Become An Umpire

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Become an Umpire!


There are many fantastic BENEFITS to becoming an umpire. You will become part of a support network of over 6,000 Softball Canada umpires!  When you register you become a member of one of the most experienced and well-respected umpire crews in the world.

Personal Benefits
  • – Earn extra cash – $35-$50 per game
    – Work games based on your schedule
    – Improve/maintain your fitness level
    – Meet interesting people
    – Become a member of a fantastic team
    – Be involved in one of the most popular sports
    – Have the chance to travel
    – Serve as a role model for all currently enjoying softball
Professional Benefits
    • – Official recognition by Softball Canada as a certified softball official for both fast-pitch and slo-pitch.
      – Access to professionally organized umpire certification clinics. Each clinic includes a focus on rules and proper on-diamond mechanics.
      – Become a member of the “3rd team” on the field, joining fellow umpires of all ages from all over Canada.
      – As you progress, you will be exposed to more challenging games.
      – Umpire development, evaluation programs, and mentoring by experienced umpires who provide helpful advice on how to improve your umpiring skills.

– The potential to officiate:


Contact your Local Association. Your Local Association provides:

  • – Registration form to get you started
    – Level 1 certification clinic (in person)
    – Rules exam that must be completed as part of the clinic process
    – Registration with the local association, Alberta Softball Umpires Association, Softball Alberta and Softball Canada
    – Assigning of regular season and tournament games
    – NOTE: There is a registration fee to attend the clinic


Take the next step and become an umpire today…

What Next?

Complete the form below to start your first step to becoming a carded umpire

What are you interested in umpiring?