USA Softball Annual Meeting

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oct. 27 - Nov. 02, 2018


USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States will host its 87th Annual Meeting at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City from October 27-November 2. All are welcome to attend.  

Council Members can download the Proposed Code Change Form, Proposed Rule Change Form and the Proxy Request Form below. Only Council Members can submit these forms.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2018 USA SOFTBALL ANNUAL MEETING

Annual Meeting Live Streaming:
USA Softball will be live streaming the following events during the Annual Meeting.  All live streams will be free.


📹Closing Session

📹 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Annual Meeting Agenda:  Click here (updated October 23)
The USA Softball National Council is comprised of over 300 voting members from all aspects of the sport. The National Council, which consists of USA Softball Commissioners, Commissioner Emeritus, Executive Director Emeritus, Council Member Emeritus, Regional Player Representatives, At-Large Player Representatives, Junior Olympic Commissioners, Regional Umpire-In-Chiefs, Allied Members, Elite Athlete Reps, and Past Presidents, are charged with making decisions on legislative changes, rule changes and is responsible for awarding National Championships to host cities across the country. 

Annual Meeting Committee List:  Click here
All changes to the USA Softball Code, Procedural Manual and/or Playing rules are made through a legislative process. The first step to enact code legislation is for a member of the USA Softball Council to submit proposed legislation to amend the USA Softball Code, Procedural Manual and/or Playing Rules. All code and playing rule amendments are then voted on by the USA Softball Council during the meeting. 


TRADESHOW: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
The USA Softball Annual trade show is scheduled for October 30 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center, Ballroom C. Check-in for exhibitors will be from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on October 30. Only 76 booth spaces are available.

Additionally, there are many opportunities for sponsorships for this year’s trade show and for the annual meeting as a whole. Sponsorships at the USA Softball Annual Meeting allow you to connect with our key decision makers. This is your chance to present your product or city to your target market. Official trade show and conference sponsor will be recognized through national office communication, website postings, social media and onsite signage. Please contact Dre McKee (amckee@usasoftball.comfor additional information on sponsorships.

If you have any questions regarding trade show registration, please contact Nick Dorety at ndorety@usasoftball.com

NATIONAL SOFTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY: 📹 Click here for Live Streaming
The 38th annual National Softball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at the Council Meeting on Saturday, October 27. Inductees include Dick Brubaker (Fast Pitch Player), Crystl Bustos (Fast Pitch Player), John Daniels (Sponsor), Ricky Huggins (Slow Pitch Player), Todd Joerling (Slow Pitch Player), Bill Silves (Umpire), Christa Williams (Fast Pitch Player), Charles Wright (Slow Pitch Player).

SWING FOR A CAUSE GOLF TOURNAMENT:
This annual event benefits the USA Softball Special Programs and Special Olympics NIT.  Registration is due to Andy Dooley by October 1, 2018. This year's tournament will take place at Lincoln Park Golf Course.

 Click here to register for the Swing for a Cause Golf Tournament

SPECIAL PROGRAMS BOWLING TOURNAMENT:
Please join us this year at the Special Programs Bowling Tournament!  This annual event benefits the USA Softball Special Programs and Special Olympics NIT.  Held at Heritage Lanes in Oklahoma City.  Please contact Jill Suico at ladyuic@comcast.net or 925-321-2068.