PLEASE NOTE: A sanction application MUST be accompanied by the umpire branch signed “Request for Sanction Form”.
A tournament will not be listed until this is complete.

In order for your tournament to be recognized by Softball Alberta, and for your membership benefits to stand, tournament organizers should contact us for a Tournament Sanction. This sanction will also be required by the umpire branch that is officiating the tournament. For a cost of $25, your participants can be ensured that their insurance and affiliation with Softball Alberta is valid. This also entitles you to a posting of your tournament in our office, as well as on our website.

– Tournament Date
– Location
– Category
– Fee
– Contact
– Softball Alberta Tournament Sanction Number

If you are not affiliated with Softball Alberta, but still wish to sanction your tournament for your attending teams, the web posting, and use of Softball Alberta umpires, the cost is $50.

Tournament sanctions should be obtained at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the tournament. Any applications received less than 2 weeks prior to the tournament may be assessed a late fee of $50.00.

**Please note that it will be up to the discretion of Softball Alberta whether or not Tournament Sanctions will be issued to all Tournaments in the month of July.**

Process of Obtaining a Sanction:

Step 1: Have this Request for Sanction form (or PDF version) completely filled out and SIGNED by an authorized umpire branch representative. Click here to see the contact for each umpire branch.

Step 2: Apply for the sanction. This online application is what the website posting will be made from, so please fill in with the information you would like in the posting. To have an entry form posted with the tournament listing, please email

Step 3: After applying for the sanction, email the signed Request for Sanction form to A sanction will not be issued until the signed form is received.

Step 4: Pay for sanction.