Contact US

Al Battista- Assigning Commissioner:

301-919-9007

[albattista12@comcast.net]


Thomas K. Kneeland- President

301-221-9444

[tkkneeland@yahoo.com]


Jay O'Hare- Webmaster

202-306-7480

[ajohare@aol.com]



​TBD due to Covid 19 restrictions.

umpire Training

Metropolitan Baseball 

​Umpires Association

Assigning Commissioner

Al Battista- Assigning Commissioner:

301-919-9007

[albattista12@comcast.net]

Important Dates for the 2022 Season:

  • ​​2022 ​Certification and National Federation exams for MPSSAA officials will be accomplished online through the DragonFly Max software program. See your e-mail from Al Battista for details . The mandatory MPSSAA baseball rules interpretation session is available online starting in February.  
  • The DragonFly Max software can be found at this link: https://www.dragonflymax.com/  When you first log on to register, follow the directions for Officials, Maryland, Baseball, Metro Baseball Umpires.*
  • Currently, the first practice date for MPPSSAA sanctioned HS baseball will be March 1, 2022 with the season beginning March 21, 2022. These dates are subject to change due to changes  to Covid-19 restrictions. 

​* NOTE: OFFICIALS MUST PAY THEIR MPSSAA 2021-22 REGISTRATION FEES DIRECTLY TO MPSSAA IN ADVANCE VIA THE DRAGONFLY SOFTWARE TO UMPIRE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GAMES IN THE STATE OF MARYLAND. MBUA NO LONGER COLLECTS THAT REGISTRATION FEE FROM YOUR GAME FEES.