Umpire Schools and Camps
More Professional Umpire Schools
- Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School
5 Week professional umpire school approved by The Professional Baseabll Umpire Corp (PBUC).
Cost: $2,320 and up
- Little League Umpire School
One-week baseball and softball school in April that will cover the rules, regulations, interpretations, two-man system mechanics, philosophy and handling situations for baseball and softball at the youth level.
More Ump-Attire.com Sponsored Camps and Clinics
- Derby City Umpiring Clinic
A weekend camp in Louisville, Kentucky in September staffed by SIUA umpires, geared towards those looking to work at the NAIA, JUCO and NCAA Division II and III levels.
Cost: $300 ($50 discount if register before August 1st)
- Mid-American Umpire Clinic
A Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School Affiliated Clinic designed for high school umpires who are looking to better their career or are looking to make the jump into college baseball. In Springfield, Missouri and each September.
- Southeast Michigan Umpires Camp
Large weekend camp in Livonia, February 18th and 19th, geared for both adult and youth umpires.
Cost: $100-200 depending
on age and time of registration
- Appalachian Umpires Camp
November 2nd-4th. The North Georgia Umpire Camp is designed for the College Level Umpire all the way down to Little League and beginning umpire. Note that is not a college identifier camp. Cost: $80.00 (Brings four umpires to the camp, the cost per camper drops to $60.)
- Cotton Belt Classic Umpire Camp
A Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School affiliate, this umpire camp is held twice a year in Jonesboro, AR.
The 2-day camp in late January will focus on 2-man umpire mechanics, the high school level as well as a refresher for college umpires working the 2-man system. Cost $50.
The 3-day fall clinic will be for umpires looking to break into college baseball at the following levels: NAIA, JUCO, Div II & Div 1. Cost $150
- Mike Walsh Umpire Clinic
Indianapolis, Indiana, July 27th -29th. Educational techniques are constantly evolving and the Mike Walsh Clinic is keeping up. Students will use video review in additon to other visual and print resources to benefit from the type of instruction that works best for them. Students are offered personal attention that separates this clinic from others. Cost: $275
- Triple Play Umpire Clinic
A three-day camp for beginners to experienced umpires held on multiple dates September-January in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. The only camp in coordination with these conferences: Great American, Heartland, LoneStar, Red River and Sooner Athletic. Staff includes short season rookie league umpires to Major League Baseball umpires. Cost: $250
Other Training Opportunities
- MLB Umpire Camps
Week long non-profit umpire camp provided by Major League Baseball for current and former umpires also offers scholarships to approved professional umpire schools.
- Columbia College Umpire Certificate
Available to U.S. Marines stationed in southern California, coursework provides skills in areas important to successful sports officiating: communication, applied psychology and the sociology of sports.
For additional umpire training opportunities, contact your local or state association.