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01/19/18 – Baseball Umpire Advanced Camp Registration Now Open

January 19, 2018 Baseball Blog Updates


Registration for the 2018 KHSAA Baseball Umpires Advance Camp is now open. This camp must be attended once ever four years to be eligible for assignment to umpire in the postseason.  Attendance at this camp will qualify through 2021.  Attendance at Officiate Kentucky met the Advance Camp requirement. 

Camp Date
Saturday, February 10 – Johnson Central High School

Camp Fee
$50 registration before Feb. 7.

Camp Staff
Clarence Coleman – KHSAA Assigning Secretary, Kentuckiana Baseball Umpires Association

Keith Morgan – KHSAA Assigning Secretary Central Kentucky Umpires Association

Keith Shartzer – Kentuckiana Umpires Association

Andy Strain – Tri-State Officials Association

Joe Lubarsky – Kentuckiana Umpires Association

Tentative Topics & Agenda (Times are ET)
8-8:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30-8:45 a.m. – Welcome, Introductions, Review Agenda KHSAA Associate Commissioner Butch Cope
8:45-9:45 a.m. – Malicious Contact / Force Play Rule 
9:45-10 a.m. – Break
10 a.m.-Noon – Group Sessions (G1-1-6 Years/G2-7 Years and More)
Noon-12:45 p.m. – Lunch on Your Own
12:45-2:45 p.m. – Rotate Groups
2:45-3 p.m. – Break
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 astrain@twc.com or Butch Cope at (859) 299-5472 or bcope@khsaa.org.

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.


Once you complete the registration, you will be emailed the link for payment.


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