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SEFSA Umpire Information

Umpires of the Year Announced!

Congratulations to the following umpires for receiving Umpire of the Year Awards for 2018!

Sammy Hulme - Dunham Park
Emma Bauman - Frank Olson Park

USA/SEFSA Umpire Registration


If you are a new or returning SEFSA umpire, you must attend USA umpire registration/training in order to get USA certified for 2019.  The cost is $30 for umpires 17 and  younger and $55 for umpires 18 and older.  You must attend one the of  the USA/SEFSA umpire training/certification sessions to be an umpire for SEFSA/USA Softball.

**  If you plan on umpiring this season for SEFSA, you must be USA certified/registered.  

Please print off the direct deposit form below, complete it, attach a  voided check, and bring it along with you to the training session.  SEFSA requires this information so that we can pay via direct deposit the season.  We will not issue paper payroll checks.

If you need to make special arrangements for training/certification, please call Leroy at 605-351-2452, Rick Graff 605-360-2591, or Greg Morgan 605-310-6049.

Direct Deposit Information

The Sioux Empire Fastpitch Softball Association only uses direct deposit for payroll purposes -  we do not issue paper checks.  With this in mind, please complete this form with information for the bank account that you would like your paycheck deposited and hand it in at the March training/USA certification.

USA Umpire Training

Umpires Training 

Please bring your own chair or bucket to sit on during the lecture portion of this training session.

This is a free training session for all umpires that take the time to attend.  If you are a 1st or 2nd year SEFSA umpire you will earn $2 more per game by attending this training.  Everyone is encouraged to attend!

If you have any questions, please contact Greg Morgan at 605- 310-6049 or Rick Graff 605-360-2591.


State USA Umpire Training

 Registration is available on the South Dakota State USA Softball website.  If you have any questions, please contact Greg Morgan at 605- 310-6049 or Rick Graff 605-360-2591.

SEFSA Umpire Pay Scale

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

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

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

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

Thank you to all of the SEFSA umpires and coaches that worked so hard to make the 2018 season such a success!  We hope to see  all of you next season!