The links in this section will serve as your source for all USA Softball umpire news including rule changes, umpire schools, umpire equipment, the USA Softball umpire medals program and the National Indicator Fraternity.

The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation's largest officiating organizations with over 26,000 officials actively involved each year. USA Softball umpires are nationally recognized as the best trained and proficient in the sport and are involved in competition starting with league play, city, state and national championships. Ultimately, USA Softball umpires could officiate events such as world championship, Pan American and Olympic competitions.

USA Softball annually hosts local, state and national umpire clinics which literally blanket the nation and bring the best instruction available in the sport to every region. Over the last decade, USA Softball's umpire program has become an innovator in the production of quality training materials. When a clinic is not available - videos, books, slides and other instructional aids allow instruction to continue. Visit www.officialgear.com as a one stop shop for all your USA Softball Umpire Apparel and Equipment needs. Click here to view the 2017 Umpire Catalog.

Official Rules of Softball

Stay on top of the game by learning the Official Rules of Softball, as published by USA Softball.

Now available for iOS (iPhones/iPads) and for Android devices, find out how our Apps can help you learn the rules of softball. The app includes a free copy of the Umpire Manual and an interactive map with local Umpire-In-Chief contact information.



Click here to download the 2017 version of the
USA Softball Official Rules of Softball! 
 


 



Click here to download the 2017 version of the
USA Softball Official Rules of Softball!