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.


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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

NBUA Umpires Relish Best Seat in the House

By Alan Berner
Seattle Times Staff Photographer

It's easy to call balls and strikes from the stands, with a hot dog in one hand and a beer in the other. There's no pressure; those calls are of no consequence to the game. And fans don't have to know the 10 chapters and hundreds of rules in the "big book," the compilation of official baseball rules. There are 15 ways a pitcher can commit a balk, for instance. So why would someone want a job so difficult that draws the ire of so many? For Full Article


Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

2014-15 NBUA Board in Action - March 2015

By Hank Margeson

The Board met on Monday the 9th at the King of King's Church in Renton. We began with a welcome to Jay Neff who was ill recently and unable to attend the Business meeting and Vendor Day. We're glad Jay's feeling better! We then did a very brief review of our recent Business Meeting and Vendor Day and thanked the volunteers who stepped in for Jay at the last minute to make the day go smoothly. (Read full story)




Monday, April 13th, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting, Place TBD



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