From this page you can access the monthly files intended to sharpen your skills as a usa softball umpire. It also includes several bonus tips from many other professional coaches. Delete the portions of rule 3 concerning gloves, shoes, and. The gilruth center is located on federal property and is considered a federal facility. Fastpitch america world series and nationals qualification guidelines.
Certification mark, meets rule 3, section1 of asa rules, is included on a list of approved bat models published by asa, and is not. The only variation between the two programs is the modified pitching rules, which can be found in rule 6. Pick here for general table of contents pick here for playing. Find a usa softball national championship, including sites, dates and lodging. An electronic device is defined as any device that accomplishes its purpose electronically. Recall that this requirement was announced in 2011 in order to give everyone ample time to conform to the new standards.
If at any time a player is found to be ineligible, that game and any other game, in which she has participated, will be forfeited. New definition for damaged bats highlights high school softball rules changes new. Mission statement develop, direct and promote the sport of amateur softball through a coordinated effort. Players who are at least 4 years of age as of december 31, 2014, and who on december 31, 2014, are 12 years old or younger, are eligible for 12u competition. If you are a coach or team manager, or an umpire you must create an account first before you can apply for membership. The amazon versions can be downloaded and used on apple or android devices with the kindle app. One rule that usually comes into play in fastpitch softball is the look back rule when runners are on base. If the visiting team takes a lead and the home team does not finish their last inning the score will revert to the last completed inning. A fly ball contacting any portion of a tree overhanging a. The national uic will travel to different areas and hold clinics if needed. I take no credit for this other than compiling them, writing the commentary and. One american flag, not to exceed 2 inches by 3 inches, may be worn or occupy space on the jersey. Nsa softball rules includes case book, rulebook, field dimension sizes, umpires manuals and rule changes, all are in pdf format.
You also have to be persistent in finding these on the asa site. A detailed guide to the rules and regulations of fastpitch. Any and all updates and changes to these rules will be found on the official. This means that a bat must display the stamp to the right for it to be legal for use. Technology has presented coaches and players with a wide variety of devices that can be used for their improvement. A current bat standards went into effect january 1, 2014.
Rules books and case books available as ebooks nfhs. Committee shall have a policy and procedures manual or information data to be used. This book was then compiled of 20 of the best articles written by 20 great fastpitch softball coaches from around the nation. Download a complete pdf version of the osaa handbook. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or. The world baseball softball confederations aims to identify, train and assess umpires across. If the visiting team takes a lead and the home team does not finish their last. You can also get the asa case book as a pdf, but, again, it is bundled with other stuff in this case, the clinic guide. The usa softball app provides the latest in news, results and videos from team usa athletes and events across the globe. This information is meant to give insight and thought processes in the game of fastpitch softball. Wynns, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for. Wherever he or him or their related pronouns may appear in this rule book.
This ventilator can be built for around 250 dollars from easily bought items from places like home depot, lowes and advanced auto parts. Feb 19, 2020 download a complete pdf version of the osaa handbook. Tv for allowing me to participate and write a chapter in the fastpitch book. They will be incorporated into the rules book for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. They are not listed in the umpire gear pages, nor with the umpire training material. All world sports conduct guidelines it is the purpose of all world sports association to conduct the best possible tournaments from all aspects. That may seem like a simple question but the answers will vary. Most leagues will follow the rules set by one of the softball governing bodies.
We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Girls fastpitch softball association rules and bylaws. Official time will be kept by the umpires time piece and is the home coachs responsibility to make note of game start in their score book. Below is a listing of the ebooks currently available for purchase. National federation of state high school associations softball. Nsa canada is excited to announce that you can now do your nsa umpire exam online. Rules for usssa georgia youth fast pitch softball and usssa. I reached out to my personal contacts list of coaches and asked each of them to submit their advice from their combined years of experience in fastpitch softball. National fastpitch tournaments are held throughout the country primarily between the months of october through to the end of march.
In addition to the above changes to the asa rulebook, the following ground rules apply. To obtain this goal aws must have the cooperation of each player, manager, and coach. This document outlines the major rule changes implemented. It is in microsoft word format i have modified them from jim booths baseball rule myths to be compatible with asa softball. All world sports northern nevada fastpitch tournaments. This will ensure we have good contact information for you and will allow the nsa to track your teams across seasons and improve your abilities with regard to annually resanctioning. Mission statement 20182021 wbsc fast pitch playing rules. Fastpitch softball, sometimes simply referred to as fastpitch, is a variant of softball most often played by girls and sometimes by boys. Mens class d slow pitch and mens class e rec slow pitch the only requirement is matching shirts with numbers.
While there are some common fastpitch rules the specifics will differ greatly depending on what type of softball league or tournament you are playing in. The following rules govern play in both the fastpitch and modified programs of the national softball association. Does this have something to do with the pitcher looking back at the any runner on base. Established july 1, 2014 2015 official softball rule book and national bylaws wherever he or him or their related pronouns may appear in this rule book either as words or as parts of words, they have been. Independent softball association girls fastpitch softball. Softball rules of the game the official site of the ncaa. It is one of the three variants of softball recognized by the international softball federation isf, the other two being mediumpitch softball and slowpitch softball. Welcome to the rule clarifications and plays umpire page. Any situation not specifically covered in these local rules will be governed by the current years asa rules.
To provide a standard definition for a projected substitute and to help clarify rule 333. Nsa canada the fastest growing slopitch organization in canada. Nasa softball association official rules last revision 062420 the playing rules of the nasa softball association are the official rules of softball as adopted by the amateur softball association asa with the following changes. Established july 1, 2014 2015 official softball rule book and national bylaws wherever he or him or their related pronouns may appear in this rule book either as. A player may be rostered on only one team in the emerald necklace girls fastpitch softball association. Effective january 1, 2014 all bats used for usssa fastpitch softball play must. The association shall also do business as independent softball association, inc. Rule 186 allows for team personnel to utilize technology more. To do the exam, from the homepage of nsa canada, click on forms and applications and then become an umpire. These comprise of the national age grade tournaments for under 15, under 18 and under 23 which are held in january each year. Wfc softball rules changes and emphasis for 2016 8u coach pitch changes and emphasis teams may bat all batters up to, but. Rules stated herein may restate official rules for added emphasis or clarity, may.
The catcher must remain in the box until the pitched ball is 1 batted, 2 touches the ground, the plate, or the. First of all, i would like to thank gary and fastpitch. United states fastpitch association softball, showcase. The player in the batting order where the last out was recorded or any player not currently in the game may replace the current the player physically playing the position when the 3rd out was recorded pitcher or catcher as a courtesy runner at any time. Fast pitch rules slow pitch rule fast pitch rule rule 1 definitions rule 1 definitions bunt not legal in spout is legal in fp, accept if foul on the third strike. Note that this large file may take a minute to load depending on your connection speed. Senior softballusa senior softball world championships code of ethics as a participant in a senior softballusa senior softball world championships tournament, including qualifiers and international tours, i agree to conduct myself as a gentleman or lady both on and off the field, and that when playing i. Teams may not play unless their roster has been submitted and asa.
Scmaf softball rule book2014 certification kits will be available from scmaf after wednesday, january 15, 2014. Girls fastpitch softball rules girls fastpitch softball. All changes below are effective january 1, 2014 unless otherwise noted. Wyoming high school activities association officially approves soft. This file is ideal for printing your own copy of the osaa handbook or for printing certain pages. Softball rule myths asa rules compiled by joel here is the text version of the sb rule myths i published on eteamz fastpitch board.
By state association approval, to allow for special occasions, commemorative or memorial patches, not. It focused on what was good for softball and that the devices could be a useful tool to aid in coaching. Official playing rules can be found at all updates or corrections can be found there as this book is only a guide. Nsa fastpitch softball twin rule post by ixamnis tue may 26, 2015 8.1129 291 222 1190 1346 91 163 1408 1415 551 317 37 570 345 1106 789 1467 279 419 179 570 121 1097 252 1271 336 233 67 21 335 1462 1493 791 27 51 150 1455 86 999 59 373 495 1453 58 948 1161 550 172