USA Umpire Mechanics

3-Umpire Mechanics FP & SP

1-Umpire Mechanics FP & SP, 2-Umpire Mechanics FP

2-Umpire Mechanics SP

Working Parallel Lines on the Bases

Game Management with Malcolm Boyles

A YouTube tutorial on understanding the DP/Flex (from 2012 National Federation rules but rule and application for 2016 ASA unchanged)


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ACE Coaching
Background Checks


USA Softball umpire national tournament agreement

• USA Softball non-approved bats list last updated March 22, 2017

Inland Empire Softball Hall of Fame

Spokane Metro Softball Hall of Fame

Sanction form to put on a USA Softball of Idaho tournament

10 reasons to Play USA Softball

USA Softball Umpire Training Opportunities

Discount deadline extended for the 2020 USA Softball National Umpire School in Auburn, Washington, Feb. 21-23 registration form

Date for discount extention not reflected on registration form. See updated flyer on home page.


There's always a need for umpires. SSUA will train you for free anytime during the year. See SSUA contact information below.

USA Softball Umpire Links

Why umpire?

Register USA Softball to access background check website

USA Softball umpire official gear

USA Softball umpire web page


Rich Hobson, Uniforms and Equipment, 924-6531,

USA Softball National Umpire Awards Application Forms & National Tournament Contract

USA Softball of Idaho District 8 (Spokane) Umpire Program

Interested in umpiring?

There is always a need. No experience is necessary. Training is free. Get in touch with USA Softball of Idaho District 8 (Spokane) Umpire in Chief Dennis Keys at (509) 714-8373 and he can help you through the process.

Spokane Softball Umpires Association contact information:

2018 SSUA Award Winners

  • Campbell-Stewart: Bob Baugh
  • Presidential Pride: John Klemish
  • Umpire of the Year-Adult: Dave Berghammer
  • Umpire of the Year-Youth: Joseph "Kenny" Williams
  • Most Improved: Robert "Bobby" Kuck
  • Rookie of the Year-Adult: Carissa Ware
  • Rookie of the Year-Youth: Chris Hargrave
  • Home Run Award: Sal Jackson, Spokane Valley Girls founder