Uniform Standards

WNYUA Baseball Uniform Standards – 2020 Season

Default (Required) Uniform (High School Season):

If partners cannot agree on alternate items, this uniform will be the default. All umpires MUST arrive to EVERY game with this uniform available. If partners cannot agree on alternate items, this uniform will be the default. All umpires MUST arrive to EVERY game with this uniform available. If partners cannot agree on alternate items, this uniform will be the default. All umpires MUST arrive to EVERY game with this uniform available.

– Navy cap (WNYUA logo) – Navy uniform shirt (NYSBUA logo)
– short or long sleeved
– Navy jacket w/ red/white shoulder stripes (NYSBUA logo)
– Red undershirt
– Black belt
– Heather gray trousers
– Black socks
– Black (or predominately black) shoes
– Black or navy blue mask
– Navy blue ball bags

Approved alternate uniform items (high school season):

FOR ALL ALTERNATE ITEMS – Partners must match shirt color and trousers color. Navy jacket matches all shirts with navy trim, black jacket matches all shirts with black trim.
– Red uniform shirt (NYSBUA logo) w/ navy blue undershirt
– Light blue uniform shirt (NYSBUA logo) w/ navy blue undershirt
– Black uniform shirt (NYSBUA logo) w/ black accessories (ball bags, cap, undershirt)
– Black jacket (NYSBUA logo) w/ black accessories (ball bags, cap, undershirt)
– Charcoal gray trousers

Approved Summer Uniform Items:

– Any color/style shirt or jacket (blank/no logo preferred)
      o Black trim = black accessories, navy trim = navy accessories
      o Partners must match shirt color and trim (e.g. no “softball blue” with “pro blue”)

Items that are NOT approved at any time:

– Hats other than WNYUA hats (including CDP/CASV, college groups/conferences, blank hats)
– Uniform shirts/jackets with logos from other umpiring groups (including CDP/CASV, college groups/conferences)
– Uniform shirts with numbers
– Sleeves under short-sleeve uniform shirts. Wear a jacket or long-sleeve uniform if necessary.

WNYUA Softball Uniform Standards – 2020 Season

Default (Required) Uniform (High School Season): If partners cannot agree on alternate items, this uniform will be the default. All umpires MUST arrive to EVERY game with this uniform available.

– Navy cap (WNYUA logo)
– Powder blue short-sleeve shirt w/ navy/white trim (no logo)
– Navy blue jacket w/ white, navy, and powder blue shoulder inserts (no logo)
– Navy blue, white, or black undershirt
– Black belt
– Heather gray trousers
– Navy blue socks
– Black shoes
– Navy blue or heather gray ball bags

There is no approved alternate uniform for the high school softball season.

Approved Summer Uniform Items:

– Any color/style shirt or jacket (blank/no logo preferred)
o Black trim = black accessories, navy trim = navy accessories
o Partners must match shirt color and trim (e.g. no “softball blue” with “pro blue”)
Uniform standards may be more stringent for certain tournaments. Please check with the President/UIC and/or Softball Rules Interpreter for clarification.

Items that are NOT approved at any time:

– Hats other than WNYUA hats (including CDP/CASV, college groups/conferences, blank hats)
– Uniform shirts/jackets with logos from other umpiring groups (including CDP/CASV, college groups/conferences)
– Uniform shirts with numbers
– Sleeves under short-sleeve uniform shirts. Wear a jacket or long-sleeve uniform if necessary.
– Any shirt with the NYSBUA logo is NOT approved for use in softball.
– Charcoal gray trousers are NOT approved for use in softball.