Bats that are approved by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) include models such as the 2016 Louisville Slugger Super Z Balanced ASA/USSSA Slow Pitch and the Easton Maple Wood Slow Pitch Softball Bat: SB34. Often, the barrel of the bat has an ASA certification engraving.
It is possible to find out if a bat is approved with the ASA in just a few steps.
- Access the Internet
- Go to the TeamUSA website
- Scroll down to the Approved Bats section
Use an Internet-ready device and a favorite search engine.
Find USA Softball under the sports menu. Click on the Certified Equipment tab.
Filter by maker of the bat from the down-down menu. Click Go. The list is sorted by the Model.
There is also a comprehensive list of non-approved bats on the same website.