baseball umpire development camps


Camps include an “online” classroom session on Thursday evening and an on-field Session the following Saturday. The registration fee for camps is $75. To receive camp credit you must attend both sessions.

We will also offer ‘Clinics’, which are Classroom Only session. The Classroom Only Clinics are basic minimum instruction to become eligible to work varsity games. They are offered at at discounted rate of $50 and do not include any cage or field instruction. For Clinic information click HERE.

We strongly encourage any umpire looking to improve their skills to sign-up for a Camp. For only $25 more, you receive cage and field instruction from some of the best insturctors in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lunch will be provided during the Saturday, “On-field Session”. We will also have some snacks and water available, but do encourage you to bring your own water as supplies may be limited.

You should be in your GHSA uniform, hat included, but the only equipment you will need is your mask for the cage work.

Paying online with a credit or debit card is the easiest method, but you can also mail in a check. You will not receive the login information for the online session and your registration will not be complete until the payment is received. Also, payment MUST be received 10 days before the date of the Saturday session or a $25 late fee will be added.

The online “Classroom Session” will include presentations from our Umpire Development Staff on various topics. It will normally cover any upcoming rule or policy changes. We will take certain rule or game situations and go into detail about how to handle them.

Saturday will include actual cage and field instruction from our “Guest Instructors” on a wide area of topics related to both the two and three umpire system.

The login information for the Zoom “Classroom Session” is sent out automatically by the website once payment is received. Sometimes this email goes to your spam folder so check there first. You can also click on the link for the camp below on the day of the classroom session and the link will be provided there. If you still cannot find it, email [email protected] early, don’t wait until right before the session is about to start because all of our staff will be busy working on the session.

Make checks payable to:
GHSABB
1960 Clearwater DR SE
Marietta, GA 30067

All umpires attending an Umpire Development Camp need to be in their GHSA uniform.

To receive post-season credit and be considered for working GHSA State Playoffs, all umpires MUST attend both sessions.

Yes, we will have vendors at each of our Saturday sessions and will also have links to purchase items online from vendors available during our Thursday online sessions.

Our online sessions will be as close to an actual “classroom” session as possible except you don’t have to travel. They will include a “live” presentation form our instructors and you will have the opportunity to interact with them, ask question and add comments.

Transfers to another camp are possible if it requested before the registration deadline for the camp you registered for. Once the deadline has passed, no transfers or refunds are possible due to arrangements (lunch, number of instructors, ect.) already being set. To request a transfer, email [email protected]

A ‘Camp’ includes an online classroom session on Thursday night as well as field and cage instruction on Saturday by some of the best instructors in the country. For more information on our instructors see the information about each one of them on our “Guest Instructors” page by clicking HERE. A Camp will qualify an umpire to work varsity games during the regular season as well as be eligible to work post season games.

A ‘Clinic’ is a classroom session only, on a weekday evening. It will provide basic minimal instruction and will only qualify an umpire to work varsity games during the regular season.