National Softball Association

Come play with the Family Owned National Softball Association, we are dedicated to providing fair, competitive and fun events for all. From a local level to 600+ team World Series, we have been offering tournaments throughout the U.S. since 1982 and in Michigan since 1994.

NSA Michigan Fastpitch - 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)
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"How to Create a Team Membership"

  • All teams that participate in NSA tournaments must have a NSA Membership (Team Sanction) for the current season.

  • You will need to have a LOGIN for NSA, if you already have one please sign in.
    1.  Go to PlayNSA.com
    2.  From the Fastpitch Box on the left -  Click on LOGIN.
    3.  Enter your Email and Password
    4.  Your Name will show in the top right when you are logged in.

  • Click Team Membership to begin filling out the form. After your team applies for a membership number and you pay online, you will automatically be assigned your Team Membership Number.

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
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"How to Search & Enter Tournaments"

To enter Tournaments you MUST use the PlayNSA Tournament Search.

  1. Find the tournament you want to enter and click on REGISTRATION 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 REGISTER Tab to enter your team. You need to be Logged In, use the drop down to select the team with your current membership number to enter and click on the REGISTER Button.
  4. During the Check Out process, you can choose to pay by charge, or mail in a check
  5. 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

Michigan NSA Tournament Search


Team Insurance

  • All teams that participate in NSA Youth tournaments must provide proof of TOURNAMENT INSURANCE.  It must include Liability and secondary medical coverage for your team.
  • Your team will not be allowed to participate with out a copy being uploaded or 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
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"How to Enter Your NSA Roster"

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. EACH Player's Parent will need to create or RENEW a Player Membership Number for their child.

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

After you receive your Membership Number you can enter your Roster Online.

  1. Login to your PlayNSA Account
  2. Select Your Name from the top right
  3. Under National Softball Association, Select MEMBERSHIP.

When the PARENTS/Guardians accept the Team's Invitation for their child to play, they are electronically signing the roster. 

Players that are 18 Years of age must sign the roster for themselves.

 You will not be allowed to participate without a signed copy of the NSA online roster.