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Baseball Umpire Wyoming

Developing better officials is one of the goals of the National Officials Certification Program (NOCP) a nation-wide standardized program. Five levels of competency provide officials with the necessary instruction to officiate from club sports all the up to International competition. The program is sport specific, and baseball’s five levels are divided in the following manner: Umpires at all levels must re-certify every year.

 

What are the major requirements?

– Official will need to submit an online application.
– A registration fee is must.
– A background check – Organisations look for child abuse reports and any domestic violence reports.
– Pass written and technical test.
– Acceptable attendance rate.

 

What are the minor requirements?

– Min. Age – 18.
– Umpire equipment. This may include uniforms, stop-watches, whistles, flags or cards, and shoes.
– Little League rule book.
– Good health and fitness.
– Quick reflexes and good coordination.
– Some athletic ability.
– Good communication skills.
– Reasonable body weight.

 

How much does the test cost?

The test cost is from $25 to $350.

 

How much does the class cost?

The class cost is from $0 to $85.

 

How long is the class?

The duration of classes is from 1 day to 2 days.

 

What is the minimum passing score requirement for the class/test?

The minimum passing score is over 80%.

 

How much does it pay per game?

The payment is not specified.

 

Where can you sign up for the test/training?

The Umpire School

Website: https://www.therightcall.net
Mailing Address: P.O. Box A St. Petersburg, Florida 33731-1950
Telephone: (877) 799-UMPS

 
Wendelstedt Umpire School

Website: http://www.umpireschool.com/
Address: 88 S. St. Andrews Drive Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Telephone: 386-672-4879

 
Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring

Website: http://www.umpireacademy.com/
Address: 200 South Wilcox St., #508 Castle Rock, CO 80104
Telephone: (303) 290-7411

 
South Central Umpires Association

Website: https://scua.officiating.com/
Address: 407 E Main Street Tomball, TX 77375
Telephone: 281-357 4477

 
National Umpires Association

Website: http://nuaumpiresusa.org/
Address: PO Box 606 Kennesaw, GA 30156
Telephone: 404.547.6057

 
2013 Umpire School

Website: http://www.littleleague.org
Telephone: 570-326-1921, ext. 2248

 

Are online study guides/practice tests/courses/training/testing available?

Yes the online study guide/practice tests/courses/training/testing are available please check the links bellow:

https://www.therightcall.net/faq.aspx
https://www.therightcall.net/requirements.aspx
https://www.therightcall.net/cost_training_packages.aspx
http://www.milb.com/milb/info/umpires.jsp?mc=_ump_salaries
http://www.umpireschool.com/school_costs.htm
http://www.umpireschool.com/training_options.htm#fiveweek
http://www.umpireschool.com/faqs.htm
http://www.milb.com/milb/info/umpires.jsp?mc=_ump_salaries
http://www.umpireacademy.com/5week.php?tabID=cost
http://www.milb.com/milb/info/umpires.jsp?mc=_ump_salaries
https://scua.officiating.com/docs/scua/scua_camps.pdf
http://www.cbuao.com/page/feeschedule
http://nuaumpiresusa.org/libitems/NUA%202013%20Mem%20App.pdf
http://nuaumpiresusa.org/contact.html
http://www.littleleague.org/umpires/umpireclinics.htm
http://www.littleleague.org/umpires/UmpRegistry.htm
http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/how-to-make-money-as-a-part-time-baseball-umpire
http://nuaumpiresusa.org/
http://www.umpire.org/
http://www.naso.org/
http://www.cbuao.com/
https://www.therightcall.net/requirements.aspx
http://www.legion.org/baseball/participate
http://www.littleleague.org/umpires/umpireclinics.htm
http://www.littleleague.org/umpires/UmpRegistry.htm
http://www.umpireschoolhq.com/how-to-become-a-babe-ruth-umpire
http://www.umpireschoolhq.com/how-to-become-a-college-baseball-umpire
http://www.milb.com/milb/info/umpires.jsp?mc=_ump_career
http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/umpires/how_to_become.jsp
http://degreedirectory.org/articles/How_Can_I_Become_a_Certified_Baseball_Umpire.html
http://www.nelegionbaseball.net/umpires/umpires.htm

 

Are you required to attend any local meetings? If so how many?

No, you are not required to attend any local meetings.
 

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