Umpire Class

2017 Arnold Athletic Umpire Classes

Where: First Baptist Church of Arnold, Family Life Center, downstairs in rooms 6 and 7

When: February 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th / March 2nd, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd { 6:00 – 8:30}

How: Email the chief umpire at or simply show up to the first class


  • All boys and girls who have turned 13 by April 1, 2017 are eligible to become umpires
  • First year umpires must attend all indoor classes and 2 outdoor classes in March
  • All umpires will be required to purchase 2 rule books, 2 umpire shirts and an umpire hat. A black belt, black shoes and grey pants are also required. A clicker, brush and ball bag will be provided for those who complete the training
  • All umpires must pass the umpire test in order to work games
  • Have an email account that you can check daily
  • Although not required,it is recommended that any new umps have baseball/softball playing experience and a general understanding of baseball/softball rules

Questions/Contact Any questions you can email the Chief Umpire - John Moroney at