Great news everybody... Black & Blue Umpire Camps is coming to Provo, Utah at the tail end of October. That's right, Billy Haze will be bringing his team of professionals to the Utah Valley University Baseball Complex for two full days of clinics and training, plus bonus time for the betterment of umpires in our portion of the wild, wild, west.
WHEN: October 24 & 25, 2014 (Full days) as well as an October 23rd evening meet & greet camp overview and an optional October 26th morning wrap-up and recap of the camp.
WHERE: Utah Valley Baseball Complex
LODGING: Hampton Inn & Suites across the street from UVU
REGISTRATION FORM: Download PDF
Here is the notification letter from Billy Haze to all interested umpires...
2104 BBUC-Utah Outreach Clinic
BBUC is coming to Orem/Provo Utah, October 24th & 25th 2014! Please join some of the top collegiate umpires in the country as we conduct a 3-man clinic @ the University of Utah Valley. Please join BBUC Owner/Operator Billy Haze as he brings his talented staff to Utah to be your personal instructors over the 2 day camp. He will be joined by D-1 College World Series Umpires, Joe Burleson, Jeff Henrichs & Billy Jo Speck as well as D-1 and NCAA post-season umpires, Scott Higgins, Pat Riley, Greg Charles & Scott Letendre as they guide your through drills and on-field mechanics designed to enhance your umpiring skills and abilities. Cost for the 2 day event is only $200.00 and a minimal investment to have the opportunity to be led in instruction by some of the top D-1 college baseball umpires in the country. Also joining the BBUC staff and evaluating campers are current West Coast Conference & Mountain West Conference Coordinators of Umpires, Tom Hiler & Jim Paranto. They will be assisting BBUC staff in evaluating and prospecting for potential umpire candidates for college baseball. Main instruction will be taking place at Utah Valley Baseball Complex in Orem. We will also be housed at the Hampton Inn & Suites Orem, conveniently located across from UVU. We have negotiated a great group rate for you and you can use the link provided to book your rooms. Please keep in mind the cutoff for rooms is October 9th, so please use the link and book your accommodations. The camp will begin Thursday evening October 23rd with any last minute registration housekeeping, followed by a meet & greet camp overview. We will have 2 full days of instructions; will field drills, simulated action & live games. Camp will conclude on Sunday October 26th with an optional morning wrap-up,-recap of the camp. To register for the camp you can either download and complete the digital registration form and email it back to my email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), or mail to BBUC, attn: Billy Haze 9937 Diamonte Way Sacramento, Ca. 95829. Be sure to include a check for either the full tuition ($200.00) or a deposit ($100.00) made out to Black & Blue Umpire Camps LLC. Your other option is waiting until September 1st 2014, when our website (www.blackandblueumpirecamps.com) will be updated with a “Traveling Camp” button that will guide you through the entire registration/payment process! It’s your choice how you want to register. Your local Liaison-BBUC Utah Camp Coordinator is Lyle Magnum; he can be reached via email at (email@example.com) or via cell phone at 801-400-0185. Please direct any logistics through Lyle, he is your point of contact and will be able to answer all your questions regarding the camp.
On behalf of the BBUC staff, we are extremely excited about coming to Utah this fall to facilitate an umpire training camp. We have been doing this over 5 years and we continue to grow and reach out to new and exciting areas and we feel the greater Utah area is going to be an awesome experience, so don’t hesitate! Join us for BBUC-Utah Outreach Camp 2014!!
We look forward to seeing you at the camp!
Michael Leavitt - Orem, Utah