The current umpire accreditation levels in Australia are:
Level 0 – Local junior games below state level and low levels of senior park baseball
Level 1 – Junior representative and senior baseball
Level 2 – 1st Grade Major League and National ABF Championship ‘A’ (Under 14)
Level 3 – National Level Accreditation – ABF Championships above ‘A’ (Under 14)
Level 4 – International Panel Standard
Level 5 – International Appointment
Regardless of level, to retain accreditation umpires must attend and satisfactorily complete the required level Nationally Accredited State Seminar or National School every two years.
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