The City of Burnsville contracts with Diamond Officials of Burnsville to provide umpire services for City leagues and tournaments. Diamond Officials has nearly 100 umpires and covers games for the cities of Burnsville, Apple Valley, Eagan, Rosemount, Prior Lake and Savage.
If you are interested in umpiring in the upcoming season, you will need to attend one of the many clinics offered around the metro. Burnsville City Hall hosts a clinic for returning umpires each year, and Apple Valley hosts a clinic for new umpires. You can find an Umpire Application Form and the schedule for clinic dates and times here: Umpire Application Form (PDF) Umpire Clinics (PDF)
Once you are registered with the state and have attended a clinic, the next step is to contact Pete Strand to become a part of the BASER Officials Association. Pete will work with you on days of the week, level of play, etc.
The BASER Association is paid every two weeks starting May 15 throughout the summer. Once BASER receives a check from the cities, the BASER Officials Association staff will then pay each individual umpire for the games he/she has worked for that period of time.
The fee schedule for the 2019 season has been set and are as follows:
Sunday/Friday Games $30**
Monday - Thursday Basic Games $28**
** Note: each umpire is eligible to receive up to a $2 bonus pending performance for each game they work at the end of the year.
For more umpire information, you can contact Pete Strand at 612-636-7936 or visit their website