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training program

Pacific Baseball Umpires serves the San Diego high school baseball community.  Our training program begins in January to prepare for the spring CIF baseball season and consists of the following:

  • Classroom Studies - Weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings at Classical Academy High School in Escondido where we'll cover NFHS baseball rules, CCA mechanics, and Pacific Umpires game management protocols

  • Field Mechanics Work - Weekly training initially focused on standard two-man mechanics with special training sessions focusing on both one-man mechanics, for new umpires, as well as four-man mechanics for experienced umpires

  • Mentoring Program - You can get focused attention and guidance by working one-on-one with an experienced umpire. Our Mentoring Program pairs up a new Umpire with an experienced umpire to provide real-time situational learning and growth while on the field

Membership benefits

  • Classroom and Field training

  • NFHS Rulebook, Case Studies, & CCA Manual

  • CIF Exam management

  • Scrimmage game work pre-season, to get you prepared for the season

  • Scheduled Game Assignments (Beginning in February-March) - for all High School Baseball Levels = Freshman (Frosh), JV, & Varsity - Monday through Saturday - No games on Sunday

  • Automated Game Assignment Scheduling & Payment - Games are assigned 2 weeks in advance, with automated payments occurring approximately every 2 weeks - Pacific Umpires will provide games that fit into your available schedule!

  • Along with the CIF Season, Pacific Umpires also supports 6 tournaments, providing even more game opportunities

  • Camaraderie and community involvement

  • Post Season banquet Celebration

What's required of you

  • Step one - contact us and SIGN UP NOW!

  • Commitment - If you've been at it for decades or are new to umpiring, you'll only need a desire to learn and improve.

  • Attitude - We're here to honor the sport, serve our customers and have fun in the process.

  • Pay the annual membership fee of $75 (Fees have not increased in 5+ years!)

  • Have insurance (Pacific Umpires will provide you with Insurance information & provider resources)

  • Provide your own equipment and uniforms - Pacific Umpires can help new umpires get started with equipment. Returning members donate gear each year, which is made available to new umpires, to help keep start-up equipment costs low

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