Create an ISTS ID and to Complete an Online
then go to the Fastpitch section under
1 – Creating a manager’s ISTS ID
The first thing a
manager must do is to create an ISTS ID.
After you’ve done this once, you’ll never
have to do it again, regardless of how many
teams you register over the years or even if
you register teams in different sports.
If you’ve created an
ISTS ID in the past and remember what it is,
then skip this section. If you’ve created
one, but can’t remember the ID and password,
click on “Lost ID” near the bottom of the
left side blue menu bar.
To create an ID, go to
“Create User ID” (2nd link on the
top menu bar) and follow the instructions.
There is no fee to create a manager’s ID.
Step 2 – Registering
a team after creating a manager’s ID in Step
Go to “Log In / Log
Out” (far right link on the top menu bar).
Make sure the drop down
box on the top left side indicates “Fast
Pitch”, as it sometimes defaults to “Slow
Pitch”. If it keeps defaulting to Slow
Pitch, then open up a new internet session
and go directly to the national website
Go to “Register /
Create Fast Pitch Team”
A couple of reminders
for “Team Name”:
standard case, neither all upper
nor all lower (eg, type as
Please check to make sure that you’ve
spelled your team name correctly before you
submit it. The system does not allow a
manager to change the spelling of a team
once it’s been submitted.
There can only be one name per team.
So if you’re part of an organization that
has teams with the same name in several age
brackets, distinguish your team as
Hometown Heroes 12U.
If your organization has more than one team
in an age bracket, then enter the name as
Hometown Heroes 16U
xxxxx, where xxxxx is some
distinguishing word like a color or the
softball says 14U, soccer says U14.
Do not list your age bracket first. In
other words, submit
Hometown Heroes 14U,
Team city and state is where the team
in principally domiciled, which in most
cases is the address of the manager.
However, if the manager lives in a different
state than where the team should be
registered, a city and state should be used
that is more indicative of where the team is
Choose that class that
you think best represents your team’s
status. Keep in mind that as the season
progresses USSSA reserves the right to
change any team’s classification. There is
no hard and fast rules that define what each
class represents, but here are some
If your team can hold their own with - and
occasionally beat - the better teams in your
state, then you should consider yourself an
you're a newly formed team that plans on
playing in a number of competitive
tournaments or an existing team that
consistently finishes in the middle or at
the bottom of the pack in most tournaments,
then you're more of a "B" team.
A "C" team is a team that typically
only plays in a local league, an all star
team from a local league or a team that
might only play in one or two low level
tournaments a year.
Step 3 – Paying for
your team registration
The next step is to pay
for your team registration ($40) online with
a credit card. To do so, click on “Register your team Online”. Once you complete the
online payment, the system will
automatically assign and email you your
registration number instantly. At that
point you’re all set to purchase insurance,
enter tournaments, enter your players onto
your online roster, etc.