This is 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 provide highly trained and skilled umpires for high school baseball, summer baseball/softball leagues and tournaments. WNYUA officials present themselves in a professional manner. We are experienced and trained with up-to date knowledge of current baseball and softball rulebooks, WNYUA officials possess the skills and abilities to make difficult calls during baseball or softball games.  WNYUA officials are key in continuing to encourage and promote integrity, safety, teamwork and fun of the game, while encouraging sportsmanship and fair play.