How to Register with NSA to become an Official:
Note: NEW YEAR REGISTRATIONS USUALLY BEGIN in LATE DECEMBER, your UIC should email you when the system will allow you to register for the following year.
If you are NEW to NSA or BPA, we recommend you contact the UIC you will be working with prior to beginning the registration process.
1. Umpires must fill out a registration form at www.PlayNSA.com - see link on left
a. Please select the UIC for the PROGRAM you will MAINLY be working with.
b. Returning Umpires using the RENEWAL process of sanctioning - PLEASE make sure
to REVIEW & UPDATE your information!
c. Make sure your EMAIL is CORRECT! - This is very important !
d. Select a Password
2. Pay for the Registration fee - Your Choice - By Check / By Charge / By PayPal
3. Once the office has received your payment, they will approve your registration
and your number will be EMAILED to you.
4. You will now be able to work NSA Sanctioned events and purchase NSA
Merchandise from the National Office.
5. You can now use your Registration Number & Password to LOG IN & send your
UIC your AVAILABILITY to UMPIRE by using the Umpire Assigning Program.
Click link on left for "Umpire Availability" & Log In -OR- go to
www.PlayNSA.com and select the Umpires (Picture toward top of page) & Umpire LOG IN
Instructions on how to use the program:
NSA-BPA Umpire Assigning Program - UMPIRE INSTRUCTIONS
Only your local and state NSA-BPA UIC/Zone and National Office will have access to your contact information. Other UIC’s and Directors will be able to verify your online registration, BUT will only be able to attain your contact info by requesting it from your local or state NSA-BPA UIC.
The same rules and regulations/procedures will apply for umpires traveling out of
the area or state to work as in prior years.
If you have questions, please contact your Area/State UIC. Thank you.
e National Softball Association Northern Zone
Umpire Clinics and Meetings:
NSA-BPA National Convention
- The NSA-BPA National Convention is held every year
either the last week in October or the first week in November. All Umpires are invited
and encouraged to attend. Current information is always available at www.Playnsa.com
NSA-BPA Northern Zone Conference - The NSA-BPA Northern Zone Conference is held every OTHER year, usually the end of January, or the first two weeks of February.
All Umpires are invited and encouraged to attend. Updates will be posted on the main page of www.NSANorth.com when available. Zone Conference, INCLUDING UMPIRES will be held in Columbus, Indiana on January 27-28-29th, 2017 - Click HERE for Details
Michigan MEETING - Michigan NSA-BPA meeting is usually in December that coincides with the Michigan
NSA Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet. This meeting will go over
rule or procedure changes that have occurred at the NSA National Convention. Details will
be listed below when available.
Michigan NSA FASTPITCH Clinic & Umpire SPRING TRAINING Scrimmage Tournament Michigan NSA is now holding ONE weekend for their FASTPITCH clinic, and in 2015 will be held in conjunction with an UMPIRE SPRING TRAINING SCRIMMAGE TOURNAMENT on Sunday. This will be a scrimmage tournament with teams participating and allowing the umpires to work LIVE on different aspects of the game. The clinic is usually held in March or April. Details will be listed below when available. Everyone is encouraged to attend!
Michigan NSA Slow Pitch Clinic - Michigan NSA is planning to hold multiple locations for their Slow Pitch clinics in 2016. Please feel free to contact Ray or Tony if you have questions.
Details will be listed below when available. Everyone is encouraged to attend!
Michigan BPA Clinic - If no information is posted, please contact the State UIC for Baseball
2016 MICHIGAN STATE CLINIC in conjunction with the
NSA- BPA Hall of Fame Awards Banquet - SAVE THE DATE
DATE: December 3, 2016
TIMES: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Umpire Meeting
Click Here for RSVP FORM for STATE CLINIC & Hall of Fame Awards Banquet
5:00 - Approximately 10:00 PM - Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet
PLEASE VISIT THE HALL OF FAME PAGE FOR BANQUET DETAILS &
Location: Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center 517-627-3211
7501 W. Saginaw Highway
Lansing, MI 48917
New Rules and Updates - Tournament Dates - New Procedures & Policies
Fastpitch Umpires: This clinic will count as $2 toward your 2017 pay rate.
Please select the Link for the Michigan Hall of Fame from the above left for
location details and which of the umpires will be Inducted to the Michigan NSA-BPA
Hall of Fame and those who will be recognized this year. Everyone is welcome to
attend the dinner, and we encourage all to attend the awards banquet to support
your fellow umpires.
Zone Conference, INCLUDING UMPIRES will be held in Columbus, Indiana on
January 27-28-29th, 2017 - Click HERE for Details
BPA Baseball Umpire Clinic - TBA for 2016
NSA SLOW PITCH Umpire CLINIC - TBA for 2016
NSA FASTPITCH Umpire CLINIC for 2016
Please contact Mike if you have questions on which session you should attend.
Location: Potterville High School
Dates: March 19 - 20, 2016
Times: SATURDAY 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Rookies & Umpires with less than 3 years experience with NSA
or those wanting to brush up on specific areas.
Sunday ONLY: Veterans - Umpires with 4 or more years experience with NSA
Directions to Potterville High School:
Potterville HIGH SCHOOL and Potterville ELEMENTARY School are next
to each other
420 N. High Street
Potterville, MI 48876
I-69 North to Exit 66, Potterville, M-100
Turn Left. Go 1/2 Mile to Main Street TURN Right One Block
School is on left hand side.
I-69 South to Exit 66, Potterville, M-100
Turn Right. Go 1/2 Mile to Main Street - TURN Right One Block
School is on left hand side.
Umpire Training Scrimmage Sunday, April 10, 2016
Bring all Gear & Uniforms
Sunday: Umpire Spring Training Scrimmage Tournament - TIME is TBA
Sunday Location: Alliance Lake Complex in Potterville.
MICHIGAN NSA UIC STAFF :
Michigan NSA Fastpitch UIC's Michigan NSA Slow Pitch UIC's
Mike Ogden Ray Couturier
NSA Fastpitch State UIC NSA Slow Pitch State UIC
NSA Northern Zone Asst. UIC Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: email@example.com 231-218-4801
Ron Churchill Tony Hool
NSA Fastpitch UIC Staff NSA Slow Pitch UIC Staff
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email:
NSA Fastpitch UIC Staff
MI NSA Fastpitch Page
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