The first meeting of 2013 for the Central Oregon Baseball/Softball Officials Association (COBOA/COSOA) is set for Monday, Feb. 11, in Bend. The meeting will take place starting at 6:30 p.m. in the library at Mountain View High School, 2755 N.E. 27th St.
Current association members and prospective new members are encouraged to attend the meeting. No umpiring experience is required to join COBOA/COSOA; the association will provide training.
COBOA/COSOA serves all of Central Oregon and provides officiating for all levels of high school baseball and softball, as well as for Central Oregon Community College club baseball. Many association umpires also go on to officiate for local youth and adult baseball and softball organizations.
Association umpires are paid from $25 to $60 per game and are reimbursed for mileage.
For more information, contact Jack Robertson, association president, at 541-771-6336, or Bob Reichert, association commissioner, at 541-382-3180 or 541-593-6222.
—Bulletin staff report