Welcome to the official website of the Western New York Umpire Association (WNYUA), New York State’s Elite Umpire Association located in Buffalo, New York. Since 1913, WNYUA has provided Western New York baseball and softball associations with highly trained and skilled officials. WNYUA officials present themselves in a professional manner. Trained and experienced with vast and up-to date knowledge of the baseball and softball rulebooks, WNYUA officials possess the skills and abilities to make difficult calls as baseball/softball umpires. WNYUA officials are key in continuing to encourage and promote integrity, safety and teamwork of the game while encouraging sportsmanship and fair play.