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Updated 02/13/2020

Youth Umpire Classes for Olentangy Youth Athletic Association Rec Baseball


OYAA is offering the opportunity for anyone age 14 and above to umpire our baseball games. We pay $30 per game. All games have a 2 hour time limit. Certified umpires are paid $50 per game.

The OYAA Rec Baseball season kicks off in mid May.

Babe Ruth Baseball Umpire Info

All teen umpires must complete these free courses and provide the certificate

USA Baseball Intro To Umpiring
USA Baseball Abuse Awareness Training
Concussion Training Course
 

2020 TRAINING DATES
Sign up for training at this link:  Sign-up Genius

The training dates for umpires are as follows:
Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 7PM to 9PM at SuperKick, 409 Orange Point Dr, Lewis Center, OH 43035
Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 7PM to 9PM at SuperKick, 409 Orange Point Dr, Lewis Center, OH 43035
Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 7PM to 9PM location to be determined
Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 7PM to 9PM location to be determined


If you are interested in becoming a licensed baseball umpire, follow the steps highlighted below:

  • 1. Beginning Officials - Baseball

    Steps to become a certified baseball umpire.

    Step 1: Take OHSAA Officiating Class - Register to use the online system at officials.myohsaa.org. Once registered, complete/edit any profile and contact information and click Choose Sports to indicate which sports you are interested in. Click on the Official profile and Select a Course to review the information and register for a class.
    Step 2: Take Officiating Exam - The class concludes with the officiating exam. Applicants must receive a passing score of 75% on the mechanics and rules exams and pass the proficiency portion in order to be a licensed OHSAA official. Successful students may begin officiating interscholastic contests immediately. 
    Step 3Complete Concussion Training - Applicants must complete a course on concussion training, prior to officiating. 
    Step 4: Receive Officiating Permit - Applicants with a passing score will receive their officiating permit in the mail within three weeks from their test date. If you do not receive your permit within this time frame, contact the OHSAA officiating department at 614-267-2502, ext. 110 or [email protected]
    Note: Applicants receiving a grade of 65% to 74% on the mechanics or rules exam may request a retest. Applicants who do not pass the subsequent officiating exam must wait one year to re-enroll in the officiating class and start the application process over.
    Step 5: Contact your local officiating association - Find a local association in your area
    Step 6: Annual Renewal of Permit - Renew your officiating permit annually in June. 
         Note: During the school year in which the official successfully completes the adult education class, all meeting requirements are waived.
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