The Official Sponsor of the SCA for Competition Balls and Umpires' Uniform, including for the Asian Games


The WBSC –Softball Division and SCA Umpire Certification Seminar organised by Japan Softball Association was held from 22 – 28 March, 2017 at Amagi Dome, Izu City, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

WBSC-SD Director of Umpires, Mr. Bob Stanton conducted the Course together with SCA Reginal Chief Umpire/Coordinator, Ms. Haruhi Goto.

19 participants (6 female and 13 male) attended the Course and the results are as follows:

WBSC-SD Certified

1. HASHIMOTO, Takashi (Male)

2. ITOH, Masashi (Male)

3. TSUKIOKA, Shuro (Male)

4. KATO, Ayaka (Female)

5. YABE, Miki (Female)

6. YOSHINAGA, Kaori (Female)

7. KUSAMOTO, Mitsunori (Male)

8. JINNO, Mari (Female)

9. HAMASAKI, Norikazu (Male)

10. OGAWA, Koji (Male)

11. TANAKA, Katsuhiro (Male)

12. MIYAKE, Takaharu (Male)

13. MATSUDA, Naoya (Male)


SCA Certified

1. OTANI, Rika (Female)

2. OISHI, Yoko (Female)

3. IEDA, Hideki (Male)

4. DOHSODA, Hiroshi (Male)

5. UNO, Hiroyuki (Male)

6. IGUCHI, Naoya (Male)

New Asia Regional Chief Umpire/Coordinator PDF Print E-mail

SCA Registration: SCA03/06JPN

Ms. Haruhu GOTO’s (Japan Softball Association) appointment as the Asia Regional Chief Umpire/Coordinator  was approved at the Softball Confederation Asia (SCA) Congress held in Kuala Lumpur on 15 December 2016. Her appointment will initially be until the next SCA Congress in 2018 after the Jakarta Asian Games.

SCA would like to congratulate Ms. GOTO and JSA on her appointment and we look forward to working closely with her for the improvement of Softball umpiring in Asia.

SCA CALENDAR FOR 2017 PDF Print E-mail
17 – 22 June Horosaki City (Aomori) 6th East Asian Cup (Women) Japan
10 – 15 July Whitehorse, Canada 15th Men’s World Softball World Championship
July 24 -30 Clearwater, USA 12th Junior Women’s World Softball Championship
31 October - 6 November
Hong Kong 6th Asian Junior (19 & Under) Men Softball Championship
28 November - 5 December
11th Asian Women Championship
TBC Jakarta, Indonesia 2nd South East Asia (SEA) Cup Women
Softball Championship and TEST EVENT for XVIII Asian Games 2018

14 – 21 January


Palembang, Indonesia

10th Asian Men Softball Championship (TBC) 2018

18 August – September 2018

Jakarta, Indonesia 18th Asian Games Jakarta/Palembang 2(Women Softball)
1 – 13 August Chiba, Japan 16th WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship – Chiba 2018


Tournaments PDF Print E-mail

East Asia Cup 2017
This 6th series of the East Asian Cup will be held in Hirosaki City and hosted by Aomori Prefectural Softball Association from 17 June (Arrival) to 22 June (Departure) 2017. This 4-Women Team event between China, Chinese-Taipei, Japan and Korea is held annually and each country plays host by rotation.

6th Asian Junior Men Championship 2017
7 teams have entered for this Championship which will be held in Hong Kong from 31 October to 6 November 2017. The teams are from Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. This championship is organised by SCA and hosted in collaboration with SCA by Hong Kong Softball Association.

11 Asian Women Championship 2017
This championship which has been postponed twice, will finally take place in Taichung, Taiwan, with Chinese-Taipei Amateur Softball Association playing host. It has attracted 12 teams out of SCA’s 16 affiliates as it serves as a Qualifier for the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta (6 teams to qualify); and the 2018 World Championship to be held in Chiba, Japan (3 teams from Asia).



Softball Confederation Asia Secretariat,
46, Jalan Cenderai 1, Lucky Garden,
Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.
Tel:    + 603 – 2094 1271 / + 603 – 2094 1292 (Direct Line)
Fax:    + 603 – 2094 1275