2012 JO Girl's Fastpitch State Tournament Fact Sheet &
National Roster & Waiver Form (Junior Olympics)
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION IS
REQUIRED FOR ALL GIRLS FAST PITCH PLAYERS. ADDITIONALLY,
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION IS ALSO REQUIRED FOR ALL GIRLS SLOW PITCH
PLAYERS WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS.
Fast Pitch Registration
2877 83rd Ave SW
Richardton ND 58652
2705 Gateway Ave #4
Bismarck ND 58503
JO Slow Pitch Commissioner
PO Box 2155
Jamestown ND 58402
Increase in Insurance Costs Prompt
- $2 increase in JO registrations/insurance $250 deductable ($2
max up charge by association)
- $5 increase in umpire registration
- $1 increase in adult team registration
- $1 increase in background checks (upgrade will research beyond 7
Minutes from the 2011 JO
Girls Fast Pitch meeting
- State tournaments in Bismarck July 23-24, 2011
(All fast pitch divisions)
- Detailed the requirements to play in a
- All non-players in a dugout MUST complete an
background check. Additionally, at least one coach must be ACE
certified. Failure in either case will result in the team
being prohibited from playing in a state tournament.
- 2011 state tournament entry fee is $125.
- Invitational tournament sites & dates
here for the complete minutes from the January 2011 Winter Meeting.
ACE Coaching Certification
ASA/USA Softball is proud to introduce the ACE Coaching Certification
Program. The ACE (Achieve, Certify, Educate) Coaching Certification
Program is a brand new certification program, developed and designed to
provide softball coaches of all levels - from beginning coaches to
experienced veterans - an opportunity to certify as a coach with a
national softball organization.
As the National Governing Body of Softball, it is the ASA's
responsibility to ensure that our coaches achieve a certain level of
understanding of what their duties are as coach of a youth softball
team. The ACE Certification videos and the ACE Certification Manual are
practical guides to the everyday situations you will encounter as a
youth softball coach. After obtaining your ACE certification, you will
be well prepared to coach a youth softball team.
The guiding principles behind the ACE Coaching Certification Program
A-chieve: A certain level of knowledge.
C-ertify: To confirm that a coach has obtained a level of
understanding over that which he/she has been tested on.
E-ducate: To assist with the gathering of knowledge and
There are now more ways to become an ACE Certified Coach. Certifying
as an ACE Coach is a simple, straighforward process. You can attend an
ACE Coach Certification Clinic, if your local association is hosting
one, or you can now complete your ACE Coaching Certification online at
In each setting you will watch the ACE video that corresponds to your
certification level and then be tested on the material in the video. The
videos cover such topics as Principles of Coaching, Legal Issues in
Sports, First Aid, Practice Organization, Coach/Umpire Relations, and
Sport Specific Skills. Once you have passed the ACE Certification test
you are an ACE Coach and receive full ACE Benefits. It is that easy!
Please allow 2 weeks for processing.
Click here for more details from the ASA web site.