Southern California USAsoftball Travel Ball Players can get in our college network, use the link below, download and print out the questionnaire form and send it in. Be sure to include the one time fee of $15.00 with your questionnaire. Region 14 (outside of Southern California) players use the link below for application information. If you need to update an existing form, please fill out the changes on another form and send it in. We help our girls get the best possible exposure to all the schools.
Looking for a travel team to play on? Check out the News Bulletin Board for listings.
The Southern California USAsoftball Players Association will be happy to come out to teams and give a seminar on “How to Market Yourself for College.”
SO CAL USAsoftball SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduating seniors who do not have a full ride scholarship and are registered on a So. Calif. USAsoftball team, may apply for a SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA USAsoftball PLAYERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP.
Test-Score Requirements In Divisions I and II
You must achieve the minimum required SAT or ACT score before your first full-time college enrollment. Your test scores must be achieved under national testing conditions on a national testing date [i.e., no residual (campus) testing].
National testing dates are:
|TEST DATES||TESTS||U.S. REGISTRATION DEADLINE||LATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE
|October 1, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests||September 1 2016||October 20, 2016|
|November 5, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests||October 7, 2016||November 23, 2016|
|December 3, 2016||SAT & Subject Tests||November 3, 2016||December 22, 2016|
|January 21, 2017||SAT & Subject Tests||December 21, 2016||February 9, 2017|
|March 11, 2017||SAT only||February 10, 2017||March 30, 2017|
|May 6, 2017||SAT & Subject Tests||April 7, 2017||May 25, 2017|
|June 3 2017||SAT & Subject Tests||May 9, 2017||June 22 2017|
More info on SAT… www.CollegeBoard.com
|TEST DATE||REGISTRATION DEADLINE||ACT SCORES AVAILABLE DEADLINE
|September 10, 2016||August 5, 2016||September 20, 2016|
|October 22, 2016||September 16, 2016||November 8, 2016|
|December 10, 2016||November 4, 2016||December 20 2016|
|February 11 2017||January 13, 2017||February 22 2017|
|April 8,, 2017||March 3 2017||April 18 2017|
|June 10, 20167||May 5 2017||June 20, 2017|
All prospective student-athletes, including natives of foreign countries, must achieve the minimum required test score on a national testing date. Foreign prospective student-athletes should contact the appropriate testing agency for more information about registering to take the test on a national testing date.
If you take the SAT, the highest scores achieved on the verbal and math sections of the SAT from two different national testing dates may be combined in determining whether you have met the minimum test-score requirement. [Note: This includes combining converted subscores from the “recentered” and “non-recentered” versions of the SAT.]
If you take the ACT, the highest scores achieved on the individual subtests from more than one national testing date may be combined in determining whether your sum score meets minimum test-score requirements.
The NCAA Eligibility Center, located in Iowa City, Iowa, is the organization that handles ALL inquiries regarding an individual’s initial eligibility status.
Juniors should register with the center before they leave their Junior year. Seniors, if they haven’t registered, need to in order to be cleared to play Division I or II softball.
To register with the Center
Fill out the online form at the Eligibility Center Web Site or call the NCAA publications hotline at 800-638-3731
Contacting the Center
If you’ve misplaced your PIN or need other information contact the Center at:
Eligibility Center Services
NCAA Eligibility Center mailing address:
NCAA Eligibility Center
P.O. Box 7136, Indianapolis, IN 46207
NCAA Eligibility Center overnight mailing address:
NCAA Eligibility Center
1802 Alonzo Watford Sr. Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Customer service hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday
Toll-free phone number (U.S. callers) – Customer Service line – 877-262-1492
Phone Number (international callers) – Customer Service line – 317-223-0700
Fax Number – 317/968-5100
Division I member institutions have to sponsor at least seven sports for men and seven for women (or six for men and eight for women) with two team sports for each gender. Each playing season has to be represented by each gender as well. There are contest and participant minimums for each sport, as well as scheduling criteria.
For sports other than football and basketball, Div. I schools must play 100% of the minimum number of contests against Div. I opponents — anything over the minimum number of games has to be 50% Div. I. Men’s and women’s basketball teams have to play all but two games against Div. I teams, for men, they must play 1/3 of all their contests in the home arena. Schools that have football are classified as Div. I-A or I-AA. I-A football schools are usually fairly elaborate programs.
Div. I-A teams have to meet minimum attendance requirements (17,000 people in attendance per home game, OR 20,000 average of all football games in the last four years or, 30,000 permanent seats in their stadium and average 17,000 per home game or 20,000 average of all football games in the last four years OR, be in a member conference in which at least six conference members sponsor football or more than half of football schools meet attendance criterion.
Div. I-AA teams do not need to meet minimum attendance requirements. Div. I schools must meet minimum financial aid awards for their athletics program, and there are maximum financial aid awards for each sport that a Div. I school cannot exceed.
Division II institutions have to sponsor at least four sports for men and four for women, with two team sports for each gender, and each playing season represented by each gender. There are contest and participant minimums for each sport, as well as scheduling criteria — football and men’s and women’s basketball teams must play at least 50% of their games against Div. II or I-A or I-AA opponents.
For sports other than football and basketball there are no scheduling requirements. There are not attendance requirements for football, or arena game requirements for basketball. There are maximum financial aid awards for each sport that a Div. II school must not exceed.
Division II teams usually feature a number of local or in-state student-athletes. Many Division II student-athletes pay for school through a combination of scholarship money, grants, student loans and employment earnings. Division II athletics programs are financed in the institution’s budget like other academic departments on campus. Traditional rivalries with regional institutions dominate schedules of many Division II athletics programs.
Division III institutions have to sponsor at least five sports for men and five for women, with two team sports for each gender, and each playing season represented by each gender. There are minimum contest and participant minimums for each sport. Division III athletics features student-athletes who receive no financial aid related to their athletic ability and athletic departments are staffed and funded like any other department in the university.
Division III athletics departments place special importance on the impact of athletics on the participants rather than on the spectators. The student-athlete’s experience is of paramount concern. Division III athletics encourages participation by maximizing the number and variety of athletics opportunities available to students, placing primary emphasis on regional in-season and conference competition.