MBUA LogoWelcome Umpires
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Immediate Past President Moe Duffy (L) and present MBUA President Mike Rabideau (R) receiving a standing ovation from his fellow umpires at the January 27th meeting for his two years of service.

The MBUA consists of sixteen local umpire boards across the state of Massachusetts,
representing approximately 2500 high school umpires.

This site provides dates and agendas for upcoming meetings, prior meeting minutes and important information for association members.
We've also provided links to other baseball association sites.

Mike Rabideau President

Bob Cutting Vice President

Joe Cacciatore MIAA Representative



Sunday mornings at the
Framingham Elks
450 Union St
Framingham Ma. 01702

They will all begin promptly at 10 AM


   

Important Notices

MBUA / MIAA - NFHS Regional Meetings

                    
We strongly encourage ALL MBUA umpires to attend one of these four regional meetings detailing the NFHS Baseball Rules
being implemented beginning next Spring (2020):

SOUTH:
Tuesday November 12 at Bridgewater-Raynham at 6:30 - 8:30 PM

NORTH:
Wednesday November 13 at Stoneham HS at 6:30 -8:30 PM

CENTRAL:
Wednesday November 13 at Shrewsbury at 6:00 - 8:00 PM

WEST:
Thursday November 14 at Holyoke High School (Cafe) at 6:30 -8:30 PM

 

2017 RULE Changes:

MLB/ MIAA RULE DIFFERENCES

MIAA Baseball Rules With 2017 Rules Changes

Please click HERE for the latest rules interpretations including the new Intentional Walk Rule.

Please click on the "Contacts" tab above to send us feedback,or comments.

 

 MBUA dress code according to Article X: STANDARDS OF AN MBUA MEMBER
 

 A. MBUA Members shall observe always the uniform standards of the MBUA during scholastic games.


 1. The primary uniform of the MBUA shall consist of the following items; a) A navy blue jersey adorned with an MBUA badge on the left breast pocket, b) Charcoal grey trousers, c) A navy blue hat adorned with the MBUA logo,d) A black belt, black shoes, and black socks, e) A navy blue or red undershirt, the sleeves of which are not exposed, f) A navy blue ball bag, and g) A navy blue pullover with red epaulets or navy blue or black blazer.


 2. Also, an MBUA umpire may wear a light blue or a red jersey with the same accessories worn with a navy blue shirt. 


 3. Alternatively, an umpire may wear a black or cream jersey. If he does so, the following items shall be worn; a) Charcoal grey trousers, b) A black hat adorned with the MBUA logo, c) A black belt, black shoes, and black socks, d) A black undershirt, e) A black ball bag, f) A black pullover with white epaulets.

 

"Click Here" for Transfer Form

 

MIAA PROMOTES CONCUSSION TRAINING for MIAA TOURNAMENT CONTEST OFFICIALS

In support of the most recent Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) regulations

105 CMR 201.000: HEAD INJURIES AND CONCUSSIONS IN EXTRACURRICULARATHLETIC ACTIVITIES, and in the best interests of our student athletes, all MIAA Tournament Directors and Tournament Assignors will require successful completion of an MDPH approved concussion training program as a condition for an official accepting an MIAA tournament assignment.

The National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) training module, ?Concussions in Sports: What You Need to Know?, is one of the MDPH approved training programs and may accessed using the link:

http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000

Your acceptance of an MIAA Tournament contest assignment will be considered as implicit confirmation that you are a member in good standing with your local board, that you are enrolled with the MIAA, and that you have successfully completed a concussion training program as required by the MDPH.

**This policy will be in effect beginning with the 2011 Fall Tournament season**

 

All new members of local boards should be sent to all three of the MBUA endorsed suppliers (listed at the above "Links" tab) to receive each vendors offered discounts.

MBUA patches are available to local associations from the MBUA, Secretary / Treasurer.