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01/04/16 – Baseball Umpire Advanced Camp Registration Now Open

January 4, 2016 Baseball Blog Updates


Registration for the 2016 KHSAA Baseball Umpires Advance Camp is now open. This camp must be attended once every four years to be eligible for assignment to umpire region or state tournaments.

Camp Date
Saturday, February 13 – Hopkins Co. Central High School

Camp Fee
$50 early registration before Feb. 1.
$75 late registration after Feb. 2 until Feb. 11.

Camp Staff
Clarence Coleman – 37-year veteran; KHSAA Assigning Secretary, Kentuckiana Baseball Umpires Association

Keith Morgan – 38-year veteran; Umpire, Central Kentucky Umpires Association

Keith Shartzer – 41-year veteran; Umpire, Kentuckiana Umpires Association

Andy Strain – 38-year veteran; Umpire, Tri-State Officials Association

Kyle McNeely – Former Chair NFHS Baseball Rules Committee and OHSAA Director of Officials’ Development for baseball.

Tentative Topics & Agenda (Times are CT)
8-8:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30-9 a.m. – Welcome, Introductions, Review Agenda
9-9:15 a.m. – KHSAA Associate Commissioner Butch Cope
9:15-11:30 a.m. – Split into groups 
11:30-12:30 p.m. – Lunch
12:30-2 p.m. – Rotate Groups
2-3 p.m. – Rotate Groups
3-4 p.m. – 3 and 4 person mechanics / Q&A

You will need to bring all your plate gear. Everyone attending camp is required to be in approved KHSAA Umpire’s uniform.

For additional questions, contact Andy Strain by phone (270)272-3205 or email or Butch Cope at (859) 299-5472 or

Click the link below to register. Once you complete the information, you will be directed to the KHSAA online store to complete your transaction via credit card. You will not be considered registered until your payment is completed.


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