Umpire Information for the House/Community Baseball Programs
2020 LBA Umpire Requirements
Must be 14 years old or older
Parents/adults are welcome to apply
Each umpire to provide their own belt, ball bag and plate brush
Each new umpire will receive an LBA umpire hat and t-shirt
Required umpire training dates:
Saturday, March 14th, 10:00-12:00 am at the LSHS Lecture Hall
Thursday, March 19th, 7:00-9:00 pm at the LSHS Lecture Room
Saturday, April 18th, 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the LSHS Lecture Hall
Saturday, April 25th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the LSHS Lecture Hall
Umpires are encouraged to have their own protective gear, although it is not required. A mask, chest protector and shin pads will be at each LBA field, in the field box, for use by the LBA umpires.
All umpires must register to become an LBA umpire:
Go to www.lakevillebaseball.org and click on the registration banner at the top of the page. Create an account, if you don't already have one.
All umpires must fill out a W-9 form (regardless of past submission). You will receive the form at training.
All umpires need to go to arbiter.com and follow the instructions. LBA is temporarily sharing refcoord with Apple Valley Rec, so when asked, select Apple Valley In-House Baseball. Any issues with signing up, please contact Bob Brotzel at 612-850-1461 or email Bob at email@example.com
New to umpiring:
$35 per game.
All new umpires will start by umpiring 3rd grade games. Training will be provided.
$45 per game.
Umpires must be approved by the LBA Umpire Director to move on beyond the 3rd grade games.
Pay levels for experienced umpires will be set by the LBA Umpire Director prior to the season.
NOTE: years of experience is referring to years in the LBA umpire system. If you have umpired outside the LBA, please notify the LBA Umpire Director and provide required documentation.
Final determination of each umpire's experience and pay level will be determined by the LBA Umpire Director.
Scheduling / Training / Rules / Coaches Issues / Other on field concerns - contact:
Payroll questions / concerns - contact:
Finance Director, Sarah Foley
Lakeville Baseball Umpire Director for House/Community