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So you want to be a Baseball Official?
Officiating is a great way to give back to the sport you love, Baseball. As an official you can earn good money while being a positive role model to the youth in your local community. Officiating will allow you to grow personally and professionally, make quick decisions and resolve on the field conflicts. As an independent contractor, Orange Baseball Association, requires a professional demeanor on and off the field in an effort to provide the best quality product for our coaches players and fans. So, if you are up for the challenge……….
Follow these steps!
Meet the following requirements:
Comply with the Jessica Lunsford Act
This 2005 Act is a Florida Law designed to punish sex offenders and reduce
their ability to re-offend. This simple fingerprint screening will allow you to
officiate games for Orange Baseball and FHSAA. For more information
please click here.
View the mandatory online rules video presentation
Everyone must watch the one hour Online rules presentation and take the short
quiz at the end of the presentation. The times for the presentation will be
posted at www.officials.fhsaa.org The video will be accessible at
Register and take the mandatory open or closed book rules examination
You must take a mandatory exam for Baseball. Schedules of the exams will be
posted at www.officials.fhsaa.org . The testing site is located at
Frequently Asked Questions
When can I register?
You can register at any time, however, if you miss the deadline you will be
Charged a $10 late fee. The deadline for Spring 2020 High School Baseball is Feb. 15, 2020.
What areas are covered by Orange Baseball?
Orange Baseball covers schools in Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties. We also
cover many schools in Lake and Osceola counties
What kind of training does OBA offer?
Orange baseball offers some of the finest training in the state. Once a year, we provide an intense one or two day training prior to the beginning of the season. Throughout the season, training, lectures and discussions will take place at the scheduled meetings.