softball Camps » OHSAA Fastpitch Softball Umpire Class

For information contact:

                                                          OHSAA Certified Softball Instructor


Mike Burwell







This is an opportunity to obtain your OHSAA officiating permit and ASA registration in a two day session. Registration has already begun for the 2017 season.


Class sessions will be from 8AM to 3PM Saturday, October28, 2017 and 8AM- 6PM Sunday, October29, 2017 and will include instruction in OHSAA and ASA rules as well as umpire mechanics.  This is an accelerated classroom and participation school designed to help new umpires learn as quickly as possible.  Wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes.  The OHSAA online examination and scrimmage opportunities are part of this course and will be offered after the conclusion of the school. 


Cost and New OHSAA Registration Process


Only $125 per student – includes all instruction, books, materials, and testing fee for your OHSAA permit. All registration is handled on line with payments by a Visa, Mastercard, or Discover.  To register follow the steps listed on the page below.


Optional ASA Registration for 2018 will be offered at no additional cost to the student.  The normal fee for ASA registration is $45 so there is a significant savings for all students!




There is a tremendous need for new softball officials.  We will work to insure that you begin your career at a level where you are comfortable - whether it is school games or recreation softball.  The class is open to all.  While most students have typically been adults, OHSAA regulations now allow high school students of all ages to participate in these classes. 









1)      Click on the link below or copy and paste the link into your browser.



2)      Once you so this you will arrive at the "Log On" page.  This page can be identified with a picture of 4 officials on the left side of the screen (under the OHSAA logo).


3)      Unless you are already an OHSAA licensed official in another sport, click on "register". (highlighted in orange)  This will take you to the DASHBOARD.


4)      Once at the DASHBOARD, you will be asked to "please head over to your profile and complete your contact and official information.  On the left side of the screen click on "Contact Information" and fill out the information listed.  Please make sure you answer the question about any possible felonies. 


5)      After you complete your contact information, click on "Choose Sports" and select the sports you are interested in officiating –softball.


6)      You are now set to take a look at and register for our course.  To get to this area, you must click on the orange silhouette or the word "official".   Although still on the DASHBOARD, you now have access to every course offered throughout the state of Ohio.  Click on "Select a Course" and it will list all the softball courses offered.  You can find our course directly by typing "Burwell" in the search box.


7)      At the bottom of our course information page you will see a "Signup" button.  Hit that button and complete the form.


8)      Your will receive a confirmation of your registration and your books will be available at the first class.


9)      If you have questions please contact Mike Burwell by email 





Session Cost
OHSAA Fastpitch Softball Umpire Class
Date & Times: Saturday and Sunday, 10/28/17 - 10/29/17 • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Sat) ; 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (Sun)
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