Welcome to the Calgary Softball Umpires Association!
The Calgary Softball Umpires Association (CSUA) represents, schedules and trains umpires in Calgary, Alberta. The CSUA helps umpires develop their skills for umpiring fastpitch and slo-pitch for women's and men's leagues in Calgary and develops umpires for provincial and national tournaments.
Major Upcoming Events
ASUA Umpiring Conference - Online
February 27 & 28 - online
- Officiating best practices from expert experienced officials
- $25 registration fee
For more information go to https://asua.ca/umpiring-more-than-rules-mechanics-virtual-conference
2021 Umpiring Clinics
Usually held every April. 2020 was a strange year, 2021 will also be a bit different. Fill in contact information below if you would like to be notified for 2021 clinic.
Major Past Events
Sunday October 25 7pm - online
If you would like to be on the mailing list for this, fill in contact form below
2020 Summer Umpiring
Refresher Clinics - Online
Senior Refresher clinic on Thursday July 2nd from 7-9pm. This clinic is intended for Level 2 umpires with 4 years experience up to Level 5 umpires.
Level 1/2 Refresher clinic will be held on Sunday July 5th from 10am-Noon. This clinic is designed for any umpire who has less than 4 years of experience (Level 1 and Level 2 umpires with 3 or less years umpiring experience)
To Register for these Clinics: Please click on this link, fill out the form and click submit so that we can send you the personalized invite to the Online Clinic that you are wanting to attend that correlates to your umpire level. Each member’s invite will be unique.
U16 Girl's Fastpitch
Shouldice Park, Calgary, Alberta
August 14-18, 2019
Blue Convention - 2019
Montreal, Quebec - April 18-21
Was a Huge Success! Many thanks to the organizers. Next one is in 2022 in Winnipeg. Alberta was well-represented:
All Calgary Events
Dec 15, 2020
2020 Umpire training webinars available here:
Topics: Plate Overview, Pre Pitch, The Pitch, After the Pitch, Plate Stance Test, Own the Rulebook, Keys to a Consistent Strike Zone, Lineup Card, Mental Preparation, Look Like a Pro, Growth, Start on the Right Foot, When Umpires Need to Chat, Concussions, Appeal Plays, Bat Standards
May 4, 2020
Update on Covid-19 plans from Alberta Softball Umpires Association
Canadian Umpires going to the Olympics in Tokyo!
Softball Canada is very proud to announce that two working umpires and three technical officials have been assigned to the Women’s Softball competition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). Softball Canada Level V umpires Frankie Billingsley (Edmonton, Alta.) and Geneviève Gaudreau (St-Hubert, Que.) are two of the thirteen umpires who will be calling the games on the field during competition. !!! Congratulations !!! Full story
New Level V Umpires
Softball Canada is pleased to announce that eight umpires have received their Level V certification in 2019. Level V is the highest level in the National Officials Certification Program and was earned as a result of outstanding performance at the 2019 Canadian Championships. Two of the umpires are from Calgary! Congratulations Emma Jerome-Smith and Kris Hartley !!!!
Wow! What a month for Calgary and Alberta umpires!!!!
Daryl Helmer just returned from the Women's European Championships in Poland and Czechoslovakia.
Lance Davidson was on the umpire crew of the 2019 European Co-Ed Slowpitch Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Geoff Larson is at the Little League Senior Softball World Series in Delaware, USA.
Terry Richter and Frankie Billingsley are at the Pan America Games in Lima, Peru.
If you are interested in becoming an umpire, need an umpire, or for any reason, contact us:
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