New Member Information

Welcome to Northwest Umpires!

Congratluations for being accepted into Minnesota's premier association for baseball umpires. Our association has developed several ways for its members to stay informed, manage game assignments/availability, and keep in touch with each other. As new members of our group, you now have access to these tools.  If you have any questions about being an umpire for Northwest please send us an e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Arbiter

Northwest uses the online version of The Arbiter ( to assign games to its officials. This allows you to view your game schedule any time that you are on a computer with access to the Internet. You can also view contact information for our other umpires, manage your blocked dates/teams/partners/sites, and a whole slew of other things related to managing game assignments. As soon as possible, you should go out to the Arbiter website and set up all of your information. It is particularly important that you update the following information: