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North Dakota Amateur Softball Association

Amateur Softball Association

Congrats To Our Postseason Champions

Coed Games Pushed Back 1 Week

Cold temps and rain forced the postponement of Coed games scheduled for Wednesday, September 10th. In an attempt to minimize the number of games lost, we will be pushing the final three weeks back one week. Therefore, last week's postponed games will be played on September 17th. Likewise, games that has been scheduled for September 17th will be played September 24th and the previously scheduled September 24th games will now be played on October 1st. These changes are all reflected on the revised Coed schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience (and are keeping our fingers crossed that we get decent weather the rest of the way).

16 Teams Entered In 2014 State Tourneys

Deadline has passed, but late entries may be considered

As of June 30th, the following teams have submitted their entry fees for this year's state tournaments: IDK Soldiers (Class D), Valley City Merchants (Class D), KC Esto Dignus (challenge up to Class D), Kensal Merchants (Rec I), Knight of Columbus (Rec I), IDK Bar & Grill Wolf Pack (Rec I), RM Stoudt Shadowcats (Rec I), IDK Bar & Grill Ghost Peppers (Rec II East), Office Bar (Rec II East), Wimbledon Agroline (Rec II East), Shady's (Rec III East), Duratech (Rec IV West), Gundy's (Rec IV West), Office Bar (make-up roster for Masters 35), Tom's Electric (make-up roster for Masters 35), Tom's Electric (make-up roster for Masters 40).

Rosters Available To Download At NDASA.org

Rather than hand out rosters at the recent Winter Meeting, we are encouraging all managers to download a PDF version from the state association's web site. The online form may be printed and filled out in pen, although the state association would like for managers to type in all necessary information for the sake of legibility. Regardless, please be sure to print out both sides (one one page would be preferred, but not required). Ensure all players sign the roster before turning it in to a board member or our league representative. The roster form can be downloaded from the Forms page of NDASA.org.

Player Classification Concerns

ASA's National Database Classifies Dozens Of Local Players

With the national and state associations attempting to shift to online registration of teams, efforts have been made to establish a database of players. At the higher classifications, that process took a large step forward with the announcement that the ASA's national player database had finally been completed and published. While the concept has merit, there will undoubtedly be issues early in the process.

Initial review of the database has resulted in concerns that many players are classified inaccurately, stemming largely from outdated data. Since that database will inevitably be used to classify teams locally under recently established guidelines, we strongly encourage all players to search for their name amongst the database and, if necessary, appeal their current classification (using the Appeal button at the top right corner of their player page). For your convenience, we have tried to extract from the database a list of local players that have been included.