NASO Sports Officiating Summit is Coming to Louisville

Jul 13th, 2017
We have been a proud sponsor of the NASO Sports Officiating Summit since 2008 and could not be more excited that the 2017 Summit is in our hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.
Officially, the NASO Summit kicks off Sunday, July 30th at the Marriott Convention Center and goes through Tuesday.
Sunday is our big day. We are the OFFICIAL SPONSOR of the evening's Opening Session and the Welcome Reception that follows. We would love to have you there! 
For complete details, the full schedule and to register, visit the 2017 NASO Summit Website.
Come a day early on Saturday, July 29th for these events:

MLB Umpire Camp

9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Registration Starts at 8:00 A.M.
Rain or Shine

Louisville Slugger Field
401 E. Main St
Louisville, KY 40202
To Pre-Register Contact Raquel Wagner:

Instructional Staff Includes:

  • Charlie Reliford
  • Ed Rapuano
  • Rich Rieker
  • Chris Jones
  • Larry Young
  • Chuck Meriwether
  • And more

Officiate Kentucky Day

This event is open to all registered KHSAA Officials for all sports.
The following links will provide more information:

We cordially invite you to attend the Summit. You'll hear an A-list set of speakers from the NBA, NFL, MLB, MiLB, NCAA and more. Plus, meet and talk with many of our staff at the vendor exhibit throughout the Summit.

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President/CEO Jim Kirk

Jim has had a passion for sports since he can remember. After playing baseball at Centre College, he worked as a high school umpire in Kentucky - during the Elbeco shirt years - as a way to make ends meet. He became involved in E-Commerce while working on an MBA in the early 2000s and eventually bought in 2006. Jim is proud of's success, staff and sponsorship of various groups including Minor League Baseball Umpires, Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and UMPS CARE, the charity of MLB umpires. He served on their board of directors and was named their 2015 Ambassador Award recipient. Jim has also coached youth and middle school baseball 10 years.