Hey Blue! Online
Updated: October 15, 2017
The latest edition of Hey Blue! Online is now available.
Click here to read the Fall 2017 copy.
Annual General Meeting
Updated: October 4, 2017
To all 2017 members of the British Columbia Baseball Umpires Association:
In accordance with our bylaws, this is the official notification to all members of the upcoming Annual General Meeting
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Holiday Inn Vancouver Airport - Richmond
10720 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 1K8
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct the business of the Association as required by the Bylaws and Society Act.
This business includes receiving of financial reports, elections of directors and presentation of awards plus such other business as deemed appropriate..
No Special Resolutions have been received to date.
All people who have current 2017 membership and are in attendance are entitled to vote on any matter.
Updated: May 21, 2017
The BCBUA Annual awards for 2016 were handed out at our National Clinic in April. See our Awards page for the awards list and photos.
Umpire Academy 2017
Updated: May 21, 2017
This year's Umpire Academy was held April 6-9 in Kamloops. Ten of our up and coming young members were selected to receive advanced training in a live tournament environment. Thanks to all of the staff and students who participated!
Hudlin and Carter to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
Updated: February 3, 2017
Legendary umpire and BCBUA founding president Doug Hudlin and long-time Baseball Canada president Ray Carter will be part of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2017 inductee class. The ceremony will take place on June 24 in St. Marys, Ont.
Read all about it here:
Updated: February 2, 2017
44 umpires and 11 instructors from all over the province took part in this year's Superclinic last weekend in Surrey. Advanced plate and base mechanics, rules sessions, and large amounts of cage time for plate work were taught over the two day course.
Thanks to all who participated! Feedback was that this was one of the best Superclinics yet!
The BCBUA tries to hold and Advanced Clinic every year somewhere in the province with every other year being a Superclinic in the Lower Mainland. Open to any member wanting to improve their umpiring skills, these clinics are geared towards more experienced umpires working towards their Level 3 qualifications.
2017 Registration Is Open
Updated: January 11, 2017
IF RENEWING A PREVIOUS MEMBERSHIP (2014 - 2016):
Sign in using your member login.
Review your information and register for 2017.
Select a clinic you want to attend and register for it.
FOR NEW MEMBERS:
Click on registration
Click on clinic pre-registration
Follow the instructions shown.
Click on the clinic you may want to attend.
You will register first for 2017 membership and then the clinic.
IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PASSWORD OR MEMBER NUMBER:
Click on the word (forgot?) behind the password.
Enter the email used when registered.
Click on retrieve password.
The member number and password will be sent to the email address entered provided a match is found in the database.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THAT EMAIL OR IT IS INCORRECTLY ENTERED:
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention: System Administrator identifying the member – first and last names, the birth date and location (city, etc.) requesting an update to the email address.
The number and password will be sent to that email.
Area 2 - North Island now includes Nanaimo
Updated: December 17, 2016
The BCBUA Board of Directors completed a vote on November 26, 2016 to move the city of Nanaimo from Area 1 into Area 2 - North Island. This move will help balance out the membership area of the island. The southern boundary of Area 2 is now set at the Nanaimo city limits.
Nanaimo umpires please keep this in mind when renewing your membership for 2017.
Brad Jones has stepped up to be the Area 2 - North Island Director. Welcome aboard, Brad!