Getting Started

Welcome To National Championship Sports

Getting started is an easy four step process!


Step 1: Team Age & Starting Level

NCS offers Adult and Senior Slowpitch softball for all ages and levels. Adults slowpitch is for 18 and older players. Senior slowpitch age is determined by your youngest player.

Now that you know the correct age of your team, it's time to determine your "starting" classification/level. To determine your team’s "starting" point,
  Keep in mind, pursuant to NCS/AWS Rules, the State Office will monitor each teams performance and can classify and reclassify any team at any time.

Comment: Review the classification guidelines outlined on this web site.  If in doubt, choose the next higher classification.


Step 2: Create Login ID & Password

NCS/AWS team managers are required to create a Login ID & Password for use within the web site system.  Your Login ID & Password will be needed to access your team’s NCS Team Manager, to register your team, complete and / or edit your online roster, enter tournaments, etc.  To begin creating a new Login ID & Password, click here.  Complete the required fields including a valid email address and password and click the SUBMIT button, you now have your Login ID & Password.


Step 3: Create & Register Team

All NCS/AWS teams are required to register annually with the Association. Adult & Senior Team registration is valid from January 1 – December 31.

To create and register your team, 
click here.  Enter your Login ID & Password and click the SUBMIT button.  You are now at the Team Manager Menu, select the second option at the top, “CREATE NEW TEAM”.  You will be required to fill in your Complete Team Name, Team City, Team State and Class Requested and payment information for the annual sanction fee, click the SUBMIT button.  You have now created your team. NCS does not charge an Individual Player Registration fee.


Comment: No team will be allowed to play in any NCS/AWS event without registering with the Association and completing an Online Roster in advance of taking the field of play!



Step 4: Complete Online Roster

All NCS/AWS teams are required to have their roster on-line in the web site system before they play.  It’s a quick and simple process.


To begin entering your roster data, log in to your team manager account, click "PROFILE".  Enter your Login ID and Password and click the SUBMIT button.  You are now at the Team Manager Menu.  Make sure your current year team is highlighted and click on the EDIT ROSTER. Follow the directions at the top of the page to enter each player's personal data.  Only enter each player's LEGAL FIRST LAST NAMES as they appear on the Birth Certificates.  DO NOT include middle names, nick names, shortened names, slang names, initials, prefixes or suffixes (i.e.; Jr., II, III, etc.)...ONLY the LEGAL first and last names and a valid player email address (or parent's email address).