Become An Umpire

BNSUD Provincial Level Requirements

LEVEL ONE (1)(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.

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