USA Softball

ASA Junior Olympic Age Qualifications

The following information is from the ASA Code regarding age eligibility in Junior Olympic (Youth) play. Please access the ASA Code for complete information.

Junior Olympic Age Qualifications. A player's age as of December 31 determines the age in which the player is eligible to play the following year.

01. 10-Under Age Classification. A Player born after December 31, 2002 is ELIGIBLE.

02. 12-Under Age Classification. A Player born after December 31, 2000 is ELIGIBLE.

03. 14-Under Age Classification. A Player born after December 31, 1998 is ELIGIBLE.

04. 16-Under Age Classification. A Player born after December 31, 1996 is ELIGIBLE.

05. 18-Under Age Classification. A Player born after December 31, 1994 is ELIGIBLE (Includes Junior Olympic GOLD ).

06. Players of younger age classification may play in older age classifications, but an older age classification player may not play in the younger age classification.