2018 Bat Standards

All adult (U23 Men and Men's categories) will be permitted to use bats with the ASA 2013 certification stamp, in addition to the ASA 2000, ASA 2004, and/or ISF 2005 stamps. 

U19 Men and below (male) and all female categories will continue to only be permitted to use ASA 2000, ASA 2004, and/or ISF 2005 certification stamps.

 All Slo Pitch will be permitted to use bats with the ASA 2000, ASA 2004, ASA 2013 and/or the ISF 2005 stamp.

Full details on the updated standards (in French and English) are available at the links below: 

   Bat Certification General Guidelines: click here
   Fast Pitch Male (up to U19) and Female (all levels) WBCS Softball Approved Bat List: click here
   Fast Pitch Male (up to U19) and Female (all levels) USA Softball Approved Bat List: click here
   Slo Pitch and Adult Male Fast Pitch (U23 and above) WBCS Approved Bat List: click here
   Slo Pitch and Adult Male Fast Pitch (U23 and above) USA Approved Bat List: click here                  

   Bat Certification. Softball Canada does not currently have its own bat certification program but follows
   the above bat guidelines for its Canadian Championships.


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