Southern Umpires Camp

Registration Form

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Southern Umpires Camp is designed for the amateur experienced or beginning umpire, who is not necessarily looking for a career in professional or collegiate baseball. However, the camp is proud of its outstanding student credentials in this area with over 500 graduates entering into major college baseball. In addition, over 100 graduates have earned jobs in Professional Baseball after attending professional umpire schools. Including AAA / MLB umpires Vic Carapazza and Michael Estabrook.

35th Anniversay of the Southern Umpires Camp!

This will be a special camp that you won't want to miss!

Sold out 34 consecutive years! We have students from across the United States; we will accept the first 60 student applications. 

CAMP LOCATION

The Southern Umpires Camp will use baseball fields located at Saint Plus High School approximately 4 miles away for live games. All classroom sessions will be held at the Comfort Suites Hotel.

CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Operated by current and former Minor League and Major League Umpires. The most experienced staff available at any umpires camp in the country.
  • Chief Instructors are MLB umpires Paul Nauert and Jeff Nelson.
  • Plate work with pitching machines taught individually to each student.
  • Field mechanics taught with 2 man crews.
  • Rules and interpretations taught in classroom skill sessions (Federation, NCAA and Professional)
  • Each student will umpire situations situations involving high school and college players in live games. Two man video tape critiques now offered.
  • Awards will be given for outstanding: Student, effort, hustle, plate and base mechanics.
  • Only the first 60 students will be accepted in order to provide plenty of field time and instruction to each student (experienced or beginning umpire).

CAMP SCHEDULE

  • Thursday, 2/8
    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Registration
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Classroom Session
  • Friday, 2/9
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm: Class and Field
  • Saturday, 2/10
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm: Class and Field
  • Sunday, 2/11
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Class and Field

TUITION (tax Deductible)

Total cost of this great 4 day camp is $365.00 for local students and $475.00 for out of town students. The out of town tuition includes your room and tax for 3 nights. Out of town students will be housed in the newly renovated Comfort Suites - Northlake, located at I-285 and LaVista Road. Each student staying at the hotel will have access to the exercise facilities at the Comfort Suites - Tucker, along with a free continental breakfast. There are numerous restaurants, stores and the Northlake Mall within walking distance. Detailed hotel information will be listed in your email acceptance letter. Out of town students often stay with friends or relatives. If so, the local fee will apply to you. Compare the cost of the Southern Umpires Camp with up to $800.00 for other camps and consider the great travel rates to Atlanta and you can see that the southern Umpires Camp is an unbeatable bargain.

We also offer discounts for associations sending multiple members to our camps. Click here for discount information.

DEPOSIT

A $295.00 deposit (non-refundable) must accompany the application for local students.

A $345.00 deposit (non-refundable) must accompany the application for out of town students choosing to stay at the Comfort Suites - Northlake. The Southern Umpires Camp will make reservations for you!

BALANCE DUE

The balance of $70.00 (local) or $130.00 (out of town) is due at the February 8th registration. Tuition also includes a camp T-shirt and graduation certificate. Upon acceptance to the camp you will receive a confirmation letter with all the details concerning the camp.

HOUSING

Out of town students will be housed in the newly renovated Comfort Suites - Northlake, located at I-285 North and LaVista Road. Students are allowed to reserve a single room (no roommate / designate on registration form) for an additional $135.00. Each student will have access to the exercise facilities at the Comfort Suites - Tucker. There are numerous restaurants, stores and the Northlake Mall within walking distance. Detailed hotel information will be listed in your email acceptance letter.

REGISTRATION

Registration Deadline - January 31, 2017
Registration Form (PDF)
Please print it, fill it out COMPLETELY and return it with your deposit check. Make your check payable to: Southern Umpires Camp and mail to:

Southern Umpires Camp
P.O. Box 450241
Atlanta, GA 31145

Please direct your questions to Tony Thompson or Kevin Smith:sointcamp@aol.com