have been evaluated by Training Committee as a candidate

for advancement.

Shall have been certified and registered for five previous years

and shall currently be a Level Three umpire.

Shall attend and pass the Provincial Elite Umpire Training

Program every year.

Shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age and must write

Baseball Canada Level 4 Exam every year, attaining pass mark of

86%

All national certified umpires must attend the SUPER CLINIC each

year. If unable to attend SUPER CLINIC Program due to

extenuating circumstances, with permission of the Training

Committee a Level 4 exam will be made available at the level 3

clinic.  You must write the national exams every year. If you fail to

write an exam each year (as you are required to), you will be

excluded from the national program for the following year. The

National fee must be paid along with our provincial registration

fee each year, paying for the following year (example, pay in 2017

for 2018 (season).  The National fee is not refundable, if you do

not want to be nationalty certified the following year. All National

Exams must be written before June 1st to be eligible for next year

certification.

Assignments:

You are responsible to call the assignor for your assignments. If

you do not contact your area assignor, he/she may not be aware

of your availability to umpire.

If you accept an assignment be there. There are a lot of people

depending on you showing up and giving an earnest performance.

If you have an assignment and something comes up and you are

unable to fulfil your commitment. YOU are responsible to get

your game covered.

Be punctual, have a clean official uniform, be polite, and be firm.

These are all keen ingredients in earning respect.

Repeating offences shall not be assigned further games.Be honest

with your self and everyone else round you. Not every umpire can

work the Big game.

We have a responsibility to place the most experienced officials

on the field in crucial situations. This does not mean the same

few umpires will work all the big games year after year.

 Be patient and develop into one of these experienced umpires.

Be honest when evaluating your own performance.

Use your contact list  by Starting with the assignor and go up the

list until your problem is solved.

Take care of things immediately. Do not let a situation wait longer

than a few days.

Ejection reports:

Ejection reports are required when a ejection takes place.

It is your job to enforce league policies and to enforce, The Official

Rules of Baseball. The various area Presidents and Umpire in

Chief's have to be aware of any infractions. It is mandatory for

you to file a report after a ball game when there is Ejection

 When filing a report be brutally factual of events. Write the

events as they occur down on the back of your line-up cards.

Every word uttered no matter how profane should be included.

Remember this means every word you or your partner utters as

well. So have the brain in gear before the mouth is in motion.

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Cliff young
Andrew Downs
Steve Snow
Cody leBlanc
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Baseball Nova Scotia Umpires Division
BNSUD

BNSUD Provincial Level Requirements:

LEVEL ONE:        No previous experience required:

Shall attend and pass the BNSUD Level One Umpire Clinic.

Shall be a minimum of thirteen (13) years of age.

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 60% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination

LEVEL TWO (2) 

Shall have been certified and registered for three previous

years as a Level One umpire.

Shall have been evaluated by the U.I.C. or designate as a

candidate for advancement. 

Shall attend and pass the Level Two Umpire Clinic. 

Shall be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age. 

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 70% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination

LEVEL THREE (3):

Shall have been certified and registered for four previous

years (two immediate previous years as Level Two umpire)

minimum.

 Shall attend and pass the Provincial Elite Umpire Training

Program every year. 

Shall have been evaluated by the U.I.C. or designate as a

candidate for advancement. 

Shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age. 

Shall attain passing mark of minimum 80% on both field

evaluation and provincial examination.

Baseball Canada National Certification Program

LEVEL FOUR (4) NATIONAL CERTIFICATION Umpires must be

recommended for National Certification.

Shall have been evaluated by Training Committee as a

candidate for advancement.

Shall have been certified and registered for five previous years

and shall currently be a Level Three umpire.

Shall attend and pass the Provincial Elite Umpire Training

Program every year.

Shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age and must

write Baseball Canada Level 4 Exam every year, attaining pass

mark of 86%

All national certified umpires must attend the SUPER CLINIC

each year. If unable to attend SUPER CLINIC Program due to

extenuating circumstances, with permission of the Training

Committee a Level 4 exam will be made available at the level 3

clinic.  You must write the national exams every year. If you

fail to write an exam each year (as you are required to), you

will be excluded from the national program for the following

year. The National fee must be paid along with our provincial

registration fee each year, paying for the following year

(example, pay in 2017 for 2018 (season).  The National fee is

not refundable, if you do not want to be nationalty certified

the following year. All National Exams must be written before

June 1st to be eligible for next year certification.

Assignments:

You are responsible to call the assignor for your assignments. If

you do not contact your area assignor, he/she may not be

aware of your availability to umpire.

If you accept an assignment be there. There are a lot of people

depending on you showing up and giving an earnest

performance. If you have an assignment and something comes

up and you are unable to fulfil your commitment. YOU are

responsible to get your game covered.

Be punctual, have a clean official uniform, be polite, and be

firm. These are all keen ingredients in earning respect.

Repeating offences shall not be assigned further games.Be

honest with your self and everyone else round you. Not every

umpire can work the Big game.

We have a responsibility to place the most experienced

officials on the field in crucial situations. This does not mean

the same few umpires will work all the big games year after

year.

 Be patient and develop into one of these experienced umpires.

Be honest when evaluating your own performance.

Use your contact list  by Starting with the assignor and go up

the list until your problem is solved.

Take care of things immediately. Do not let a situation wait

longer than a few days.

Ejection reports:

Ejection reports are required when a ejection takes place.

It is your job to enforce league policies and to enforce, The

Official Rules of Baseball. The various area Presidents and

Umpire in Chief's have to be aware of any infractions. It is

mandatory for you to file a report after a ball game when

there is Ejection

 When filing a report be brutally factual of events. Write the

events as they occur down on the back of your line-up cards.

Every word uttered no matter how profane should be included.

Remember this means every word you or your partner utters

as well. So have the brain in gear before the mouth is in

motion.

2015 © Baseball Nova Scotia Umpires Division . ALL Rights Reserved.
Baseball Nova Scotia Umpires Division