TAMPA, FL –    An umpiring demand in Independent  Baseball is opening doors for those looking to break in to the professional umpiring industry.  With the  industry  shifting and veteran umpires retiring, opportunities are opening up at the high level pro leagues for guys that are newly graduated from umpire schools or the Pro Baseball  Umpires Academy.

The Empire League  is known as a first step league for those looking to get into professional baseball,  players , coaches and even interns are not the only ones that can benefit.   Federation Leagues  are all looking to provide opportunities to new faces in the umpiring industry and they want guys getting experience and quality evaluations.   For that Reason, the Empire League has a great short season opportunity for  men or women looking for a career in Pro Baseball umpiring.

The Empire League has several  requirements that could provide the path to a rewarding career.

  • Graduated from a Umpires School or Academy
  • Be able to Travel
  • Understand the commitment of possibly one to two months

The EPBL  will provide professional Independent Leagues and affiliated   umpire organizations the formalized evaluations of the Umpires performances.    This will allow for immediate calls  up to the high level leagues directly from umpiring at the Empire League.

For  those interested in jumping into a pro baseball officiating career, here is an opportunity for you!!

EPBL Umpiring  Opportunity comes with:  Housing, and game compensation valued at nearly $5,000 for the Summer.

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