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SKSA Advanced Two Person Mechanics Camp Jan 31-Feb 2

SKSA Advanced Two Person Mechanics Camp Jan 31-Feb 2

SKSA Advanced Two Person Mechanics Camp Jan 31-Feb 2 Region XIV Supervisor of Umpires Mike Garcia will be in attendance The camp is  $ 175.00 per p...

Want to become a certified umpire in Houston, TX? Follow these 5 simple steps!

Want to become a certified umpire in Houston, TX? Follow these 5 simple steps!

Time is a approaching, following these simple steps we put together to help you on your way to having tons of fun and earning some great supplemental income at the same time

1- Go to https://www.htaso.com/becoming-an-umpire-1

2-Click on the "Register Now Button" https://www.htaso.com/copy-of-contact

3- Attend 1 Orientation Session

4- Attend only 6 Training Dates! You get to pick which ones!

5- Sign up for Games.

 

2020 Professional Umpire Schools | Side By Side Comparison

2020 Professional Umpire Schools | Side By Side Comparison

With less than two months left before both professional umpire schools in Florida gear up we thought we'd do a side by side compassion on both of the approved umpire schools for entrance into Minor League Baseball. 

Sports Officials: Staying Warm in Cold Conditions

Sports Officials: Staying Warm in Cold Conditions

Working games in cold weather presents a challenge to football officials and baseball umpires. No matter the level, there is a common thread in working any game in any weather condition – preparation. The better prepared an official the more apt the focus on player safety and calling a fair game. A little preparation can go a long way for both officials and players.

Blog : The New NBA Challenge Rule

Blog : The New NBA Challenge Rule

After experimenting with a similar rule change in the G League, the NBA has instituted its new challenge rule on a one-year trial basis for the 2019-20 season. Only certain fouls and rulings are permitted to be challenged and the new rule has been used by several coaches over the first week of the new season. Here’s a look at how the NBA challenge rule works.

What it takes to become an NFL Referee

What it takes to become an NFL Referee

What it takes to become an NFL Referee

 There are 29 people on an NFL football field on any given play. For football fans around the country, that number seems odd. Football has always been a game of 11-on-11, or 22 players making up two teams. There is, however, a third team consisting of seven. Those seven are the guys in striped shirts – the officials.

Top 10 Safety Travel Ideas For Referees & Umpires - National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Top 10 Safety Travel Ideas For Referees & Umpires - National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In the spirit of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, OfficialsDepot.com put up a list of things to be aware of when travelling.

Getting a new state identification for domestic travel. The REAL ID Act requires states to adopt and implement uniform standards for the issuance and production of state-issued driver licenses and identification cards if they are to be accepted as identity documents by the federal government.

What to Look Forward to this NBA Season

What to Look Forward to this NBA Season

 The 2019-20 NBA season gets underway Tuesday, October 22, with a pair of games that have fans giddy with anticipation. One of the matchups, the Lakers and Clippers, highlights exactly what will make the new season memorable. Both teams feature a new super-duo made possible by last offseason’s free agency period.

Spooktacular Halloween Sale

Spooktacular Halloween Sale

Today through October 31 prices so scary you won't believe them! Shirts, Jackets & Pants on sale. Up to 40% OFF on many items! | FREE SHIPPING +99 | FREE RETURNS

Umpire Camp List For Division 2 , 3, JUCO & NAIA | Texas & Louisiana

Umpire Camp List For Division 2 , 3, JUCO & NAIA |  Texas & Louisiana

So with great interest in our previous list we thought we'd expand our list to all levels of the collegiate ranks. This list is comprised of Division 2 & 3 Umpire camps / clinics in the Texas & Louisiana area. 

CBCU Houston Beginner & Intermediate Umpire Camp

CBCU Houston Beginner & Intermediate Umpire Camp

Great Opportunity for Beginner and Intermediate Umpires!
flexible schedule....
Must attend ALL sessions to be certified
8/17 1-4pm - Classroom
8/24 9am-noon - Classroom
8/31 9am-noon - Field
9/7 9am-noon - Field
Cost: $50 (includes evaluation)
Location: Barbers Hill High School
9696 Eagle Dr, Mont Belvieu, TX 77580

National Comprehensive List of Division 1 Umpire Camps & Dates

National Comprehensive List of Division 1 Umpire Camps & Dates

National Comprehensive List of Division 1 Umpire Camps & Dates | The list is finally here! Umpire camps at any level are a fundamental process in the development of an official. The following is a comprehensive list of the following conferences and their umpire camp dates!  SEC, ACC, Conference USA, BIG XII, BIG TEN, American Athletic Conference, Southland, SWAC, Big East, CAA, MAC and many more.