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The MBUA consists of 16 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.

President: Bob Cutting, Vice President: Dom DiMare, Immediate Past President: Mike Rabideau
Interpreter: Joe Peters, Secretary / Treasurer: Bryan Andrade

MBUA President, Bob Cutting (top row, fourth from the right) pictured here with the Whalom Grays, three time defending champions (2018,19 and 20) of the Central Mass Over-38 Baseball League. The Grays have gone 53-7, over that period of time with Bob serving as the teams ace.


Become A High School Baseball Umpire!
Visit your geopgraphic local association by clicking on the groups name and connecting to their web-site or directly calling the contact person listed for the interested association.
We'll look forward to hearing from you.

508-737-2732
508-528-6152
Berkshire County
978-690-3262
413 207-5173
508-254-5896
Greater Shrewsbury
508-713-7605
617-413-3851
508-612-7812

COVID 19 Protocols
http://www.miaa.net/gen/miaa_generated_bin/documents/basic_module/Baseball_Modifications_Spring_2021.pdf

2022 Meeting dates: To be announced

Important Notices

NFHS RulesTransition PowerPoint

There is one "significant" change to the presentation about the player tossing his glove to get an out...in the 2020 Case Book, it is allowed.
                               
Force Play / Slide Rule Video
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5avc52n2t4ib4h5/FPSR%20examples.mp4?dl=0

NFHS Courtesy Runner Case Book Plays "Click Here" for PDF

"Click Here" for Assorted MIAA and NFHS Rules

"Click Here" for Managing Line-ups and Line-up cards

 

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.