Welcome to the official web site of the Northwest Baseball Umpires Association. The NBUA is responsible for the training, development and administration of baseball umpiring in the Seattle and greater King County, Wash., area.The NBUA officiates nearly 6,000 games per year, encompassing all leagues from Sandy Koufax through high school varsity, community college and adult ball. This web site has been designed for the Umpires of NBUA. Please visit it regularly and click The Indicator link for the latest information.

NBUA Vision

NBUA is an elite sports official's organization that helps to affect positive change in the youth sports community in the State of Washington.

NBUA Mission

We deliver the highest quality service to our customers by umpiring all games to the best of our ability and with fairness to all participants via state of the art training and evaluation and demonstrated examples of inclusion.


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Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Post Season Assignments Announced

By Jay Neff
Member Services Chairman

This was probably one of the best school ball season anybody can remember in a very long time. There was hardly any rain and certainly not near the amount of rainouts or cancellations as we are used to each spring. As we close out the 2016 high school season, we turn to post season and regional and state playoffs to determine the best in the state. The NBUA once again, will be well represented around the state in the 2016 WIAA State Regional and State Final Baseball Tournaments as well as NWAC college playoffs and finals. In a statement released by the WIAA this week, the following NBUA umpires will be working post-season in high school baseball. NWAC has also announced their slate of college playoffs umpires. Congratulations to all these well deserving umpires and good luck to them all!

May 21 Regionals:
Jim Dodson, 4A, Heidelberg Sports Complex, Tacoma
Kim Stover, 4A, Heritage Field, Puyallup
Jeremiah Jourdan, 3A, Bannerwood Park, Bellevue
Bill Lewis, 3A, Curtis High School, University Place
Tom Van Duzer, 3A, Sherman Anderson Field, Mt. Vernon
Andrew Kaminsky, 3A, Rister Stadium, Kelso
Bill Ranko, 2A, Franklin Pierce HS, Tacoma
Henry VonJouanne, 2A, Joe Martin Stadium, Bellingham
Chris Hinton, 2A, Wheeler Field, Centralia
Brian Sweet, 1A, A.C. Davis HS, Yakima
Curt McGuire, 1A, Castle Rock HS, Castle Rock
Barney Kinzer, 1A, Volunteer Field, 1A, Anacortes
Vern Dahl, 2B, Adna HS, Adna
Lincoln Missner, 2B, W. F. West HS, Chehalis
John Leeper, 1B, Daniels Field, Anacortes

NWAC North Playoffs, Friday May 20th thru Sunday May 22nd at Skagit College in Mt Vernon
Gary Coy
Scott Guhlke
Jon Campbell

NWAC West Playoffs, Friday May 20th thru Sunday May 22nd at Tacoma Community College
Chris Claflin
Mark Heavey (WWUA)
Chris Remington (WWUA)

NWAC Championships, Thursday May 26th thru Monday May 30th
Mike Goebel, Lower Columbia College, Longview WA

May 27 & 28 Semifinals & Finals:
Jon Campbell, 3A & 4A, GESA Stadium, Pasco
Stephen Keating, 1A, 2A, County Stadium, Yakima


Thursday, May 12th, 2016

2015-16 NBUA Board in Action - April 2016

By Hank Margeson

The Board met on Monday the 11th at the home of Scott Guhlke. The meeting began with a general discussion around a documentation project about to be undertaken by the Board. (Read full story)




Monday, June 13th, 2016 7:00PM BOD Monthly Meeting - Location TBD

Monday, July 11th, 2016 7:00PM BOD Monthly Meeting - Location TBD



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