ERIC Number: ED331798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
NAGWS Softball Guide 1991: Official Rules/Officiating.
This softball guide presents information on: the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS), rule modifications, softball playing rules, and officiating. Section 1 explains the purpose, beliefs, and services of the NAGWS; provides information on the association's committees and membership application; and explains use of the softball scoresheet, the fundamentals of baserunning, and coach-umpire communication. Section 2 describes rule modifications as applied to the National Junior College Athletic Association, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and secondary schools. Section 3, on softball playing rules, lists 1991 rule changes, details the softball playing rules of the Amateur Softball Association of America (revised 1990), indicates points of emphasis in the rules, and provides an index to rules. Section 4, on officiating, provides information on: NAGWS affiliated boards of officials--their statement of philosophy and honor award; standards for officials' ratings in softball; how to become a rated official; and how to establish an affiliated board, including an application. (AMH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Females, Guidelines, Higher Education, Professional Associations, Secondary Education, Softball, Womens Athletics
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. National Association for Girls and Women in Sport.
Identifiers: National Association for Girls and Women in Sport; Rules and Regulations; Sports Officiating