USA Softball of Tennessee is a 501 (C)(4) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote amateur softball for men, women, boys, and girls of all ages. The growth and development of the National Amatuer Softball Association led the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to name USA Softball the National Governing Body of Softball, pursuant to the Amateur Sports Act of 1978. In 2015, ASA/USA Softball announced a re-brand of the organization to USA Softball, effective September 1, 2016. USA Softball has many important responsibilities as the National Governing Body of softball in the United States, including regulating competition to insure fairness and equal opportunity to the millions of player who annually play the sport. USA Softball of Tennessee is the local association of USA Softball.