For information on becoming a high school baseball or softball umpire, click on the Cadets link above.

Welcome to the homepage for the Shore Umpires Association!

Helpful Softball Videos

Click on the links below to view helpful videos on softball topics: Recognizing Illegal Pictures Obstruction Video 1 Obstruction Video...
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Message from Bruce Bresnahan

Fellow Umpires:Time limit is only for Sub Varsity games.  There is no time limit for Varsity games. Please, jewelry rule must...
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Subvarsity Time Limit Reminder

Reminder For Scrimmages Time Limits will be utilized for all sub-varsity, pre-season and regular season Softball and Baseball games. (Does not...
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Baseball – Face Coverings for Pitcher

Recently asked about a pitcher wearing a white face mask or a face mask with a logo such as a...
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Pre-Season Message – April 7, 2021

THE START OF SOFTBALL SEASON 1.      Remember that we are not to touch the softball or any equipment this year.  Home team...
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The SUA serves multiple purposes:

  • Promote the welfare of the games of baseball and softball by uniformly interpreting and administrating the rules of those games as set forth by the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association
  • Promote and maintain the highest degree of baseball and softball officiating by following a uniform set of mechanics.
  • Preserve the traditions, foster ideals, advance interest, and improve the quality and prestige of baseball and softball umpires through continuous instruction via the classroom and on field experience.
  • Develop a spirit of friendship and maintain a high standard of ethics among umpires.
  • Inside this site, members will find links to the member and school directories, as well as information regarding mechanics and association business.