The NeXXt Level – A Forum for Female Sport Officials

Are you a female sports official or have considered officiating?

Join us for presentations & discussion with 5 high level Alberta officials.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7 PM UTC-07 – 9 PM UTC-07

Hosted by The NeXXt Level and Geoff Larsen

Online event

If you are a member of CASUA and have a friend(s) who might be interested in becoming an umpire, let them know by sharing this post

Event Details:

  • Webinar Link to be sent prior to event.
  • For a female audience.
  • Presentations will be followed by Q&A and panel discussion.

Meet the Speakers:

  • Frankie Billingsley – Softball Level 5, Basketball Level 4 Frankie is scheduled to work the Olympic summer games in Tokyo.
  • Sheena Dickson – Soccer- FIFA
  • Debbie Jackson – Volleyball – Level 4
  • Karen Lasuik – Basketball Level 5
  • Lacey Senuk – Hockey Level 5

Should be a good session for our female members.

The event is free, so give it a try. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED please go to this link to register

Instructor/Evaluator Course

Softball Canada is pleased to announce that an Instructor/Evaluator Umpires Certification Clinic will be held in March 2021.

Over the course of 3 weeks, the participants will be introduced to off-field leadership opportunities that are available and shown the Softball Canada standard in both Instructing and Evaluating.

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Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Central Alberta Softball Umpires Association (CASUA). If you are an umpire who is new to the Central Alberta region, or you are interested in starting your umpiring career, please contact any member of the CASUA executive listed in the Contact Us section of this website.

Our Mission Statement:

  • To foster, educate, develop and promote the officiating of amateur softball within central Alberta.
  • To produce highly qualified and skilled softball officials in central Alberta by offering instruction and mentoring in the art of umpiring, the knowledge of the rules, and the interpretation of the rules.
  • To represent youth and adult softball umpires in central Alberta at the grassroots, local, zone, provincial and national levels.

Webinars

View useful tips, information and videos of various aspects of our games as delivered by internationally qualified Canadian umpires.

Softball Canada Webinars

Softball Alberta Webinars

The Softball Canada 2021 Spring Webinar series will begin in February! We are anticipating a return to the diamond in Spring 2021 so topics covered will be those that can assist as we prepare for another season!

The webinars will be held bi-weekly starting in February and will be hosted on Monday evenings.

Stay tuned for information on the session topics and speakers!

You can also download Between the Lines our national newsletter

Annual General Meeting April, 2020

The AGM was held April 15, 2020

  • Malcolm Murray was confirmed as President (moving from vice-president) to serve out the balance of the term held by Ross Towers who has resigned.
  • Erin Fuller was elected to the vice-president’s position
  • Connie Anderson was re-elected as secretary/treasurer

The association has officially changed it’s name from Red Deer Softball Umpires Association (RDSUA) to Central Alberta Softball Umpires Association (CASUA) to more accurately reflect the makeup of our membership.

The revised policies and bylaws were amended and adopted to reflect the change in name.

Equipment Available

In need of equipment, outgrown old equipment, got replacement equipment, like to help a fellow umpire, try one of the items below

Find Used Equipment

Currently listed equipment

Donate Equipment

If you wish to donate equipment which will be given away at the upcoming clinics, then please contact myself.

Sell Equipment

If you wish to sell your used equipment, we are happy to put the information on our website. 

In order to sell equipment, please provide the following

  • Items that you have for sale
  • What you are willing to reasonably sell them for
  • Sizes, colours, etc.
  • Photos of your equipment which will really helps to sell an item.
  • Contact information
    • Name
    • Email
    • Phone
    • Address

Contact myself when you have assembled the information.

Once we have the above information then it can go onto our website, and you can deal directly with interested parties to facilitate a sale.

Your used equipment can make a difference to a new umpire.

Thank you for your consideration.

Weather Situations

Taken from our Policies document, the following is recommended

4.2 Weather and Other Issues

The safety of all participants is the prime concern of all umpires when it comes to inclement weather, temperatures, air conditions, fitness of field conditions, or other circumstances/ conditions.

4.2.1 Prior to the start of each season, associations will be reminded by the CASUA that the home team for each game has certain responsibilities as follows:

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