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Next up for the NCMBUA

The NCMBUA is preparing for the 2024 baseball season. Below you will find information about our upcoming new umpire candidate course, junior umpire course and spring meeting schedule for returning association umpires.

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New Candidate Umpire Training Class

The NCMBUA is currently looking for new umpire candidates for the 2024 training class. Similar to years past there will be multiple sessions of the classroom running right up through the start of the baseball season. The training consists of virtual classes, mechanics clinics and a state certified exam. Session 1 is scheduled for Sundays and will begin Sunday 1/21/2024 and run for 5 total classes  90 minutes each from 7:30pm to 9:00pm and a mechanics clinic.  The cost for the class is $125. Please fill out the following Google Form: NCMBUA Umpire Course. You may also email your interest to ncmbua@gmail.com or by messaging via this site. Please submit your interest no later than Sunday 3/16/2024. If you do not make it for the first session but are still interested please reach out to the contact provided and you will be provided with information on the next session or even a training tailored to your own schedule. 

Class #01: 03/17 7:30-9:00pm - Intro, Pre-Test & Baseball Myths. NFHS Chapters 1 & 2

Class #02: 03/24 7:30-9:00pm - NFHS Chapters 4 & Mechanics

Class #03: 03/31 7:30-9:00pm - NFHS Chapters 5 & 8

Class #04: 04/07 7:30-9:00pm - Chapters 6 & 7 Mechanics

Class #05: 04/14 7:30-9:00pm - Chapter 3 & 9 & 10 & Mechanics

Class #06: 04/21 7:30-9:00pm Review & Exam

Both For Session 1 & 2 Umpires

On Field Scrimmage 01: Saturday 3/23 11am @ St. Bernard's 

On Field Scrimmage 02: Wednesday 3/27 4pm @ St. Bernard's

On Field Scrimmage 03: Tuesday 4/2 Doyle Field Leominster 3:30p

Cage Work - Calling Pitches: TBD

Field Work: Saturday 3/16 4-6pm McLaughlin Upper in Leominster

Mechanics Clinic - TBD

Upon completion of the class new umpires will be certified to umpire all amateur levels of baseball from MIAA high school varsity and sub-varsity, including AAU down to Little League and Cal Ripken as well as summer leagues such as Sr. Ruth, Legion and Stan Musial men's leagues. 

Little League

2024 Jr. Umpire Virtual Classroom & Mechanics Clinic

The NCMBUA are looking to recruit interested individuals between the ages of 13-18 to umpire local minor league youth baseball games. Games are played on weeknights and weekends. We need junior umpires to help their local community an hopefully become the next generation of umpires. Accept only the games that work for your schedule. Junior umpires are paid $30-$35 per game. The cost of the virtual training and clinic is just $30 per umpire. If interested or have any questions please email ncmbua@gmail.com

Virtual Classroom: April TBD

Field Mechanics Clinic: April TBD @

Westminster Cal Ripken Field. 

Field Mechanics Clinic: April TBD @ North Leominster Little League

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2024 NCMBUA Member Meeting Schedule

Tentative

Meeting #1: TBD

Meeting #2: TBD

Meeting #3: TBD

Meeting #4: TBD

Meeting #5: TBD - Interpreter's Meeting

Mechanics Clinic (1): Saturday TBD

Mechanics Clinic (2): Sunday TBD

During these meeting the primary focus will be on a refresher of the NFHS rules updated 2024 edition.

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About Us

Based in the Northern Worcester County area, ncmbua.org is a member assocation of the MBUA and facilitates the education, training, assessment, and scheduling of officials. By doing so, we proudly promote fair play, competition, and the increased enjoyment of athletics by players, fans, and participants alike.

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Get in touch with any questions or comments you have for us. We look forward to hearing from you and will get back to you ASAP.

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