ASA of PA Objectives
As defined in Article 1.02 of the ASA of PA Code, the objectives of the Association shall be:
(a) To promote amateur softball within the boundaries assigned to the Association by the Amateur Softball Association of America, for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry.
(b) To promote all phases of amateur softball including Men’s, Women’s, Youth, Industrial, Church, Fraternal and Civic.
(c) To establish uniform softball rules and regulations that can be observed by all its members.
(d) To provide the game of softball with the proper safeguards in accordance with the spirit of true sportsmanship, so that the game will be fostered as a non-professional sport, engaged in by its members as a recreational activity.
(e) To encourage the union of all eligible teams, organizations or groups into such separate divisions of play with active membership in the association as is deemed necessary to advance the cause of the cause of amateur softball.
(f) To establish and maintain, by allied and affiliated membership, alliances with other organizations devoted to the promotion of amateur softball.
(g) To conducts well-organized and planned Qualifying, District, Area, State, Regional and National Tournaments, in all divisions of play where possible.
(h) To be represented in all divisions of play in Regional and/or National Area and National Championship Tournaments.
(i) To define areas and districts in a manner that will benefit member teams.
(j) To educate and train in the proper skills of amateur softball play and rules through promoting, organizing, and conducting clinics, seminars and training.