All bats in USA Softball Championship Play, except Seniors, must pass the ASA Bat Performance Standard. <>stream endobj 4 0 obj 4. endobj <>/XObject<>>>/Type/Page>> Exception: Senior Softball bats may be used in Senior Championship Play only. USA SOFTBALL BAT TESTING & CERTIFICATION PROGRAM, All bats in USA Softball Championship Play, except Seniors, must pass the ASA Bat Performance Standard. Additionally, any bat with one of these certification marks must not appear on the list of the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks. <> �GOh��o�q�����1ċ>\��]��V�\�hY–�׫��=KaM<2��/S��n� �r�P�x ?�x��t��0`b�ސ�9�Ý�J{%�U��՟���`J��f K�UdЈ��V�{8+(�u5;�IuM9e�6�Ai����B۵�Էm��:�|���V&-%�� .lobar-container {background-image:url('//assets.ngin.com/site_files/2730/m/lp/lp-template-2/base/athlete-of-the-month/lobar-athlete-of-the-month.jpg') !important;} <> must, in the sole opinion and discretion of the umpire, have been manufactured prior to 2000 and if tested, would comply with USA Softball Bat Performance Standard. stream "�k�Ϋ�;h�����~��+~pQ�b��'�_>��Q�2�&��H!I��J)c�A"=���J�ʉ�X+4��,����TNĦ�)����?.�ASL���4a�=S �� R�HI�4��L)A�8��� ��IS��O��S9��T_��W�0����"��GڃHh��b��Si�?i*������c9�P Jc�\��0���糛3lK� ���i"� JC9� USA Softball Non-Approved Bat List with Certification Marks 1/28/2020 Bass Quake Combat VIRSP3 Lady Virus Easton New SCN1 Easton New SCN11BH Easton New SCN1B Easton New SCN2B Easton New SCN3 Easton New SCN4B Easton New SCN5 Easton New SCN5B Easton New SCN6B Easton New SCN7 Easton New SCN7B Easton New SCN8 Easton New SCN8B Easton New SCN9 Easton New SCX14 … • A non-approved bat is one that does not meet USA Softball (formerly ASA) specifications OR has been placed on USA Softball list of non approved bats with the USA Softball certification mark. 5 0 obj This list is intended for informational purposes only. �� 'Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows 2014:01:28 12:13:11 � 0221� �� � h� n v( ~ � H H ����XICC_PROFILE HLino mntrRGB XYZ � 1 acspMSFT IEC sRGB �� �-HP cprt P 3desc � lwtpt � bkpt rXYZ gXYZ , bXYZ @ dmnd T pdmdd � �vued L �view � $lumi � meas $tech 0 rTRC. Bats that are custom designed for one organization may only bear that organization’s certification mark. 3 0 obj ���� Exif MM * h � � �( 1 �2 ҇i � �U� 3�J A%�r�E Bats: For the 2020 softball season, National Federation playing rules again require that all non- wood ... Certification Mark to be a legal bat and not appear on the USA/ASA “banned bat” list and (2) must not appear on the list of the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks. When a non-approved bat is used all penalties for an illegal bat apply PLUS the batter and head coach are also ejected from the game (same penalty as for an altered bat). 3. These different models are often custom designed to meet the specific organizations’ individual certification requirements. endobj All bats in USA Softball Championship Play, except Seniors, must pass the ASA Bat Performance Standard. The official bat must bear either the ASA 2000 Certification Mark, ASA 2004 Certification Mark, or ASA 2013 Certification Mark (Slow Pitch, Men’s Adult Fast Pitch, Junior Olympic Boy’s Fast Pitch and Men’s Modified only), as shown below and must not be listed on the ASA Non-Approved Bat List with 2000 or 2004 Certification Mark. This list was created as a way to alert players and coaches that a bat that was once approved for use has now been deemed no longer approved for use. Copyright © 2020 NFHS. �_�RQ��P�I��՛r�RVU��j3� N؞�AUv�p�=f�]���,:���1��Ĝް�C��0dQg��W_��.���q © 2020 Dalbo Area Ministerial Softball League. >> <> endobj �U8 ���L���O�ʉ�Tئ��'M���RQ�7��+`��� A&���e�(�ę���m*�?q(��I�C���XN���� �8 ��" �=E�'P��U�P�B�=����h�[�)�K'bm?��>ߌ*Cr"��D�Ul�;N�'*6 ͉/_� � In order for a bat to be legal for use in NFHS softball it must be marked with the ASA 2000, 2004 or the USA Softball All-Games Certification Mark. 5 0 obj NFHS Softball recognizes and utilizes USA Softball’s certification process. .lobar-close {background-image:url('//assets.ngin.com/site_files/2730/m/lp/lp-template-2/base/athlete-of-the-month/close-icon-white.png') !important;} When it has been determined that a bat should have its approval revoked, either through the re-testing process or for a voluntary removal from the manufacturer, the bat is added to the Non-Approved Bats list with Certification Marks. must, in the sole opinion and discretion of the umpire, have been manufactured prior to 2000 and if tested, would comply with USA Softball Bat Performance Standard. When a non-approved bat is used all penalties for an illegal bat apply PLUS the batter and head coach are also ejected from the game (same penalty as for an altered bat). endobj <> H���@�gJ �ę}L���O� 8 0 obj All bats in USA Softball Championship Play, except Seniors, must pass the ASA Bat Performance Standard. This list was created as a way to alert players and coaches that a bat that was once approved for use has now been deemed no longer approved for use. �����8���=K+o ����*�S��X�ת��V4\fx]�o���� �/�p���mNՊL�z��%w3[Ze�]M.=_���T�EC���G�qg���꧖�)߆�{��L����s���{8a���h&��_�Oi��g&Z9OF��̵�9���T������f�ga\��&o�%�`&z���gyHho�?�C�C��Doxֳ4���4x�L���Xh.Nh����L��Ɲ�b{g=�?8��, 3 0 obj stream /Font <> Bat manufacturers produce several models of bats for multiple organizations. Additionally, any bat with one of these certification marks must not appear on the list of the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks. The official bat shall not be more than 2.250 inches in diameter at its largest part, including any tolerance for expansion. CERTIFIED/APPROVED: The official bat for USA Softball Championship Play must meet all the USA Softball specifications and the requirements of Rule 3, Section 1, and: The official bat, made up of the knob, handle, grip, taper, barrel and end cap shall be free of burs, dents cracks, sharp edges, rattles and … ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. <> Print. All bats having the 2000, 2004 or 2013(Slow Pitch, Men's Adult Fast Pitch, Junior Olympic Boy's Fast Pitch and Men's Modified Pitch ONLY) Certification Mark and not listed on the list of Non-Approved bats with Certification marks will be allowed in USA Softball Championship Play. All Rights Reserved. ` .lobar-content p a:hover {background-color:#0e852b !important;} 6 0 obj The official bat may be marked OFFICIAL SOFTBALL by the manufacturer, and shall be no more than 34 inches long nor exceed 38 ounces in weight. endobj <> Conversely, a large number of these bats are designed to meet several organizations’ requirements and will bear multiple organizations certifications marks - making them legal to use in multiple rules codes.