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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Amateur Softball Association, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States recently launched its 2013 version of the Official Rules of Softball in an online mobile platform. Available for purchase for $4.95 for an annual subscription, the searchable application is available for all iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Androids, Windows phones, and tablet users. This app does not replace the ASA Rulebook.
CLICK here to for a visual photo demonstration of the new RULES APPLICATION via Mobile Devices
From any of the mobile devices listed above, visit M.ASAsoftball.com and you will be directed to ASA’s mobile site where the first table item listed is the OFFICIAL RULES APPLICATION link. Click there to begin the process to purchase.
Designed using feedback from the ASA community and ASA Umpires, the new mobile rules app provides a searchable engine of the 2013 version of the Official Rules of Softball. Also listed are common key words found in the rulebook to serve as a guide to the user to search the necessary rule or rule reference.
“On behalf of the ASA, we are thrilled to be launching this new product to all ASA participants and umpires,” said ASA Supervisor of Umpires Kevin Ryan. “While this does not replace the printed version of the rulebook, it serves as another way to communicate our rules and message to the always evolving mobile user participant of our game. Our designated task force who has been evaluating the service for months feels this will help educate all levels of play and continue to teach all ages the rules of softball.”
In addition the rules app, the m.asasoftball.com site provides users with easy to access ASA tournament listings, ASA Certified Equipment, top headlines, local association contacts, and an event listing for the ASA Hall of Fame Complex. In addition, the new technology provides a list of ASA preferred business partners and links to SoftballOutlet.com and OfficialGear.com. Visit M.ASAsoftball.com from any web-enabled phone to access the site.
The mobile website is intended to keep up with the increase in mobile surfing and meet the public’s growing preference for receiving information. The content is targeted to users who are at the softball field and will target relevant material that users may need. M.ASAsoftball.com provides capabilities for users to:
• Search ASA Tournaments: Users can search for and locate current, future, and past ASA National Championships and Qualifiers
• View ASA Certified Equipment: This quick-use option allows users to view and search for ASA approved and non-approved bats and balls
• Shop: Users can have quick access to specific items they wish to purchase, ranging from hats to ASA Hall of Fame Complex event tickets
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 210,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
About USA Softball
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.
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