Baseball Umpires Entering The System
A Level II through IV baseball umpire may apply (to the P/T Association) for a softball certification equivalency for one level below their current baseball certification level, providing they meet the criteria listed below.
A Level V baseball umpire may apply for a Level III softball equivalency, providing they meet the criteria specified for a Level III equivalency.
- Must provide proof of baseball certification status for the current year.
- Must write the National Softball Exam and achieve the minimum passing grade specified in the Maintenance Criteria for that certification level.
- For a Level II softball equivalency, the umpire must receive one successful local, regional or provincial/territorial Level II evaluation.
- For a Level III softball equivalency, the umpire must be evaluated at a Provincial/Territorial tournament by a Level IV or V umpire.