CBUAO Florida Camp 2017

CBUAO Florida Camp 2017

2017 CBUAO  3 Man Camp


March 8-12, 2017

Palm Beach County, Florida













Tuition $400.00

Students responsible for meals and accommodations.




Fill out the CBUAO-Florida-Camp-Registration-2017 along with a non-refundable check, cash, money order in the amount of $400.00 payable to the CBUAO.

And mail to:

                                             CBUAO C/O Nick Zibelli

                                              5325 Lakefront Blvd #A

                                              Delray Beach, FL.33484


Sports Loft official Supplier of the CBUAO

Sports Loft official Supplier of the CBUAO

UNIFORMS: If you would like your uniform or equipment order to be delivered to the February 12 meeting in Taunton, Massachusetts please contact Chuck DeCarbo at THE SPORTS LOFT right away. Chuck’s phone number is 631-478-8489 or email chuck@thesportsloft.com. Deliveries will not be made to the Baltimore meeting. There are no changes in uniform requirements for 2017, however umpires are urged to update their uniform and equipment annually.

CBUAO Pre Season Meeting to be held at Taunton High School

CBUAO Pre Season Meeting to be held at Taunton High School



The CBUAO pre-season meeting will be held in Taunton, Massachusetts on  Sunday 2/12 . Registration is at 10:00 AM sharp,  meeting will be from 11:00- 2:00 PM. All active umpires must attend this meeting or one of the NCAA clinic meetings in January in order to be eligible for 2017 assignments.

Umpires are also required to pass an online pre-season rules exam. The NCAA exam is being conducted in January and the CBUAO exam will be available the first week in February. Please note that in order to eligible for NCAA Regional Championship assignments, umpires must be a premium member of Arbiter and satisfy NCAA meeting and testing requirements. Umpires do not need to subscribe to the Arbiter service in order to receive regular season and post season assignments from the CBUAO.


Important Notice

Independent Contractor Registration Forms were emailed to all active baseball umpires on October 27th and are now due in the office.  CBUAO will continue to assign all schools and conferences in 2017 except for Region 19 Community College (Baseball & Softball). If you did not receive the registration email, please notify nzibelli@cbuao.com.


New Arrival on the Mass Pike

New Arrival on the Mass Pike

  1. CBUAO umpire and Massachusetts State Trooper Joe Hilton stands proudly next to mother Emily and her new baby boy Declan.   Joe was instrumental in delivering Declan on the Mass Pike near Framingham recently. Good job Joe!   Mom and baby are doing well.

Joe;  “I was the 2nd base ump far away from the catcher.”



Old partners work for a great cause

Old partners work for a great cause


Nick Zibelli, Mark Ottovianelli, Peter Hall, and Joe Cacciatore pose on the
3rd tee of the 2016 Joe Driscoll Memorial Golf Tournament at Squirrel Run in
Plymouth.  Thanks to all the umpires and friends who made this year’s
tournament a smashing success.
This year’s Joe Driscoll Memorial Golf Tournament at Squirrel Run Golf
Course in Plymouth, Massachusetts, raised more than $3,000.00 for the JDF
Scholarship Fund.
L-R:  Jack Reardon, Frank Auditore, Joe Peters, Tim Reiner, Ed Smallcomb,
Mike Rabideau, and John Leeds.