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Crew Chief and Immediate Past President Moe Duffy, in perfect position to make the call on a play at the plate in the 2017 Division 2, Massachusetts State Championship game held at Campanelli Statdium, Brockton, in a game between Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational HS and Danvers HS

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

New Meeting Location:
 mornings at the
Framingham Elks
450 Union St
Framingham Ma. 01702

They will all begin promptly at 10 AM

    The dates are

January 27

March 24

October 20

Important Notices

2017 RULE Changes:


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 III. Uniform F. of the Constitution:

F. Uniform
. A standard uniform for all MBUA umpires will consist of gray slacks, a navy (blue) pullover with red and white shoulder trim or a navy (blue) shirt with red white and blue trim and a navy (blue) or black hat with MBUA lettering. Sized hats are recommended. Other shirt colors are allowable, as long as both/all umpires wear the same color. MBUA patches on shirts and jackets are mandatory


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:


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 from the MBUA,Secretary / Treasurer.

The following information is forwarded to you as we look forward to the 2013-14 School Year.

CLICK HERE to view the MIAA Rule Change proposals passed by MIAC to be incorporated into the 2013-15 MIAA Handbook.