ATTENTION ALL SEFSA UMPIRES!
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.
You must attend one of the 2019 training sessions which will be held at the Oyate Community Center (located in Garfield Elementary School) in Sioux Falls, SD
Thursday, March 7th at 6pm
Saturday, March 9th at 1pm
** 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 do 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.
Please click on the red bar below to register as a 2019 SEFSA season umpire
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.
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.
The 2019 USA Softball Umpire clinic will be held April 6-7, 2019. It will be held in Yankton, SD at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center. Please contact John Marquardt at 605-660-3030 with any questions or if you need additional information about this event!
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 USA Uniform when you umpire, you will get paid $25 a game. Please visit OfficialGear.com
The cost to be an umpire must be paid at the registration/test dates.
Checks make payable to SDUSA.
If you are looking to be a USA umpire in 2019 and cannot attend the registration dates or have a general question about being a USA umpire, please contact Leroy or Rick.
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!
Congratulations to the following umpires for receiving Umpire of the Year Awards for 2018!
Sammy Hulme - Dunham Park
Emma Bauman - Frank Olson Park