Tournament Documentation / Forms


Below are the tournament documents and forms required by Associations, Clubs, and Schools for entering Softball NZ tournaments this upcoming 2018/19 season. They range from entry forms to return schedules (team rosters) to 'pick up player' forms. Any queries whatsoever please contact your local club, school, or association or contact Softball NZ.

Guideline for Tournament Selectors

NZ Age Grade Nationals (January 2017)

  • Association team entry form (Due 3 Dec 2018)
  • Team roster form (Due 3 Dec 2018)
  • Association pick up form
National Fastpitch Championship (NFC) Forms
  • Important NFC Info, dates, & deadlines form
  • NFC team entry form (due 3 Dec, 2018)
  • NFC rules and explanations document
  • NFC Protected player team roster form (due Fri 4 Jan, 2019)
  • NFC Final return schedule form (bring to managers meeting)

NZ Open Clubs Forms
  • NZ Open Clubs team entry form (Early entry due 11 Jan, 2018. Final entry due 2 Feb, 2018)
  • NZ Open Clubs team roster form - Men (Due 2 Feb, 2018)
  • NZ Open Clubs team roster form - Women (Due 2 Feb, 2018)
  • NZ Open Club Tournament pick up form

NZ National, North & South Island Secondary School Forms (March 2017 Tournaments)
  • Entry form (due Wed 14 Feb, 2018)
  • Tues 27 Feb, 2018: Div 1 finalists notified to SNZ by associations/liaison officers
  • Fri 2 March 2018: Entry fee and team roster due to SNZ
  • Sec School Div 1 & 2 information document (Entry form in this document)
  • Div 1 Roster form
  • Div 2 Nth Island roster form 
  • Div 2 Sth Island roster form

Miscellaneous & Forms
  • Tournament Manual - Rules & Regulations Surrounding SNZ Tournaments Manual
  • Inter-Association Transfer Form
  • Sanction to Play Overseas Form (for NZ players wanting to go overseas to play for a short time, then returning home)
  • WBSC Player Transfer Form (for overseas players wanting to play in NZ)
  • Association Playing Strengths Form
  • National Tournaments - Zero Tolerance Policy here
  • U15 Share the Load Rule here
  • WBSC Rules Changes here
  • WBSC Points of Emphasis re Pitching Rule Change here
  • New strike zone here
  • SNZ Rulebook 2018 – 2021 here

Bat Compressor Test
Bat compressor testing will be undertaken at selected national tournaments from the 2015-16 season onwards. Information below outlines testing protocols and video examples of failed and passed tests courtesy of the SNZ Umpires.
Bat Compressor Test - Fail Bat Compressor Test - Pass