CALIFORNIA SOFTBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION-LONG BEACH
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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE

of the

CSOA-LB UNIT

California Softball Officials Association

 

Long Beach Unit

 

Unofficially AKA LBSOA

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REMAINING MEETINGS FOR 2020

January 3, 2020 update

The 2020 season will begin on February 15, 2020. Instructional meetings remaining are January 7, 21 and 28 Bellflower High School.

At this time Field Clinics  dates will be announced at the general meetings.

To receive assignments from the Long Beach Unit members are required to complete 18 hours of instruction. Members who split time with other units must attend a minimum of three Long Beach instructional classes and one of the field clinics.

 

Members receive 2.5 hours for each instructional meeting.

 

Members also receive two hours four each of the following:

*Study Guide

*Qualification Test with passing score

ASA Mechanics clinic

ASA Rules clinic

 

A field clinic, study guide, and qualification test passing score are also mandatory requirements.

 

Attending meetings at other units:

 

Members who attend meetings with other units must provide written proof  of attendance. The proof must have the meeting date, location, and name of the unit. The proof must also be signed by an authorized officer of that unit. An email from an officer with the same information is acceptable.

 

If you have not yet done so. Set up your ArbiterPay account in Arbiter as many schools now pay using ArbiterPay. 

 

And lastly, please help in our efforts to recruit new members.

 

LBSOA dues are now $80.00, avoid any additional fees, pay them now. Members who pay on or after November 1, 2019 must pay a fee of $105.00 .A Super Late Fee applies on December 1, 2019. The Fee for dues received after December 1, 2019 is $200.00.
 

Members must submit a registration form along with signed liability, independant contractor, and ethics forms with your dues. ALL MEMBERS MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE!

 

Fees for all new members are $80.00
If you know an umpire that wants to umpire HS games with the LB-Unit please encourage them to join ASAP.

Making the Right Call

November 21, 2014

A wrong call will get lots more attention then a dozen right ones. Accept that it's possible that only you and your partners will know about your best calls.

Membership Update

August 13, 2019

All members are required to complete the LBSOA Application, Membership, Code of Ethics, Independent Contractor, and LBSOA Liability forms, and provide a copy of their Insurance card to The unit Secretary/Treasurer.

RALPH ARANDA
11262 CLARKMAN ST
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 90670

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2018 LBSOA MEMBERSHIP FORM

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2018 LBSOA ETHICS FORM

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2018 LBSOA LIABILITY FORM

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UNIT INFORMATION

 

The California Softball Official Association, Long Beach Unit, serves the eastern portion of Los Angeles County, from the Northern Whittier area to the Long Beach area including Catalina Island. We pride ourselves in having the opportunity of working some of the best competitive high schools in California and our great nation. We are proud that many of our members past and present work in the college arena, including the PAC 12, and one member in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Thank you for visiting our web-site and feel free to browse.

Enjoy your season and see you behind home plate!
 

 

YOUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: 
 Tony Simoes  (radiers90701@yahoo.com) 562-899-0421
Vice President: Tom Davies (tdtheman@gmail.com) 562-754-3598

*Secretary/Treasurer: Ralph Aranda  (ralaranda@gmail.com)  562-400-3428

Director: Daniel Muniz (danfmuniz74@yahoo.com) 310-415-9247

Director: Mario Orozco (morozco@earthlink.net) 714-795-7522

Director: Gerry Buriel (gerburiel@gmail.com) 562-200-6819

Director: VACANT

APPOINTED STAFF
*Instructional Chairperson: Anthony (Tony) Haro(laumpires@yahoo.com) 562-447-4031
*Assignor: Fred Schimmel, (nccsw@att.net) 714-883-4933

 

*These positions are appointed by the Board of Directors.
 

RATINGS BREAKDOWN:
100 - FINALS CREW CHIEF, TOP CHOICE
150 - FINALS CREW CHIEF
200 - VARSITY UMPIRE
250 - VARSITY, LOWER LEVEL
300 - MAY DO VARSITY, UPPER LEVEL JV
350 - LOWER LEVEL JV
400 - NEEDS IMPROVEMENT, SUPERVISION NEEDED
500 - UNKNOWN, 1ST YEAR UMPIRE
Mentor recommended for 400-500

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