NGAUA provides umpires for Georgia High School fast pitch and slow pitch games and tournaments.
For any questions regarding GHSA, please contact:
Important High School Information
Deadline for completing the GHSA Exam and Clinic is TBA (usually last July). Click here for GHSA Softball rules Clinic for Coaches and Officials. The exam link will be posted when it becomes available.
GHSA 2012 North Geogia Camp information
While the GHSA rules clinic is mandatory every year, NGAUA umpires should attend a GHSA softball umpire camp every two years. In an advance camp you will be evaluated while calling real high school games. Here is a short list of the camps closest to our area, a list of other clinics around the state check out GHSA web site
- To register or inquire about the camps(s), contact the individual "Camp Director" of each site.
- Camp Registration Fee: Non-refundable $55.00 for one-day camps or $75.00 for the Advanced Camp.
- Registration Deadline: (14) days prior to the start of the camp you wish to attend. ($25.00 Walk-up registration fee)
- Liability Waiver: Every participant will be required to sign a "liability waiver" prior to participating in the camp.
- * - designates an Advanced Camp
2012 Mandatory Meeting for High School Umpiring (May 23rd, 2012 7pm)
All umpires planning or thinking of umpiring GHSA (high school) softball must attend a mandatory meeting on May 23rd 7pmat Lockheed Elementary School (in the gym at the back of the school).
Critical information regarding the upcoming season will be covered as well as
information about school schedules, pay, tournaments, and post-season playoffs.
There are only two ways to get the REQUIRED RULES CLINIC.
Contact Bob Earwood at 678-567-9730 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Congratulations to NGAUA's 2010 GHSA Post Season Umpires
|Elite Eight State Championship games in Columbus|
|Chuck Cantrell||Powell Hazzard|
|Region and State Playoff Round 1 & 2|
|Rick Ballew||Chuck Cantrell|
|Jimmy Derrick||Lee Gray|
|Don Harris||Powell Hazzard|
|Shane Head||Jim Hiett|
|Warner Lombard||Lamar Meers|
|Mike Moran||Joseph Rochon|
|Shawn Schumacher||Michael Scott|
|Bobby Streetmon||Randy Thomas|
|Wayne Tippens||Daniel Tucker|
|GADC Senior All State Softball Games At Mercer|
|Shane Head||Mike Moran|
|GADC Senior AllStar Softball Games At Dalton|
|Powell Hazzard||Shane Head|
2010 NGAUA High Schools
NGAUA is in charge of all home games for 31 Georgia schools in 2010 The following is a list of all 31 NGAUA GHSA schools
|Campbell||North Cobb Chrisian|
|Kennesaw Mtn.||South Cobb|
What Are The Requirements to Umpire High School Ball
- Pay your GHSA dues
- Attend a GHSA clinic each year (free)
- Take the state GHSA Umpire Test and pass with 85% or higher -- each year
What Are The Requirements to be Eligible to Umpire Post Season High School Ball
- All the above requirements to umpire high school ball
- Attend a GHSA umpire camp at least once every two years (there is a fee -- see below but includes the required clinic for all umpires -- see info on these Umpire camps)
Download Your Umpire Handbook of Softball Rules Differences
The Umpire Handbook of Rule Differences is a must-have document for any NGAUA umpire who umpires more than one of the following types of fast pitch ball: ASA youth, ASA adult, Federation (high school), NCAA. The document discusses the major differences between the above types of ball and references the rule number from each of their respective rulebooks. The document is presented in an easy-to-read format with a complete table of contents. To download just click on this link from ASA.
|Aug 13 - 14||Kell|
|Aug 13 - 14||Hillgrove|
|Sept 10 - 11||Cherokee|
|Sept 9 -11||Kennesaw Mtn.|
|Sept 16 -18||North Cobb|
|Sept 22 - 25||Lassiter|
LINKShttp://www.ghsa.net -- The Official GHSA Web site
http://www.ghsaamerchandise.com - GHSA Leisure Way
http://www.officialgear.com -- GHSA Uniforms
GHSA and NGAUA take great pride in presenting themselves with a professional uniform appearance. Please make sure your uniforms are complete, clean, pressed, and polished. To purchase official GHSA umpire equipment and uniforms, please contact the following vendors:
A list of the required GHSA Uniform, and examples, is as follows:
|Shirt||New Pro Style Polo Shirt (Powder Blue -- No front logo) STARTING IN 2008: PATCHES REQUIRED ON SHIRTS!||Photo|
|Cap||Fitted Blue Cap (No Logo)||Photo|
|T-Shirt||White Crewneck T-Shirt|
|Belt||Black Leather Belt with Silver Buckle||Photo|
|Socks||Black or navy Blue Socks||Photo|
|Ball Bag||Navy Blue Ball Bag (No Letters)||Photo|
|Brush||Small Brush on Plate AND Bases||Photo|
|Indicator||Handheld Indicator with Balls, Strikes, Outs (Innings Optional)||Photo|
|COLD WEATHER OPTIONS|
|Jacket||Navy Blue Jacket (Pullover or Zip Front) with ASA Logo||Photo|