Background Checks: USA Softball has retained the services of Protect Youth Sports to provide timely background check screenings and all of its background checks are processed online through Background checks conducted by USA Softball are for the sole purpose of determining eligibility for USA Softball sanctioned events and are not used for employment screening. Local organizing bodies may conduct their own background screening and interviews to determine member eligibility in their programs.

All bench personnel including scorekeepers must have a background check completed through USA Softball.