2 new Level IV Umpires in CMSU

Congratulations to the following CMSU umpires who represented the province well and were awarded Level IV for all their hard work.

Emma Jerome-Smith
Mark Taylor

The post 7 new Level IV Umpires in Alberta appeared first on Alberta Softball Umpires Association.

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2017 Alberta Umpire of the Year

Attention all CMSU Umpires,

I take great pleasure in announcing that SOFTBALL ALBERTA has selected MARK TAYLOR as UMPIRE OF THE YEAR for 2017!

Congratulations Mark!

Jim Portman
President
Calgary Minor Softball Umpires

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Recovered Umpire Equipment

The following equipment has been recovered from a stolen vehicle.

  • Helmet with facemask with the Outlaws logo on it and a piece of tape with the partial name of JAYL***.
  • Nike baseball glove and some other equipment in a Baseball Canada bucket which has the name "Sonnleitner" written on it.

Please contact us if you know who the owner is.

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2017 CMSU Championship Selections

Congratulations to the following individuals who have been selected to represent the Alberta Softball Umpires Association and the Calgary Minor Softball Umpires at their respective Post-Provincial Championships.

Kyle Muise has been selected for the U16 Western Canadian Championship in Brandon, MB.

Mark Taylor has been selected for the U18 Men's Canadian Championship in O'Leary, PEI.

Emma Jerome-Smith has been selected for the Canada Summer Games Women's Championship in Winnipeg, MB.

Good luck to all our umpires this season. You will make us proud!Big News

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Edition 1: Bluez’ News

Welcome to the first edition of the new official ASUA newsletter.  Please share with your fellow umpires. Bluez News – Edition 1 The post Edition 1: Bluez’ News appeared first on Alberta Softball Umpires Association.

2017 Clinic Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2017 Annual CMSUA/CSUA Combined Clinic is now open!

Where: Nexen Building, Downtown Calgary

When: April 8-9, 2017

Cost: Early Bird: $35 until March 12th. Coaches/Parents: $25. Minors: FREE

Click here for more information and to register!

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2017 Canada Summer Games Selection

Congratulations to Emma Jerome-Smith for being selected to represent Alberta at the 2017 Canada Summer Games! The Games will be held in Winnipeg, MB, with the women's softball event being held August 6 - 13, 2017. You will represent CMSUA very well; good luck!

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Level 3 Qualifier Invitations

Congratulations to Kyle Muise and Josh Cinnamon for being selected to participate in the U16 A Provincials this year.  This event is an "evaluator" event, where successful candidates are eligible to receive a Level III.

Good luck to both, and represent CMSUA proudly.

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CMSA – Game Changes

Coaches/Umpires:

Any game rescheduled/cancellations/diamond moves are the responsibility of the coaches to advise the umpires.  Although some coaches get reminder e-mails with umpire phone #’s, the process is to e-mail [NOT Phone] [email protected] with ALL changes/cancellations.  The only exception to this is for games re-scheduled/moved en-masse by CMSA Office.

Also, for those re-scheduling games and doing a double header:

CMSA Double Header Rules:

  1. Game starts at 6:15pm
  2. No new inning after 1hr and 20mins for both games
  3. NO OPEN Inning
  4. 2nd game is to start within 10 minutes of the end of the first game
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SBR/Blues Tournament – This weekend

SBR Blues Tournament is this weekend.

Interested in Umpiring??? Come on down and watch some games and/or see umpires in training.  Want to learn more about umpiring?  This is the best place to be.  Watch 1-2-3 man systems.  See new umpires and experienced umpires.  Ball is ages U10 - U19.

Vista Heights Diamonds - 27th Avenue & 16th Street NE- Friday 6:45pm to Sunday 4pm.  Non-stop games.

Message us for more info


CMSUA Pay cheques for first half of 2016 season will be available for pick-up at the tournament.

Reminder:

ALL CMSUA umpires are required to contribute their services to the Annual CMSUA Blues Tournament.  This is our primary fundraising activity and a great training environment for umpires of all levels.

All members are levied a $50 Participation Bond for the Blues Tournament, which will be refunded with adequate participation in the Blues Tournament.  Any people who can't make the tournament will need to contact the president of  CMSUA to determine whether an exception for this bond should be granted.

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