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Greater Lawrence Baseball Umpires Association
2017 Baseball Umpiring Classes
The class will cover Major League Baseball rules. Successful completion of the class will make the candidate eligible for membership into Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association.
Classroom Instruction: January 30th and February 6th, 13th , 20th, 27th,
Test: March 6th
Two Man Mechanics Class:  March 13th and 20th
Two Man Mechanics Field Clinic inside: Tuesday, March 14th or Thurs March 16th
Registration: Will be the first night of class
: 7 PM to 9 PM
Where: Greater Lawrence Vocational High School
57 River Rd
Andover, MA

Contact: Fred Simm @ 978-807-7103 or fredsimm@comcast.net
Material: Major League Rule Book and Two Man Mechanics Book will be provided.

Special Instructions: Classroom is in the back of the school. Please park in the back of the school.


Southeastern Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association
2017 New Candidate Classes

If you are a baseball enthusiast and would like to take a class,and test,to become a baseball umpire,and at the same time a qualified high school baseball umpire,then classes are available to do just that. Instruction will begin on January 19, 2017 and continue each consecutive Monday and Thursday,with the exam scheduled on February 6, 2017. All classes will start at 7 PM, and will be held at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, 476 North Ave., Rochester, MA,  The cost is $125.00 which would be due by January 19, 2017 (the night of the first session). The cost of the class includes instruction, a rule book and first years Southeastern Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association (SMBUA) dues. Anyone interested can go to the SMBUA web-site (smbua.com).  There is a registration form that will need to be filled out that is available on the web-site. Once the registration form is completed you will need to contact Steve Vieira at SMBUAinterpreter@hotmail.com for more specifics. Again,classes begin on Thursday,January 19,2017. Don't wait!