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** Be sure to check back early in 2024 for updated details and information **

Fellow umpires, the 2024 season is fast approaching! It is time to dust off your rule book and start brushing up on your knowledge of the game! Also talk with friends who might want to umpire for the first time, we are always looking for more “Blues” aged 12 and up.

Registration is now open on the BCBUA website. If you are a returning umpire, please log in to your BCBUA account at to complete your 2024 registration, and pay the appropriate youth or adult registration fee. If you have lost your membership number, please contact the BCBUA and they will look it up for you. New umpires may create a new account. The registration fee will be reimbursed for VBA umpires on your first pay-cheque.

Umpires 19 years and older please click here to start your criminal record check.

All classroom clinic education sessions will be held online again this year through Make sure you have created an account on that site using your BCBUA number. For returning umpires, you will be able to review material from last year… a great refresher while we wait for the snow to melt!

Online clinics are now available for registration. As a reminder, completion of an online clinic is required in order to fully achieve level 1 and level 2 certfication.

You must also complete an in-person clinic, found here:

Online clinic dates are as follows:

Sunday, February 4 @ 9AM
Monday February 19 @ 5:30PM
Thursday Febraury 29 @ 5:30PM
Thursday March 7 @ 5:30PM
Wednesday March 27 @ 5:30PM
Saturday March 30 @ 9AM
Monday April 8 @ 5:30PM

Online Clinic registration instructions can be found here:

A reminder that the virtual session and online exam is only half of the clinic requirements. There will also be an on-field session for each level which will be held in April (date TBA) If you wish to umpire this coming season and cannot make the Vernon On-Field clinic date, there are other dates and locations available. **Please check back for clinic dates. Please visit the BC Umpires Association website and follow the instructions for registering.

If anyone has any problems with their registration, or any other questions of any kind, please email Or *After the clinics, you must set up your account on the HorizonWebRef system. Please send an email to with your name and email address to be set up so you will be assigned games.

Click here for VBA Umpire policy and wages

Click here for VBA Umpire feedback form

For questions regarding assigning, please contact Clorissa Herman (VBA Umpire Assignor) at we look forward to seeing you on the field!

Issy Steen
Umpire in Chief