New Hampshire Softball Umpires Association

NHSUA Apprentice Program

Apprentice Program

Welcome to the 2019 NHSUA Apprentice program. This program requires an apprentice to complete the following: Written rules test and on field test. You have two years to complete both tests.

To prepare you for each of those tests, we offer a series of learning days listed below. They are designed to provide you with the information that you need to successfully complete the required tests.

Please complete the registration form available HERE and return it with your payment.

Rules Clinics
February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24
These dates will include the study of National Federation of High Schools softball rules, NHSUA membership responsibilities, use of the Arbiter for game assignments and test review..

The NHSUA offers its written test on Sunday March 3, 2019 prior to the annual meeting.

For an apprentice to pass and become a member of the NHSUA the apprentice must attend all mandatory meetings and clinics and obtain and 85% on both written and field test.

Questions should be directed to:
Terri Warren, Apprentice Chairman
89 Lull Road, New Boston, NH 03070
Phone: (603)-728-9253




Apprentice Program Application Form


  1. Be at least 18 years of age or older.
  2. Attend two rules sessions and one mechanic clinic.
  3. Take and receive at least 85% on the current High School Federation Softball Association Exam, Prepared by the National Federation of State High Schools given in March.
  4. Take and receive at least 85% on the field exam that will be taken at a place and time determined by the Apprentice Chair.
  5. Attend the Annual Spring Interpretation Clinic on March 3, 2019.
  6. Pay Registration Fee of $88.00
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Hanover, NH 03755
Fax: 603-448-4014