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USA Softball of MA JO Local Tournaments

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

You will be required to attend a state-wide USA Softball Tournament Directors Meeting to be held in early 2019. We will be reviewing the policies and regulations that will be in effect at all local USA Softball of MA Tournaments.  Attendance by all tournament directors will be mandatory.  More details will be made available on this website.

  • Tournaments can only be classified as 'OPEN', 'B', or 'C'.
  • Multiple divisions will not be allowed.
  • Tournaments can be multiple ages but only one division
  • Sanctioned scrimmages can be multiple divisions and ages
  • OPEN tournaments can accept any classification (A, B or C)
  • Division B tournaments can accept Class B or Class C teams. No Class A teams
  • Division C tournaments can only accept Class C teams. No Class A or Class B
  • Only one 18+ tournament will be allowed each weekend

USA SOFTBALL MA. sanctioned events MUST have a minimum time limit of 1 hour 30 minutes.

  • No drop dead time limits allowed (except for sanctioned scrimmages).
  • Exceptions for weather will be allowed.

USA Softball MA. now has a worksheet that shows all Massachusetts registered teams and whether they have submitted their rosters, insurance certificates and background checks. Click here to download. 

THE FOLLOWING WEEKENDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO HOST LOCAL TOURNAMENTS

  • 6/14/2018 : 18U only
  • 6/21/2018 : 14A and 16U only
  • 6/28/2018 : 10U/ 10C/ 12A/ 12B/ 12C/ 14B/ 14C

Note To Teams

In order to play in any of these USA SOFTBALL MA sanctioned  JO Invitational or State Championship events listed, your team must be registered as a USA Softball Travel Team.   Massachusetts teams can download a travel team registration form by clicking on the forms link above.  Recreational League teams MUST register as an USA Softball Travel Team in order to play in USA SOFTBALL MA. Sanctioned Tournaments. This is to insure the USA SOFTBALL umpires for the tournament. Tournament directors may click on the registrations link above to see a current list of registered teams.  All teams are required to submit to the tournament director a current certificate of insurance, an USA SOFTBALL Championship Roster SIGNED by an USA SOFTBALL official and copies of each coach's background check approval prior to their first game of the tournament. teams can click here to see if USA Softball MA. has copies of these documents.

Teams registered to play in USA SOFTBALL Tournaments in Massachusetts that are not listed on the MAJOASA website are advised that these are not sanctioned by the USA SOFTBALL MA.. Your team insurance may not cover you for participating in an unsanctioned USA SOFTBALL event nor are the umpires covered for working the tournament. Only sanctioned tournaments are listed on the USASoftballNE.com website.