Benefits of Joining USA

As the National Governing Body of Softball, USA Softball is a non-profit organization that affords millions of players, fans, coaches, administrators, umpires and parents with benefits upon registering to play USA Softball. While each state/metro association and USA Softball member league offers unique opportunities upon registering, certain benefits exist for everyone just by being part of the program.

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All Members

  • Eligible to participate in USA Softball sanctioned events
  • A copy of the Official Rules of Softball, which provides a set standard of playing rules for consistency and fair play for all those involved
  • Subscription to and opportunity to be featured in Balls & Strikes Online Magazine, the Official Magazine of USA Softball
  • A copy of USA Softball’s Official Scorebook
  • Top-of-the-line insurance coverage through RPS Bollinger Insurance to provide peace-of-mind for all those involved in the sport
  • The opportunity to use USA Softball’s Member logo, which designates you as a member of the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States
  • Hotel discounts when booking through IHG brand hotels
  • Travel discounts through USA Softball partners, including United Airlines, Avis, Budget and Enterprise
    • Avis Rental Car – AWD: T086700
    • Budget Rental Car – BCD: Z632397
    • Enterprise Rental Car – Code: NA51A21
  • Discounts on safe and effective nutritional supplements for athletes and umpires to support their health through Thorne Research
  • Membership in the ONLY organization that supports the USA Softball National Team programs and sends Team USA to WBSC World Cups, Pan American Games and the Olympic Games
  • Comprehensive dedication to the integrity of the game, including:
    • Industry-leading equipment testing and certification standards
    • Comprehensive background checks on coaches, umpires and volunteers who surround our game
    • SafeSport, which provides services to sport entities on abuse prevention techniques, policies and programs
    • Annual Safety Awareness Guides, which provides information to youth and adult players and umpires on topics such as first aid, lightning safety and travel policies