2019 Baseball/Softball Season News

Schedules are below in the links. Please note that the next one is due on August 18 and will be ready for pickup on August 25. Please make arrangements to pick up schedule on the 25th from 12pm-1pm. Thank you!

Sorry, we are no longer taking new umpires for 2019. Please check back for our Spring training dates. We will still take umpires who have experience umpiring, as always.

  • 13 Years to Adults
  • No Experience Necessary
  • Training Dates are posted below
  • Contact BAA Webmaster if interested: 

Pay Periods are listed below: Pay day is every other Friday and includes a 2 week period ending the previous Sunday. (Ex: 1st pay day is Friday April 12 for games from March 25 - April 7) Please see the Umpire Supervisor or Director on Duty for your paycheck. 


BAA Umpire Committee: Chris Cordingley, John Hernandez, Pat Murphy (UIC), Jason Neal, Ted Repp, Jake Winders

BAA Umpire Program Overview

Ballwin Athletic Association's umpire program is run by members of the Board of Directors.


Minimum age 13


All umpires new to umpiring and/or to the association are required to attend the testing and training sessions prior to each season. Testing and training for the Spring/Summer season is held in late February and early March. Testing and training for the Fall season is held at the end of July. BAA does accept experienced umpires throughout each season.


All umpires are ranked by age group that they are qualified to umpire. Qualifications and influence of ranking include:

  • THIS YEAR: Game pay will be dependent on Training attendance for ALL umpires
  • Knowledge of the rules
  • On field performance (positioning, presence, form, handling of situations
  • Promptness (to ball park and to field)
  • Being respectful at all times (to managers, supervisors, other all times)
  • Neatness (uniform and umpire room)
  • Age of umpire

All umpires who wish to umpire at BAA must have a registration form on file. Please see the form attached to this page.


If you have any questions you may contact the webmaster at


The umpire committee thanks you. Chris Cordingley, John Hernandez, Pat Murphy (UIC), Jason Neal, Ted Repp and Jake Winders

BAA Uniform Supplies

An annually updated phone list and instructional cover sheet will be available at the ball park for all umpires. Most of your responsibilities are listed and you are expected to be aware of them.


As always, Field 1, 2 & 3 umpires should wear gray pants. Fields 4, 5 and 6 umpires should wear dark blue, black or gray pants or shorts. All umpires- dark blue or black hat (w/BAA logo or no logo), umpire shirt and bag with clicker and brush. NO WHITE SHOES.

BAA provides all plate gear: Chest protector, shin guards & mask


BAA's umpire program includes non-refundable fees:

  • Shirt:  $20.00 (powder blue BAA shirt)
  • Hat:    $8.00    (BAA hat optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired - dark blue or black only)
  • Bag with clicker/plate brush:  $7.00 (optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired)
  • Rule Books: BAA will supply