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SEFSA Umpire Information

USA Umpire Registration


If you are a new or returning umpire, you must attend USA umpire registration/training in order to get USA certified for 2018.  The cost is $30 for umpires 17 and  younger and $55 for umpires 18 and older.  You must attend one the of  the USA umpire training/certification sessions to be an umpire for SEFSA/USA Softball:

  •       Thursday, March 22nd from 6pm-9pm at the Oyate Community Center (attached to Garfield Elementary School).
  •       Saturday, March 24th from 1pm-4pm at the Oyate Community Center.

**  If you plan on umpiring this season for SEFSA, you must be USA certified/registered.  Please print off and complete the umpire information form below and bring it along with you to the March 22nd or March 24th training session.   **

If you need to make special arrangements for training/certification, please call Leroy at 605-351-2452

State USA Umpire Training To be held April 7-8 in Rapid City

The 2018 State USA umpire training will be held Saturday,  April 6th  from 8am - 5pm and  Sunday,  April 7th from 8am - 1pm  at St. Thomas More School in Rapid City.    More information coming soon!

Umpire Pay Scale

1st Year: $16.00/game - can get a $2.00 raise if you attend the state USA training in Rapid City.

2nd Year: $18.00/game - can get a $2.00 raise if you attend the state USA training in Rapid City. 

3rd Year: $20.00/game - can get a $2.00 raise if you attend the state USA training in Rapid City. 

Also, if you are in full ASA Uniform when you umpire, you will get paid $25 a game.  Please visit

Umpire Costs

  • 17 years and younger: $30.00
  • 18 years and older: $55.00

Cost to be an umpire must be paid  the registration/test dates.
Checks make payable to SDUSA


  1. Umpires will be required to be a minimum of 12 years of age.
  2. All Umpires will be required to be registered USA.
  3. All umpires will be required to fill out a registration form.
  4. Umpires will be required to have an umpire kit consisting of a brush, counter, and bag. Kits can either be purchased through the league or an outside vendor; kits will be required by the first game.

SEFSA Umpire Signup

If you are looking to be an umpire in 2018 and can not attend the March registration dates listed above, please contact Leroy  or Rick to make other arrangements.

Leroy: 605-351-2452

Rick Graff:  605-360-2591

2017 Annual Umpires vs the Coaches Softball Game!

Thanks to all of the umpires and coaches (and SEFSA board members) that came out to play in the year end "Umpires vs  Coaches" softball games - despite the rainy weather!  The umpires were victorious this year but that will not be the case next season!  Yes, that is a challenge!  

Thank you to all of the SEFSA umpires and coaches that worked so hard to make the 2017 season such a success!  We hope to see  all of you next season!