California Interscholastic Federation–Southern Section (CIF-SS)
To fill out a misconduct report, click here.
National Federation of High Schools (NFHS)
The governing body for high school baseball in most states, including California. Provides instructional materials and rule interpretations.
National Association of Sports Officials (NASO)
NASO is the only national organization solely dedicated to officiating with membership at all levels of sport. From the National Football League to Pop Warner, from Major League Baseball to Little League of America, from the National Basketball Association to youth and recreational programs across America, NASO is there. Over 19,00 officials worldwide belong to NASO.
Strong Beach Umpiring
The instructional site for the Long Beach Unit with lots of great material put together by Chris Maher.
Baseball Rules Academy
“A must for umpires, coaches, and parents of little leaguers. Whatever happens on the baseball field, you can immediately find your answer here.” Keep in mind, that this site may not necessarily present NFHS rules, mechanics, or philosophies. Nevertheless, it has some great resources.
Other San Gabriel Valley Officials Associations
Other Southern California Umpires Associations
Based out of Ann Arbor, MI, Honigs Whistle Stop was started by Big 10 Official Dick Honig in 1984. Honigs has several locations across the United States and Canada.
D1 Sports Apparel
Get your CIF hats here. When you choose your hat, be sure to select a black hat. Choose “Add your Conference log for $5.00”, and choose “CIF – California Interscholastic Federation” from the dropdown menu.
When Honigs and SOS Sports have been out of shoes, I have found them at Refshop.com.
Cliff Keen Officials
Dedicated to creating the most reliable, comfortable, durable and practical official’s gear on the planet. Major high school, collegiate, and professional associations look to Cliff Keen as their leading manufacturer for officials apparel.
Gerry Davis Sports
Quality umpire and referee equipment and apparel from the Major League Baseball umpire.
The exclusive supplier to Minor League Professional Baseball makes their own umpire and official’s clothing, allowing them to supply a large selection of colors and sizes at great prices.
Umpire and referee supply store out of Amarillo, TX.
Purchase Officials Supplies
Purchase Officials Supplies is owned and operated by sports officials and is committed to improving your appearance by conveniently providing the best products at competitive prices.