ASA of PA State Office
1081 Pebble Court
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Office:  717-761-4508

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2015 INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATIONS  NOW BEING ACCEPTED

REGISTERASA SYSTEM WILL BE OFFLINE FOR UPDATES

11/24/2014 - 12/1/2014

New Registration Period -- Sept. 1st thru Aug. 31st 

REVISED RATES FOR 2015 -- CLICK HERE

To all District Commissioners, JO Commissioners and Area JO Reps

who attended the JO FALL PLANNING MEETING Saturday, Oct. 11th 

Thank you for participating in discussions to improve our JO Program!

To Members of the ASA of PA Family

Tom Schadt, State Seniors/Masters Representative 

is currently at the Mifflin Center for rehabilitation.

Please keep Tom in your prayers while he continues to regain his strength.

You can show your support and provide Tom and his wife, Faye, with your words of encouragement by sending a card to:

Tom Schadt

c/o Mifflin Center

500 E. Philadelphia Avenue

Shillington,  PA   19607

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL 

2014 LOECHNER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

see the list of recipients here

As a service to our ASA of PA registered teams who are restructuring for the 2015 season, we will post your tryout info on this website.

Be sure to include who, what, when and where along with your contact info.

email info to:  asaofpaweb@verizon.net

JO Team Listings

Why Play ASA?

Click here >>>>>> TOP 10 REASONS

16U & 18U Class B Eastern Nationals

Results

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ASA of PA JO Teams finishing in the top 4 at Nationals

click here to see who

click here to see how all PA teams performed at Nationals

FOR OUR TECHIES -- ASA RULES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

ASA RULEBOOK MOBILE APPS

FOR both iOS (iPhone/iPad) & Android platforms now available

Link:  http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball/Resources/Mobile-Apps

Also - a searchable mobile app for ASA Rules, go to:  M.asasoftbal.com

(annual fee applies)

 

 NEW for 2014:  COMING in 2015:
  • 16U Gold Classification
  • Revisions to 18U Gold Classification
  • Women's 23U Division is NOW 18&Over
  • ASA National Concussion Policy:  Teams must comply with the respective State's Concussion Polciy wherever they play.
  • e-cigarettes are considered a tobacco products and are not permitted at JO events.
  • JO Individual Registration Period:  9/1 - 8/31
  • National Background Check Policy: ASA Background Checks for ASA Council members, umpires working Junior Olympic Championship play and all RegisterASA administrators.  

ASA of PA Honored at  2013 ASA National Conference Awards Ceremony

• Most Adult Team Registrations         • Most Umpire Registrations

• Highest Number of ASA Registrations

"Thank You" to everyone who made that possible!  

Pictured below:  Dave Persing & Bill Robison (left & center) accept the Awards from Henry Pollard (right) on behalf of PA Commissioner Andy Loechner, Jr.


News Releases & Important Updates

  • Rule Changes, Code & Procedure Changes for 2014 (Click Here)
  • ASA's Non-Approved bats with 2000 and 2004 certification marks(Click Here)
  • 2013 Bat Certification Info 
  • ASA Mobile App:  From your smart phone, go to: m.asasoftball.com/mobile.asp
  • ASA Rules go Mobile: from ASA Mobile site (see above), purchase an annual subscription to a mobile version of 2014 ASA Rules.

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CONTACT QUICK LIST

STATE COMMISSIONER
Andrew Loechner
717-761-4508
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  Bill Robison
  717-761-4508
 
REGISTERASA &
BOLLINGER INSURANCE
  Suzanne Robison
  717-761-4508
 
JUNIOR OLYMPIC/
YOUTH PROGRAM
  Tina Sanders
  717-274-6740 or 717-507-2229
 
CO-ED PROGRAM
  Mark Hadesty
  717-951-3935
 
MEN'S FASTPITCH
  Jeff Sell
  215-679-9189
 
MEN'S SLOWPITCH
  Steve Dimitry
  610-716-6191
 
MEN'S MODIFIED
  Guy Demaio
  724-658-7838 or 724-730-8678
 
CLASSIFICATION COMMISSIONER
  Bob Ream
  717-808-3126
 
WOMEN'S PROGRAM
  Meghan Brogan
  610-389-8890
 
SENIORS PROGRAM
  Tom Schadt
  610-582-2437 or 484-336-5609
 
MASTER'S PROGRAM
  to be determined
 
 
ASA RULES / UMPIRE-IN-CHIEF
  Luau Bowers
  717-566-8666
 

ASA of PA Objectives

As defined in Article 1.02 of the ASA of PA Code, the objectives of the Association shall be:

(a)     To promote amateur softball within the boundaries assigned to the Association by the Amateur Softball Association of America, for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry.

(b)     To promote all phases of amateur softball including Men's, Women's, Youth, Industrial, Church, Fraternal and Civic.

(c)     To establish uniform softball rules and regulations that can be observed by all its members.

(d)     To provide the game of softball with the proper safeguards in accordance with the spirit of true sportsmanship, so that the game will be fostered as a non-professional sport, engaged in by its members as a recreational activity.

(e)     To encourage the union of all eligible teams, organizations or groups into such separate divisions of play with active membership in the association as is deemed necessary to advance the cause of the cause of amateur softball.

(f)      To establish and maintain, by allied and affiliated membership, alliances with other organizations devoted to the promotion of amateur softball.

(g)     To conducts well-organized and planned Qualifying, District, Area, State, Regional and National Tournaments, in all divisions of play where possible.

(h)     To be represented in all divisions of play in Regional and/or National Area and National Championship Tournaments.

(i)      To define areas and districts in a manner that will benefit member teams.

(j)      To educate and train in the proper skills of amateur softball play and rules through promoting, organizing, and conducting clinics, seminars and training.