1 3/4" Hi-Gloss (Patent) Leather Referee / Umpire Belt
Looks great, offers a superb shine, the perfect addition to a fine uniform.
Rated down a bit because I think the size is a bit off. But overall it looks great and does the job.
I'm giving this 3 stars, because it is much thinner and flimsier leather (by 2+ millimeters) over the last one I purchased here by the same manufacturer. Also, the buckle is now held on by snaps that open easily, not rivets. After one game, it is already creased. Is it worth $30? Yeah probably. But it's 2 quality stars less than the same make and model I purchased here 3-4 years ago. The older version was heirloom quality.
Great looking belt that should last for a long time. Sizing was as advertised. Great product.
The belt looks nice, but the sizing is NOT as advertised. The length I ordered stated "size 40 (fits 35/36" waist)." I wear a size 36, so this should fit me. However, the smallest hole isn't small enough. This is going back.
If you want to look professional while on the field, this belt is a MUST! Great belt that will last a long time.
Las Vegas, NV
The look is real sharp. I am a size 36" so a 40" worked perfect. I really like this look over the dull belt much better.
Spring Hill, TN
Looks very professional. Just what I needed to complete my uniform. Being a 36" waist, 40" was the correct size.
San Diego, CA
Looks great. High quality for a fair price. I finally have my slacks, plate and base, jerseys, and now this belt all dialed in. In the past, I didn't take seriously enough the need to look VERY sharp. That along with making good calls are two important keys for quality umpires. This belt is the final piece in the puzzle for me.
Oro Valley, AZ
Patent leather near buckle gets chewed up super quick.
Great looking officials belt.
I finally had to order a new patent leather belt due to expanding waistline (thanks Covid!) and this version was even better than the old one I had. Definitely go a size up just like the chart says to. Great looking belt.
New Beith, QLD
Fits perfectly with the pants and gives a truly professional look. If you look good you feel good and you umpire good!
A sharp, professional-looking belt for all levels.
Sharp looking belt. Very professional look. Fastens a little tight but provides very tight and secure feel. I’ve only had it for a few games. So not sure how durable. But I like the look and feel much better than the other belt that is about $5/$10 cheaper.
The belt is very stiff and isn't forgiving right out of the packaging. Hard to cinch up.
Greenfield Park, QUEBEC
Great belt! High quality, stays sharp-looking for many, many seasons!
Definitely a professional look. Holds my pants up firmly.
Villa Park, IL
Always a nice shine, very supportive.
Great quality. Nice and thick so it supports the weight of full ball bags easily.
Great looking belt and it wears very well. Go with a belt size that is a couple of inches bigger than your normal pants waist size.
Worth every penny! This belt is as professional-looking as it gets. From the high gloss finish to the 1 3/4 width, and the square silver buckle. This is by far the sharpest looking umpire belt on the market. It's a little stiff to buckle up but I'm sure it will loosen up over time. Overall it's a great looking umpire belt!
I love this belt! It's the perfect touch to enhancing your overall look and professionalism. My waist is a 34 but purchased a 38 sized belt as recommended and it fits perfectly. I couldn't be happier with this purchase!
Great belt. It lasts a long time. I have used them for years. Love Ump-Attire.com too. My go-to place for equipment.
Great product great company. The first one I ordered was too small. Easy to return fast to issue credit and sent out right size immediately.
Great looking belt. Gonna take some time to break in, but looks great and will hold up. I really like the fact that it has snaps so the buckle can be removed/replaced.
Great belt, very sturdy and great looking.
No doubt the best umpire belt I've used. Looks great, easily cleaned with a rag if it gets dirty, it never gets dirty. Handles weight of ball bags well behind the dish.
Best belt for the money, cant go wrong with this purchase. It has kept its shape without creasing or scarring.
San Jose, CA
Product looks great, fits as advised by the size chart and was delivered on time.
Great quality product at a great price with fast shipping. I recommend Ump-Attire.com to many of my colleagues.
Great referee belt for umpiring all sports!! Looks great and not as stiff as other glossy belts!!
Was using a regular black belt as someone who didn't really know because I haven't gotten certified yet! (Plan to through OHSAA). Anyways that's beside the point, great belt keeps your pants up and in place, looks like an MLB umps belt! Great shine! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
What I like about this belt is that it isn't as stiff as some of the previous, high-gloss belts that I've owned before. It definitely helps with putting it on and taking it off, and it makes putting ball bags on a little easier. It has been a nice, lightweight upgrade to my uniform.
Great quality umpire belt. Nice look.
Best looking belt out there I'd say. Definitely get two sizes up (i.e. if you're a 34 waist, order a 38) - it will fit comfortably and provide the right amount of excess past the buckle.
Order this belt 2-3 times the size of your regular waist! I followed this guideline and it fits perfect with two ball bags and looks sharp too!
Looks sharp and professional. Would recommend not sizing up. Want a snug feel especially holding a full ball bag.
Great looking belt, this makes four of these that I own.
Love the look of this very professional looking belt. High quality and a great price !!!
Appearance is everything when you first walk onto a field and this belt accentuates your uniform to the full extent!
Fantastic Belt! Solid! You feel good, look good and umpire even better!
Round Rock, TX
Professional look, can use this belt for both baseball and football. I have one for my combo plate pants that I leave on my pants with ball bags just like Scott shows on the video and one for my base pants. I love the width, the sturdiness and the look.
El Centro, CA
First game I got this belt I looked sharp and felt sharp, this is a great investment to further look, feel and comfort. I don't have to adjust my waist band at all with these. Plenty of compliments and other Umpires want to purchase their own after seeing it. Brings that extra confidence in knowing you look good on the field.
Great professional look.
Looks great...except the buckle and loop are a bit thick causing the buckle to tweak a bit sideways but no one will ever know but you!
Palos Park , IL
Great looking belt just make sure to order at least one and preferably 2 sizes from your norm, you'll be happy you did.
Just purchased the belt. Was pretty stiff when I first used it but it got flexible really quick. Would buy again.
The umpire/referee belt has the shine that you'd expect though there there are a few ripples from under the material. Not enough for me to return the belt. Fits as outlined on the website. I will buy again in the future.
Great overall belt. Love the thickness and the gloss. The patent leather is softer than other belts I've used.
Montgomery , TX
Great belt; perfect fit for the Smitty pants. Sizing info on Ump-attire.com is spot on.
Like the belt.
The ONLY belt required for Umpire Pants. Look great, fit well. To go with it Ump-Attire.com's FANTASTIC Customer Service. WINNER ALL THE WAY AROUND.
Great belt! Good quality, looks good under the lights!
White Bear Township, MN
I have had a few different belts in the past and I currently am using these same Boston patent leather belts. I like the durability (yes, they do wear out) and the professional look. I've noticed a trend that seems to go away from the high gloss finish from the MLB and DI College Umpires, however, I think that these belts are "top notch"!
Looks sharp on the field and holds up my ball bags well.
Great product. Must have for that professional look.
Looks sharp. It's thickness/stiffness does make it a little difficult to bend when doing it up.
These are the belts to wear when out on the ball field.
Best belt around. Shine really pops.
Cheng Chia H.
Good for using and professional umpire belt. I always recommend to my members.
Rainbow City, AL
Great umpire belt, helps keep your pants fitting perfectly when you have 4 to 5 balls in your ball bag.
I love this patent leather belt. Lots of "cheap" belts crack under use, but this one hasn't. I would recommend this belt to anyone, not just for umpiring, but a nice dress belt.
Great Belt. Love the gloss. Fits great.
Sturdy belt, make sure you go two pants sizes up so that it completely spans your waste. Belt is snug when being buckled, be careful not to crease the belt at the buckle point as it will wear the belt quickly.
Haines City, Fl
Great product. As advertised.
Nice Belt: best patent leather umpire belt I have purchased.
It's high gloss for sure, yes, a little stiff but with a bag or two of baseballs on the hip(s) that is a good thing. Hey, it holds the pants up! :)
Belt is a little stiff. Hopefully it will break in a little.
San Jose, CA
I guess not bad. My first Patent belt so nothing to compare it with. But for $30 it some how seems a little flimsy and "plastic-ie" (I know, not a real word). If that is what Patent is then it is good.
Springfield , IL
I like this belt a lot. Very nice and professional looking.
Very professional look...it just stands out when you step on the field.
Flowery Branch, GA
Great belt! You can tell the leather is a lot higher quality than the one I purchased somewhere else last year.
Great product and service. I mistakenly ordered one size too small and the return process was extremely simple. Just printed out the pre-printed return label and taped it to the box and dropped off at UPS center to be returned. Received my credit in very reasonable amount of time with no questions asked.
Virginia Beach, VA
Provides a professional appearance. Easy to clean. Well worth the investment.
Great looking umpire belt. Fit me just right.
West Pennant Hills , NSW
Great looking and a high quality belt. I ordered my belt 2 sizes up as I spoke to others who had bought them. Totally the correct choice to do so.
El Paso, TX
Great umpire belt. Looks good. Quality is top notch. I suggest buying 1 size larger than your waist size.
Good, high quality belt. I ordered 38, wearing 36 pants and it fits perfect with about 1/2 of the holes on each side of the buckle when on. I will say that I always replace with a better buckle as I hate trying to wrench a thick belt into a U shape. The stock buckles need to go.
I bought a replacement belt after I put on weight and my old belt is too small. This is a thick, heavy weight belt. As a bonus, this belt can also be used with your Santa outfit for that extra holiday cash!
Very professional looking and durable!
Nice thickness but not too stiff. It's a great looking belt!
POMPANO BEACH, FL
Great and excellent quality product!!!!
The only referee belt that looks professional.
Blue Springs, MO
I'm a 34" waist and wear the 38" - Best belt for baseball!
VERY nice patent belt. Runs small, but the folks at Ump-Attire.com let you know that before ordering.
Great belt for officials. Professional look. Highly recommend, however recommend ordering only 1 size above waist not 2 sizes.
Best belt made for umpires, high gloss and great fit. Make sure you look at the sizing characteristics.
Great umpire belt! Good quality and really nice looking. A little stiff and difficult to open and close. Should get better the more it's used. I recommend it.
Las Vegas, NV
Belt runs a little large. Measured my waist then ordered belt as instructed by increasing two sizes. When belt arrived was only able to use the shortest hole. Must send back for smaller belt.
Working good thus far. Love the shine. Hope it holds up!
Love the look of this belt. It seems to run a bit small so order a size or 2 up. Hopefully it doesn't crack too soon like other patent leather belts I've had.
Great umpire belt!
The only belt I wear anymore. This is what the Minor League umpires wear.
Great umpire belt, should have purchased one sooner. Worn with Gerry Davis and Smitty pants. Fills out belt loops and keeps shirt tucked in better. Easy to clean, interested to know how long it will last. Recommended.
I was a little disappointed in the quality, did not hold its shape as good as I thought it would.
Belt is as advertised. Order one to two sizes larger than your normal size. I ordered two sizes bigger and it fits perfectly with enough to tuck into first pant loop.
Yates City, IL
All good no bad. Very good buy.
Oak Hill, VA
This is without question the gold standard of umpire belts. I have had mine for almost 4 years now and it still looks as good as new. When you show up at the field wearing this it gives the impression that you are a serious umpire. Don't waste your money saving $10 buying the cheaper ones. Trust me, you'll be lucky to get two or three seasons out of them.
Superb belt. The "Gold standard" in uniform belts. I bought this belt from Ump-Attire as a replacement for a much larger belt I had in 2011 due to some serious inches loss I was able to undergo while in Afghanistan. I have used it as my plate belt since then for an average of 150 - 175 games a year and it still looks great. The stiffness of the belt has held up and it keeps my pants and ballbags where they are supposed to be. I highly recommend this belt. Order a two sizes in inches larger than your waist for best fit. You cannot buy a better belt for working the plate than this belt in my opinion.
Kansas City, MO
This is the exact belt that MLB and almost all college baseball umpires wear. It is a great looking belt and definitely fits true to size. I would suggest getting this thicker belt rather than the thin ones, just my personal opinion. I think they look better.
The best belt I have owned invest in the better Boston belt it will last for years with minimal stretching.
Just got this belt to replace my older belt and I love it so far. Overall a great product and looks sharp on the field as well. I recommend this thicker leather belt to anyone looking for a great looking and great feeling product on the field.
Very good belt if you are looking for a patent belt. One note before buying this product it is true to size.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||So if I wear a 44 waist what size belt should I get?|
– Troy Lann
When making a size selection, the recommended size for waists measuring 44" is a 48" belt.– Brandon Lawson
Support Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire, Football Official & Basketball Referee
|Q:||So if I wear 36 pants, I should order a size 40 belt?|
– Art Magallan
That is correct Art. Most customers find sizing up two sizes from their pants size provides the best fit.– Ty Unthank
Communication & Service Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire
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