VHSSUA Response Concerning COVID-19 Situation
to health considerations, the annual meeting of the Vermont High School
Umpires Association at Spaulding High School in Barre, VT will not be
held. Please continue reading for important information regarding rule books, testing, and other seasonal requirements.
- Rule books:
Members who have paid their dues will receive their 2020 rule and case
books via US Mail the week of March 16, 2020. Included in the package
will be secretary and treasurer's reports.
- Insurance requirement: Our Secretary/Treasurer, Mari Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) will
be submitting the payment for individual insurance the week of March
16th. Those individuals who did not send in their insurance by March
12th will have to obtain their own required insurance coverage. Contact your assigner if you can't remember if you paid.
- 2020 Rules and Points of Emphasis: Our
co-interpreters are putting the 2020 rules and points of emphasis into
a PDF file that will be posted to this website. All members are
expected to read the materials and direct questions to the
co-interpreters, Carleton Laird and Dave Christiansen (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 2020 NFHS Test: The 2020 NFHS Rules Exam must be completed online by April 1st.
- The President's Annual Report and the VPA 2020 Softball Guide will be posted on the webpage
Elections are scheduled to happen this year and more information about
this will be sent out at a later date. the current terms of the
Directors and officers do not expire until the fall.
- This information has been forwarded to Bob Johnson at the VPA. According to the Softball Guide, ONLY
UMPIRES certified by the Vermont High Schooll Softball Umpires
Association (VHSSUA) will be eligible to do varsity games. To become
certified, umpires must attend a Federation Interpretation Clinic. To
become certified umpires must satisfy the requirements of the VHSSUA.
VHSSUA President Richard Long has a call in to the VPA office to
discuss with them how we are going to meet this requirement. We may
have to have District meetings, where our numbers are small and have
the interpreters attend to give presentations. Questions can be
directed to Richard at email@example.com