Dear fellow umpires:
hereby you can find the invitation letter to the Jim Evans European Classic umpire clinic 2016. We would be glad if you share this information with your colleagues and national baseball/umpire organization.Read More
The European Association of Professional Baseball (EAPB) was founded in May 2015 by some of the strongest teams in Europe. The EAPB aims to start and operate Euro League Baseball in 2016, the first Professional Baseball League in Europe with teams from the Netherlands, Italy, France, Germany and Czech Republic.
The first Winter Meeting held on Friday October 23, resulted in a decision to actually start Euro League Baseball in 2016. The decision was taken after discussions about the size and the length of the schedule. The meeting concluded with the plan to shorten the season to 3 or 4 months and to limit the number of games to 18, having weekly 2-game series on Monday and Tuesday or Tuesday and Wednesday.
“We’re very happy with the outcome of this important meeting where al...Read More
Ask yourself: Which stage are you?
We are proud to announce that the Jim Evans European Classic will be held in Almere/NED in Kooperation with the Dutch Baseball Federation KNBSB. The date is already fixed: April 3-9, 2016, and is one day longer as usual.
Registration will be opened in September 2015. Stay tuned for news!Read More
As already announced the Rulebook 2015 was revised completely. Finally the book is available now!
Format includes a new never been seen before renumbering of all of the original baseball rules. This will be the only edition with both the new numbering system and the old rule book system in one. Both books are bound together for easy reference.
We will order a bunch of books to save shipping costs. If you are interested to purchase a new rulebook just email us to firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
The MLB Academies Spring Tournament 2015 took place from April 5-11 in Sant Boi / Barcelona. Two international umpires were invited by CEB: Roy van der Wateringen / NED and Sascha Pammesberger / AUT. Together with a couple of local Spanish colleagues 19 games have been covered in 2-umpire-system.
For the umpires it was a perfect pre-season practice so they get well prepared into their national leagues which will start the upcoming week.Read More
The Conferderation of European Baseball released an umpire list for the upcoming 2015 season. There are 5 categories of umpires: AAA, AA, A, N and new umpires. You may download the complete list here.
When you get the rank?
AAA experience in CEB events for at least two years and an average uc points
AA experience in CEB events for at least two years and an average uc points
A nominated (new) international umpires
The events you can be invited:
AAA all CEB events
AA all CEB events exclusive Euro Cup, Final 4 and European Championships Seniors
A all CEB events exclusive Euro Cup, Final 4 and European Championships Seniors
The list contains 124 umpires in total: 17 AAA, 24 AA, 48 A, 23 N and 12 new ones.
We provide instructors for local or national beginners and advanced umpire clinics. All ABUA-E instructors have graduated from a professional umpire school and will teach state-of-the-art techniques and precedures. As an organizer you just care for the location of the clinic, and accomodation and travel costs for the instructors – the rest is on us.
For further information contact us: info(at)umpire.eu or clinics(at)umpire.at.Read More
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