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Our Association

Learn more about the history of USA Softball, including its beginnings in 1933 and the ascension to becoming softball's national governing body. 


Fun Facts

We've put together some fun facts about USA Softball, which we hope will inspire you to think about joining USA Softball of Utah and being part of the fun.

What is USA Softball?

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USA Softball, a volunteer-driven and not-for-profit organization based in Oklahoma City, was founded in 1933 as the Amateur Softball Association and has evolved into the strongest softball organization in the country. The growth and development of the association led the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to name it the National Governing Body of Softball, pursuant to the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.

USA Softball has many important responsibilities as the national governing body of softball in the United States, including regulating competition to insure fairness and equal opportunity to the millions of player who annually play the sport.

When the organization entered the softball picture in 1933, the sport was in a state of confusion with no unified set of playing rules, and no national governing body to provide guidance and stability. USA Softball changed all that by adopting softball's first universally accepted rules of play, and by organizing consistent and fair competition across the nation.

From this beginning, USA Softball has become one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 70 local associations. It has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 160,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 4 million.

An Incredible Local Chapter of a National Sport Association

USA Softball of Utah encompasses our entire state. Our organization proudly promotes and supports softball programs for adults and Junior Olympic Youth fast-pitch and slow-pitch programs in Salt Lake City and statewide. We're also thrilled to promote Bollinger Insurance, the official insurance for USA Softball of Utah.

USA Softball got its start in 1933 as the ASA, or Amateur Softball Association. The organization continued to grow, and in 1978 the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) named it the National Governing Body of Softball. As a part of USA Softball, USA Softball of Utah is a nonprofit and volunteer-led organization that organizes leagues and tournaments for softball players in Salt Lake City, Utah, as well as Provo, Ogden, and statewide. We also provide trained umpires to call games. Contact us and find out how you can get involved in a fun sporting organization.

Mission Statement

USA Softball of Utah proudly promotes & supports USA Softball of Utah softball programs for adults and Junior Olympic Youth fast pitch and slow pitch softball programs.


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