Certified Balls

 ASA Ball Testing & Certification Program

Beginning January 1, 2001 to present, in ASA Championship Play, players must only use softballs which meet all requirements of Rule 3, Section 3.

Additionally, the ASA will periodically test additional samples of approved models to verify compliance with the ASA ball performance standards. The approved certification marks are listed below:

  Red Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 375 lbs
Max .47 cor
  Black Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 375 lbs
Max .44 cor
  Blue Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 375 lbs
Max .40 cor
  Red Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 300 lbs
Max .47 cor
  Black Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 300 lbs
Max .44 cor
  Blue Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 300 lbs
Max .40 cor
  Green Colored Marking & Stamp
Max 300 lbs
Max .52 cor

For more details on certified balls, visit the ASA web site.