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Tina M. Sanders, ASA of PA State JO Commissioner and ASA of PA web administrator, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017. Tina was well known as the State JO Commissioner and was influential in girl's fast pitch softball from managing teams to being President and Secretary of the Lebanon County Girls Fast Pitch League.

Tina is survived by her husband, Jim and two daughters, Kaitlyn and Allix. Messages of condolences may be sent to Jim at 266 South Christian Street, Cleona, PA 17042.

Tina will be missed by the ASA family and friends.

See obituary at: www.kreamerfuneralhome.com

Effective Jan. 1, 2017

ASA

(Amateur Softball Association)

will be rebranding as

USA SOFTBALL

Details to follow.

2017 INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Individual Registration for USA Softball of Pennsylvania is now open for 2017 registration period.

Registrations will be valid for period:  1/1/2017 thru 12/31/2017.

Questions, please contact Suzanne Robison at the state office at 717-545-1217 or via email suzannerobison@earthlink.net

click here for more info on Individual Registration and REGISTERASA

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In compliance with the recently enacted Child Protective Services Law, Pennsylvania now requires PA State Police (PSP) Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance for all personnel volunteering with children.  Paid personnel are also required to have the FBI (fingerprint) Criminal Record Check).

These clearances are in addition to the ASA Background Checks (and ACE Certifications) required for coaches/umpires participating in ASA National Championship events.

For more info including website links, click on the appropriate category:

UNPAID "VOLUNTEER" PERSONNEL (Coaches)

PAID PERSONNEL (Umpires) 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR USA Softball of PA Teams.

USA has re-aligned Regions.  

USA Softball of PA is now part of North Eastern Region 1.

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RULES, CODE & PROCEDURE CHANGES 

New code, rules and procedure items will be voted on at the 2016 Council Meeting in Shreveport, LA in Mid-November.  Please check back for updates.

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POINTS OF EMPHASIS

 

  • JO INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION PERIOD:  For 2017, we will be reverting to the calendar year as the registration year (1/1 thru 12/31/2017)  2017 registrations will begin approx. 12/15/2016.   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.

  •  OFFICIAL ASA MOBILE APPS  (annual fee applies) 

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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