ASA of PA State Office
6449 Snavely Ct.
Harrisburg, PA 17111-4566

Office:  717-545-1217


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ASA has re-aligned Regions.  

ASA of PA is now part of Mid Atlantic Region 2 along with NY and NJ.

ASA of PA is no longer part of Central Atlantic Region 3 with DE, MD, VA, WV.



As approved at the recent ASA/USA National Council Meeting in Louisville, KY

All changes will be effective as of 1/1/2016 unless otherwise noted





Summary of Changes affecting JO/Youth Program (coming soon)


ASA Background Clearances and ACE Certifications will not be available until December, 2015 pending inclusion of the PA state law mandated PA State Police (PSP) Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance.   

These "volunteer" (unpaid position) clearances can be obtained at the following sites. The fee is waived for volunteers.  

PA Child Abuse History Clearance 

PA State Police Criminal Record Check 

Keep Kids Safe Disclosure Statement

(for unpaid volunteers ONLY) 

Once completed, certificates will need to be uploaded into the REGISTERASA system as a “pdf” file.

We apologize for the inconvenience but ASA of PA must comply with the current State of PA mandates to do what we can to keep our youth athletes safe.

FAQ for Volunteers 

Please check back here for updates and further instructions on uploading certificates.


It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of R. Luau Bowers' (and wife, Marianna's) son, Jason Michael Bowers, earlier this week.  

Click here for obituary.

Please keep Luau and Marianna and their family in your prayers at this very difficult time.

Congratulations to

Mark Avellino - ASA of PA District 16 Commissioner

Mark and his Rollin' Thunder coaching staff are being recognized as the

NFCA's (National Fastpitch Coaches Association's)

North Region Travel Ball Coaching Staff of the Year.

Mark will represent the North Region on the National Coaching Staff of the Year Ballot and will be honored at the NFCA Convention in Atlanta in December.

  The ASA of PA Office recently relocated to:

6449 Snavely Court, Harrisburg, PA  17111-4566

Phone:  717-545-1217           Fax:  717-545-1218



  • ASA of PA has opted to return to the calendar year (1/1 thru 12/31) for individual registration for the 2016 season. 
  • All players currently registered for the 2015 season will have their insurance coverage extended thru to 12/31/2015 to cover the fall playing season - at no additional charge. 
  • Individual registration for the 2016 season will open approximately December 10, 2015 at

Questions, please contact Suzanne Robison at the state office at 717-545-1217 or via email



  • JO INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION PERIOD:  For 2016, we will be reverting to the calendar year as the registration year (1/1 thru 12/31/2016)  2016 registrations will begin approx. 12/15/2015.   Go to REGISTERASA page

  • ASA NATIONAL CONCUSSION POLICY: Teams must comply with the respective State's Concussion Policy wherever they play.

  • E-CIGARETTES are considered a tobacco products and are not permitted at JO events.

  • ASA NATIONAL BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY:  requirement extended to include ASA Council members, umpires working Junior Olympic Championship play and all RegisterASA administrators.

  • Rules, procedure and code changes for 2015:

Rule Changes w/Comments

2015 Procedure Manual





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.

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