All the tools and resources you need for on and off the diamond

This page includes:
​​​​​​​Policies, Team Handbooks, Loan Player By-Law, Inter-Association Loan Player Application, Transfers and Dispensations. If you can't find what you are looking for, please check with your Club Secretary, as it may be in the Secretaries Portal.

Please see your Club Secretary for Loan Player Application details.

The local Loan Player Form (loaning between Auckland Clubs) can be completed online - see your Club Secretary for details, however, the Inter-Association Loan Player Form (loaning between Associations) must be completed on paper.

Player dispensation requests must be made in writing to by the club secretary.

Team dispensation requests can be made via the links below.


Player dispensations are intended to be used as a last resort.
Any requests for variations of the below rules must be submitted in writing to the ASA office. 
1. Acceptance of dispensation will be granted in order of the following priority
    - playing ability
    - no other junior or senior team available
    - to make up team numbers
    - personal circumstances
2. Dispensated players cannot trial for representatives and cannot play in a higher grade including seniors, unless an appeal is made to the ASA. All applications will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
3. All dispensated players cannot pitch or catch.
4. The timeframe for processing dispensation requests is 14 days. It is recommended that these requests are submitted to the office as soon as possible prior to the start of the season.

*Refer to By-Law: Section B.18.1.b


All applications for dispensation/alteration to the official draw must be submitted via the below form to the ASA at least fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled game before it will be considered.

Dispensation shall be granted on the following basis only and is not available for
​​​​​​​non-softball related reasons i.e. Weddings:

a) If pitcher, catcher and one other player from one team are called to represent the ASA at Inter-Provincial Tournaments or attend training camps or national duties.
b) Or any four (4) players from one team are called to represent the ASA at InterProvincial Tournaments or attend training camps or national duties.
c) Where a team is entered into an SNZ recognised tournament, at least twenty-eight (28) days’ notice is required.