Why Your Team Should Play in Longview:

            • Sanctioned with USSSA
            • 2011 Recipient of "City of Merit" for softball presented by USSSAWA
            • League and Tournament Director is USSSA certified.
            • Contracted with Cowlitz County Umpire Association, who works solely with USSSA slowpitch in Southwest WA.
            • The City of Longview owns Roy Morse Park- which helps keep costs low.
            • Leagues include USSSA registration, softballs, and scorebooks.
            • Website: information, standings, scores www.leaguelineup.com/longview-kelso

What does being sanctioned by USSSA mean?

  • USSSA Washington State has a main office with year round support staff to answer any questions or provide any information your or your team might need.
  • Solid History- USSSA of Washington has been around since 1980.
  • They provide Tournament Guides and Score books free of charge to all registered teams.
  • Classification Guidelines- to provide competitive categories for teams to play in leagues and tournaments.
  • Umpires- Every year umpires are trained and certified.  There is always an Umpire In Chief at every tournament to oversee all umpires and monitor games/situations.
  • Website- www.usssawa.com and www.usssa.com are premiere websites for USSSA that are available to find any information you might need. 

What is USSSA?

USSSA stands for United States Specialty Sports Association.  The organization has come a long way from the days when it was founded in 1968 as the United States Slow Pitch Softball Association.

  USSSA now headquartered in Kissimmee, Florida is the nation’s largest multi-sport amateur athletic association and national governing body. Not only is it the national organization of choice for slow pitch softball enthusiasts of all abilities and skill levels, it also sanctions the following sports:  baseball, basketball, fast pitch softball, flag football, golf, soccer, tae-kwon-do, karate, lacrosse and volleyball.  USSSA currently registers over 185,000 teams, sanctions over 34,000 events and has more than 2.5 million members nationwide.