USA Softball of Metro Detroit Recognized Umpires
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Metro Detrit Umpire Association Awards
Selected By Association Assignors. Established 2003.

National Indicator Fraternity Recipents
This reward program has been available to USA Softball umpires since 1986. It was started as a program for those umpires who have been assigned and officiated in at least three National Championships.

Medals Program
GOLD - Minimum 7 years as a USA Softball Umpire.  Have worked 3 National Tournaments or umpired for 20 years as a USA Softball Umpire.  Participate in Schools and Seminars. 

SILVER - Minimum 7 years as a USA Softball Umpire.  Have worked 3 National Tournaments or umpired for 15 years as a USA Softball Umpire. Participate in Schools and Seminars.

BRONZE - Minimum 5 years as a USA Softball Umpire.  Have worked 1 Local Championship or umpired for 7 years as a USA Softball Umpire.  Participate in Schools and Seminars.

Elite Umpire Program
This award program is the highest honor a USA Softball umpire can obtain other than selection to the National Softball Hall of Fame.

WBSC/ISF
These specially trained umpires are certified to officiate international softball games.

USA Softball of Metro Detroit Umpire in Chief 
National Council action in 1972 allowed local commissioners to appoint a local association UIC. The UIC is an annual appointment by the local commissioner.