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    Michigan NSA Fastpitch — Where to Begin?

    Where to Begin?

    Are you new to NSA? This area will explain the steps you need to take to sign up for your NSA Membership (Formerly team sanction), team insurance, enter your roster online, and enter tournaments online.

    Please note it is the COACH and/or MANAGER'S responsibility to know the rules. Ignorance of a rule or bylaw does not negate the penalty. If you have a question please check the NSA Rulebook. The Rulebook is available after you create a login and receive your Membership (Sanction) Number.


    NSA Membership (Team Sanction)

    All teams that participate in NSA tournaments must have a NSA Membership (Team Sanction) for the current season. You will have to create a User ID for NSA, if you already have one please sign in. Click Team Membership to begin filling out the form. After your team applies for a membership number online by filling out and submitting the form, you will receive payment instructions. Once the office receives your payment by either via mail or by charge (If your State or Tournament Director accepts charges), their office will APPROVE your membership. You will then receive your current season Membership number via e-mail. This number will be used to purchase team insurance, enter NSA Tournaments online, and enter your roster online.

    It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED when filling out the membership form you include a secondary contact for the team and use a different email than the main contact if at all possible.

    Important Note: Teams can be reclassified at anytime during the season due to the overall strength of the team! Please make sure to select the proper classification at the beginning of the year.

    After receiving your membership number, you can submit your roster online at any time. You DO NOT have to enter your roster online before entering tournaments. You DO NOT have to have team insurance before entering tournaments.

    Register for your Membership

     

    View & Enter Tournaments

    To enter Tournaments you MUST use the PlayNSA Tournament Search.

    1. Find the tournament you want to enter and click on the Tournament Name for the tournament details
    2. When in the Tournament Details make sure to watch for Entry Deadlines / Minimum Number of Games / Gate Fees / Etc.
    3. Click on the Sign Up Tab to enter your team. If you are Logged In, use the drop down to select the team to enter and click on the Sign Up Button.
    4. You will receive an automated email that you have APPLIED for entry into the tournament, the system also emails the Tournament Director you have applied for entry into the tournament.

    Your spot in the tournament is NOT saved or held until the FULL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED. You will receive a confirmation email verifying that we have received your payment.

    Click here or more information about Payments, Transfers & Refunds

    NSA Tournament Search

    TRAVEL PERMIT: If your team wishes to travel outside of Michigan for an NSA NIT or Qualifying tournament you need to submit a permit for Each Tournament to your State Director.

     

    Team Insurance

    All teams that participate in NSA Youth tournaments must provide proof of TOURNAMENT INSURANCE for the team. Your team will not be allowed to participate with out a copy being left at the tournament site. Please see the link below for more Insurance Information including NSA / Westpoint Insurance Requirements and Discounts.

    NSA Insurance Information

     

    Enter Your Roster Online

    All Tournament Teams MUST use the Official NSA ONLINE ROSTER.

    You will need the following information for your players BEFORE you begin to enter your Roster Online.

    1. Correct Spelling of Player's Name - Please NO Nicknames - NO C.J.'s - Use Christopher James
    2. Full Address - Include City, State, Zip
    3. Player's Date of Birth
    4. ONLY for ADULT NSA TEAMS - Player Number (Which must be applied for)

    All players must be entered on the online roster.  NO hand written players will be eligible to play.

    After you receive your Membership Number via email from your State Director you can enter your Roster Online.

    1. Login to your PlayNSA Account
    2. Select Team Manager Actions from the top navigation
    3. Select Go to Roster
    4. Add a New Player

    Once the roster is complete, select CLICK HERE FOR PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION - The roster will print with blanks for the PARENTS/Guardians to sign.  Players that are 18 Years of age must sign the roster for themselves. Please don't forget there is also a line for the coach to sign.

    I highly recommend that once you attain signatures you make MULTIPLE COPIES of the signed roster. You will need to turn in a copy at each NSA tournament you participate in and it will NOT be returned to you. You will not be allowed to participate without a signed copy of the NSA online roster.