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2016 Championship Assignments May 20, 2016 - Congratulations to all those who have been selected to officiate at championships this year.  The listing of selections has been updated to include Provincials. Have a great tournament, and learn lots! Championship Selections
Softball Alberta Umpires – Dinner night at Blue Convention March 12, 2016 - Terry Richter would like to invite all attending Alberta Umpires to get together for dinner at 6pm on Friday, March 25th. Your accompanying guests are welcome to join us.  Attending umpires and guests will...
Blue Convention Logo Indicator Club Nominations March 6, 2016 - Congratulations are in order to Jim Portman and John Payne of ASUA who have been nominated to the prestigious 2016 Indicators Club.  The award will be presented at the 2016 Blues Convention in Richmond,...
MENTOR – Why important? March 2, 2016 - PURPOSE The Softball Officials Program is consistently losing young or new, entry-level umpires in increasing numbers each year. Young people become disenchanted with the treatment they receive and their position in the game during...
New Jacket 2015 Uniform Protocol – Softball Canada 2016 February 29, 2016 - See the below for guidance of new alternate uniform usage.  This applies only to Canadian Championships.  Further clarification will be done at Blues Convention. The official uniform protocol for Canadian Championships is being updated!...

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Is this a dropped 3rd Strike?

1) Does she make the initial catch?
2) Does using her right hand to put the ball back in the glove matter?