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Welcome to USA Softball of Tennessee 

USA Softball of Tennessee is a 501-C4 non-profit affiliate of USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball. USA Softball of Tennessee offers the following services: registration and insurance plans for leagues, teams, individuals, and umpires. We also offer JO player clinics, umpire clinics and schools and we conduct invitational, state and national qualifying tournaments in both,  slow-pitch and fast-pitch for men, women and youth girls and boys teams.

DUDLEY * OFFICIAL SOFTBALL FOR USA SOFTBALL OF TENNESSEE!

IF YOUR TEAM WOULD LIKE TO PLACE AN ORDER, PLEASE EMAIL TINA GALE AT johnsoncitytnasa@gmail.com

The cost is $50 plus shipping (these can also be picked up at our local tournaments to avoid shipping charges).

2020 USA SOFTBALL CLASS A STATE TOURNAMENT

The 2020 Girls Class A Fast-pitch State Championships will be held at the Centennial Park Complex in Crossville, Tennessee. The June 26-27-28 tournament will determine who advances to the USA Softball Class A National Championships. Age Divisions: 10-12-14-16-18U in addition to 8U Open. For additional information and to register, CLICK HERE.

Every 10U team receives a New Dudley Bat. Other prize package information coming soon.

2020 USA SOFTBALL CLASS B STATE TOURNAMENT

The 2020 Girls Class B Fast-pitch State Championships will be held at Wear Farm Park, Pigeon Forge Tn.  June 26-28th. For additional information and to register, CLICK HERE.

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR COMMISSIONERS/TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS & UIC'S

We are currently accepting resumes from individuals interested in serving as a District Commissioner - Tournament Director or Umpire-In-Chief  in  the following areas: Oak Ridge, Cookeville, Jackson and Memphis. Responsibilities include registering players, teams and umpires as well as operating tournaments.

Send your resume to:
USA Softball of Tennessee
4131 Bradford Lane
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601 

 


2020 Individual Registration Including Insurance & Photo ID Cards

The 2020 Season Begins September 1st. Click this link to purchase insurance and get registered (including sanctioning) for the 2020 Season.  If you need assistance getting set up, contact Tina Gale 423 914-7581.

www.registerusasoftball.com

    

Chattanooga April 7 / Johnson City May 30

Chattanooga April 7 / Johnson City May 30

2020 RULE CHANGES

For the 2020 USA Softball Fast-pitch Rule Changes, click here> https://www.usasoftballoftennessee.org/2020rulechanges

2020 CLASS A STATE QUALIFICATION PROCESS

Teams may earn berths in a National Qualifier. Teams are required to participate in the State Tournament in order to secure their berth to the National Championship.  Three berths will be awarded during the State Tournament to the highest finishing teams who did not earn a berth in a National Qualifier.

Johnson City To Host 14U Class A Nationals in 2021!

Johnson City, Tennessee will host the 2021 USA Softball Girls 14U Class A Nationals after winning the bid during the USA Softball Council Meeting in Sparks, NV.  

ALL TN teams playing in this tournament must:

  1. Earn a berth by playing in a Tennessee National Qualifier (EXCEPTION TO THIS: three berths will be awarded during the State Tournament to the highest finishing teams who did not earn a berth in a National Qualifier)
  2. Play in the Tennessee Class "A" State Tournament. You can sign up at this link: State Tournament
  3. Obtain Bollinger Insurance (either Team or Individual Player with Photo ID--if you choose Team Insurance you must provide photo id and birth certificates for each player and you must also pay the $40 sanction fee for USA Softball if not already paid) For steps to obtain Bolinger Insurance, click here : Insurance Info
  4. All adults (on the field/dugout) must have a background check and be SafeSport certified for the current year. (this is a new requirement and can be done at www.registerusasoftball.com) To Complete the SafeSport certification, click on the "ACE" tab. SafeSport is provided FREE to all members of USA Softball. If you are prompted for payment, please stop the process and let us know ASAP.

Girls 16U Class A National Returns To Chattanooga

The USA Softball 16U Class A National Championship returns to Chattanooga in 2020. Check out www.tournamentusasoftball.com to register. ALL TN teams playing in this tournament must:

  1. Earn a berth by playing in a Tennessee National Qualifier (EXCEPTION TO THIS: three berths will be awarded during the State Tournament to the highest finishing teams who did not earn a berth in a National Qualifier)
  2. Play in the Tennessee Class "A" State Tournament. You can sign up at this link: State Tournament
  3. Obtain Bollinger Insurance (either Team or Individual Player with Photo ID--if you choose Team Insurance you must provide photo id and birth certificates for each player and you must also pay the $40 sanction fee for USA Softball if not already paid) For steps to obtain Bolinger Insurance, click here : Insurance Info
  4. All adults (on the field/dugout) must have a background check and be SafeSport certified for the current year. (this is a new requirement and can be done at www.registerusasoftball.com) To Complete the SafeSport certification, click on the "ACE" tab. SafeSport is provided FREE to all members of USA Softball. If you are prompted for payment, please stop the process and let us know ASAP.

USA Softball, together with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), is committed to enabling a safe environment for participants involved in USA Softball. As the National Governing Body of Softball under the USOC, USA Softball is required to communicate information to its members regarding SafeSport, and the importance of this matter. To this end, it has developed a SafeSport Strategy for the attention of all National Office Staff, National Teams, Local Association Officials and other members of USA Softball.

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INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN UMPIRE?

Individuals interested in becoming an umpire for the 2020 season should contact their local District UIC (listed in the Directory) or contact the State UIC, Ed Rowe at asaumprowe@hotmail.com.  Training and instruction as well as insurance coverage is provided with your registration. 

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UMPIRE REGIONAL 3 CLINIC

The Region 3 Clinic will be held Sat 2/22/20.  The cost to attend is $10.  Location is as follows: 

 

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
    3662 Victory Drive 
    Columbus, GA 31903
    706-687-7515

 

See agenda below

James Ellis

USA Softball of Tennessee State Commissioner

Phone: 423-747-9883

Tina Gale

USA Softball of Tennessee JO State Commissioner (Youth Softball)

Phone: 423-914-7581

Edward Rowe

USA Softball of Tennessee State Umpire-In-Chief

Phone: 423 355-3002


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