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National Umpire School

Click here for more information about this year's National Umpire School in Bismarck.

Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf

North Dakota Umpire-in-Chief

Phone: (701) 400-2100

Steve Riswold

Region 8 Umpire-in-Chief

Phone: (605) 212-0657

2019 Umpire Exam

"The examination consists of a series of questions covering rules and mechanics of the 2019 USA Softball Official Rule Book."

National Umpire Assignments for 2019

  • Elliott Gerhardt, Bismarck - 18 USA Gold Fast Pitch, Plano TX
  • Ben Birkemeyer, Bismarck - 18 USA Gold Fast Pitch, Plano TX
  • Naomi Erdahl, Bismarck - Girls J. O. Cup Fast Pitch, Spartanburg SC & Women's International Cup, Columbus GA
  • Darren Heisler, West Fargo - Girls 14A  USA Fastpitch, Sunnyvale CA
  • Jason Hassebrock, Bismarck, Men’s and Women’s 35/45 Masters in Mandan ND

New certification marks were approved after publication of the 2019 rule book. Therefore, equipment with such certification marks are legal despite not appearing in the rules.