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Golden Hill Baseball Official Association (GHBOA)

2024 GHBOA Information

If you are interested in umpiring in the 2024 season, please read the appropriate information below. Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to our Umpire-In-Chief Steve Byrens :  or (714) 309-7140

Adult Umpire (18+) Applications

We are looking for experienced umpires to work games for our AA, AAA and Majors Divisions. 


  • Deadline for applications is Friday Feb 2nd, 2024
  • Costs : $110 for new applicants & $90 for returning umpires
  • Please provide references for your umpire experience (Associations you have worked for, Leagues you have worked for, UIC’s that know your work).
  • Having your own umpire equipment is preferred.

Youth Umpires (13 - 17) Applications

We have a limited number of openings for youth umpires to work games for our Rookie and A Divisions. Applicants must be born BEFORE 08/31/2011.


  •  Deadline for applications is Feb 2nd, 2024
  • Costs : $110 for new applicants & $90 for returning umpires
  • You will need to pass a baseball rules test

2024 Classroom Meetings

DATES (Most meetings at Fullerton Police Department, Mural Room)

  • Wednesday, February 7th: 7-9pm

  • Wednesday, February 14th: 7-9pm

  • Wednesday, February 21st: 7-9pm (Test LL and Local Rules)

  • Wednesday, March 20th: 7-9pm

  • Wednesday, April 17th 7-9pm

  • Wednesday, May 15th 7-9pm*

* Tournament meeting (qualified candidates for level, only)

Mandatory Field Sessions


Mandatory Field Clinic: Sunday, February 18th at Unocal (U1 and U2) 11am-5pm. This will be the one day we have this mandatory clinic, if it's missed for any reason outside an approved absence by the Umpire-In-Chief, candidates will not qualify to graduate. NO MAKE UP CLINICS WILL BE OFFERED.

NEW INITIATES: Friday, February 16th at FSC1

Rookie & Single A Hybrid Training Game: Thurs, February 28th at FSC1 5:30-7:30pm - for 1st year officials only