The 2020 high school baseball season will be here soon. Classroom training begins on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 followed by field training on the following Saturday, December 12th.  

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

  • Classroom - Weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings at Calvin Christian High School in Escondido where we'll cover NFHS baseball rules, CCA mechanics manual and PBU's game management protocols

  • Fieldwork - Weekly training initially focused on standard two-man mechanics with special training sessions focusing on both one-man for new umpires and four-man mechanics for experienced umpires.

  • Mentorship - Get focused attention and guidance by working one-on-one with an experienced umpire

  • Classroom and field training

  • NFHS Rulebook, CCA Manuals

  • CIF Exam management

  • Scrimmage work

  • Game Assignments Guaranteed (Beginning early February) - Frosh, JV, Varsity

  • Automated Scheduling & Payment (Games assigned 2 weeks in advance, automated payments every 2 weeks)

  • Camaraderie and community involvement

  • Season-ending banquet

What's required of you

  • Step one - contact us

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

  • Attitude - We're here to honor the sport, serve our customers and have fun in the process. (Check ego at the door.)

  • Pay annual membership fee of $75

  • Have insurance (PBU will provide information about providers)

  • Provide equipment and uniforms (Returning members donate gear each year to be claimed by new umpires)

Contact Us

Pacific Baseball Umpires

P.O. Box 1373

San Diego, CA 92150-1373

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