Non-Approved Bat List Update

March 24, 2017 News Policies

The Queen City Softball League, in accordance with  The Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) rules, requires that all bats must meet USA Softball specifications and requirements of Rule 3, Section 1.  Only slow-pitch bats will be permitted for use.

For use in gameplay, bats must bear either the ASA 2000 Certification Mark, ASA 2004 Certification Mark, or ASA 2013 Certification Mark, as shown below, and must not be listed on the Non-Approved Bat List with 2000 or 2004 Certification Mark.


Please remember that all bats that do not bear an ASA certification mark remain non approved unless they were made prior to 2000 and, in the sole discretion of the umpire, would pass ASA certification test if tested.

Below, please see a list of bats that are among those that are not permitted for use in QCSL games. (click images to enlarge)

2017 Non Approved Bat List (2017_1)

2017 Non Approved Bat List (2017_2)

In 2016, Easton voluntarily removed the following softball bat models from the ASA/USA list of certified bats: SCN1, SCN11BH, SCN1B, SCN2B, SCN3, SCN4B, SCN5, SCN5B, SCN6B, SCN7, SCN7B, SCN8, SCN8B, SCN9, SCX14, SCX14B, SCX24B, AND SCX3.

Please note that some bats listed may have certification marks due to the date they were manufactured.

More information can be found at If you have any questions about this policy, or any other league rules, contact us.