Bat certifications required

A rule change regarding the required bat certification seals was made in 2019 and included in the 2020-2021 Rule Book. See below for the italizied words which were added to the rule.

Bats shall bear either the permanent ASA 2004 and/or fastpitch USA Softball certification mark and be on the current NCAA Approved Softball Bat List as maintained on the NCAA and the SUP websites indicating compliance with the bat performance standard per the appropriate ASTM testing protocol.