Becoming an Umpire - Waikato Softball Umpires Association (WSUA) 

  • Would you like to know the basics of softball umpiring?
  • Do you want to become a fully qualified softball umpire and be paid to officiate?
  • Would you like to travel nationally and internationally to umpire?
  • OR do you just want to help casually on Saturday's with a game or two?

So if you are just someone who wants to touch up on the rules of softball, or you are an experienced umpire wanting to officiate some games please contact:

Doug Quintal
T: 022 120 1474


Umpire Links 

Here are some links to other softball umpire websites around the country and around the world. There is some excellent teaching resources within these sites.

Softball NZ Umpires Home Base
Canterbury Softball Umpires                                                           
Australian Umpires     

Umpire Equipment 
Below are some key suppliers of umpire equipment both here in NZ and abroad. Sirius Sports below is the official supplier for NZ umpires.

Sirius Sports (Official SNZ equipment supplier)
Ump-Attire (USA) 
Honigs Sports (USA) 
Amateur Softball Assoc. of America (USA)

Exclusive Sports
T: 0800 112 985

NOTE: All umpire suppliers listed above accept take Visa or Mastercard payments.

Umpire Manuals 
Latest 2006-2009 Softball NZ Rulebook 
SNZ Umpire Casebook 
ISF Umpire Manual     
Softball Canada Casebook 2007

Current Waikato Softball Umpires 
Eugene Gilbert           (SNZ Level 5)
Kem Ming                   (SNZ Level 3)
Cowley Harris             (SNZ Level 2)


Current Waikato Softball Scorers​​​​​​​

Wanita Neha - Chief Scorer & Statistician

Emily Wilson - Grade 6

Sunny West

Daisy Toia

Scorer Classes

WKSA is going to be running clinics for all those who would be interested in learning to score. If interested contact Sunny West.

Sunny West

Scorer Manuals

Scorers Beginners Manual                 

Scorers Manual