New Hampshire Softball Umpires Association

Apprentice Program

Welcome to the 2020 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.

NHSUA Membership
Sunday February 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) - Concord
Wellness Center - 2nd Floor
Provides apprentice umpires with a clear understanding of the
benefits of membership, registering on the Arbiter, umpire
evaluations, NHIAA insurance, and all the annual deadlines and dues

Rules Classes
Sunday February 16, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) - Concord
Wellness Center - 2nd Floor
Rules 1-5 emphasizing rule interpretation and application.
Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Sunday February 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) - Concord
Wellness Center - 2nd Floor
Rules 1-5 emphasizing rule interpretation and application.
Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Written Apprentice Test
Sunday March 1, 2020 8:00 AM
New Hampshire Technical Institute Student Center
Materials will be provided.

TBD - March Field Class - University of Plymouth Field House
Includes live pitching and game situational work.
All umpires are welcome to attend.

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
email: twarren29@comcast.net

 

 

 

Apprentice Program Application Form

YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING:

  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.
  6. Pay Registration Fee of $88.00