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Interested in Softball Umpiring?

The Langley Umpires Association is recruiting softball umpires for the 2017 season!


Umpires have to be at least 12 years of age, enjoy the sport of fast-pitch softball, and have a willingness to learn and be a part of the umpiring fraternity across Canada. There are many training opportunities for new umpires, and a great support network in the Langley area.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Umpire-In-Chief Paul Muirhead at

Training Clinics


Training clinics prepare new and 2nd year umpires for the Certification Clinic in March.

Please contact for registration or more information.

  • Where: Lynn Fripps Elementary
  • When: Sundays, January 15—March 5, 2017   
  • Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

In return for your commitment, your Softball Canada Umpire Certification is paid for by the League.  Also, for umpires doing house games, your umpire shirt and hat are provided, with only a deposit required.  Umpire equipment can also be provided, free of charge, with a deposit only required.

Umpires are paid monthly and you earn more than minimum wage!!!!!!!


  • See Specific Divisions for NLDS House Rules
  • Umpire's are issued a current Softball Canada rule book at certification clinics.  For copyright reasons there is no electronic version of SBC Rule Book.
  • Confused about a rule or rule interpretation? Visit the softball BC umpire section. The softball Canada Umpires Case Book is a great resource for rulings.