SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
State Tournament is open only to Southern California ‘A’ teams. Teams must enter to qualify for other championship play.
The top two (2) teams from the Regional Championship will qualify for Nationals. ANY fill in teams for USA/ASA Nationals will come from this tournament.
There are National Qualifiers in each ASA Region. National Tournament Entry Form required. Each National Qualifier has one (1) berth.
There is one (1) national berth for all teams and three (3) berths for So Cal teams only. (12-14-16 and 18U only)
ASA WESTERN NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Teams that participate in the Southern California State Championship qualify for this tournament. The 1st and 2nd Place teams of the tournament will qualify for the next year’s National Championship. There is no Gold Western National
OFFICIAL CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTERS
The official ASA roster is required for all ASA Championship Play. A player should not sign the roster until you are certain that this player will be with your team for Championship Play. Roster maximum is 20 players. Players must sign roster. Parents/Caretaker of players under the age of eighteen (18) must sign before player is eligible to participate in Championship Play. Rosters are not required to be notarized.
IF YOU ARE A RETURNING TEAM
To be an eligible returning team you must meet the returning team requirements as listed in the ASA 2016 Official Rules of Softball Book. Send the Championship Roster, Official Tournament Entry Form to your Age Group Commissioner for verification and Commissioner’s (or designee) signature.
OFFICIAL NATIONAL TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM
A National Tournament Entry Form is necessary to enter a National Qualifier, Territorial Tournament. The Age Group Commissioner will mail or fax you the National Tournament Entry form upon request. Make a copy. Give the original to the Tournament Director of that tournament. If you win, they must complete the form and send to the National Championship Tournament Director. Check back to see that this form was sent to the National Championship Tournament Director.
IF YOU WIN A TOURNAMENT AND QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS
You must notify your Age Group Commissioner by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday following your team earning a berth to withdraw from Southern California ASA Championship Tournaments. Contact other Tournament Directors of tournaments you have entered. If you do not withdraw by the deadline, you will not receive an entry fee refund.
You should receive the National Fact Sheet from the Tournament Director where you qualified. Verify with the Tournament Director that they will forward your Tournament Entry Form, and roster to the address listed on the Fact Sheet. If not, get your roster, have him/her sign the Tournament Entry Form and roster before you leave.
Contact the National Tournament Director and send him/her: (a) Tournament Entry Form, (b) Entry Fee Check, (c) Team Picture, and (d) Championship Roster.
Keep a copy of your roster with your paperwork. Make sure you carry them with you to the National Championship Tournament.