Article 3 - Aims and Objectives


3.1 The purpose of the Association is to carry on in more than one province/territory of Canada, without pecuniary gain for its members, the following objectives:

a) Foster, develop, promote and regulate the playing of amateur softball.

b) Provide the game of softball with proper safeguards in accordance with the spirit of true sportsmanship.

c) Encourage all eligible potential members and participants to affiliate with the Association.

d) Establish and maintain by allied membership, alliances with associations devoted wholly or partially to the promotion of the game of softball.

e) Establish a set of uniform rules for the playing of softball throughout Canada. The rules as set by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC - formerly ISF) shall be the established rules as amended by the Association.

f) Initiate, promote and regulate Canadian Championships.

g) Cooperate with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC - formerly ISF) (or whatever international amateur softball organization so recognized at the Annual General Meeting) in the promotion of international play and international standards for softball.

h) Represent Canada on softball councils or associations of other countries where deemed practical and necessary.

i) Assist in the establishment of governing softball bodies in provinces/ territories if requested.

j) Do all such things as may be deemed necessary for the proper promotion and jurisdiction of softball throughout Canada.

3.2 The Association shall be carried on without the purpose of gain for its members and any profits or other attribution to the Association shall be used in promoting its objectives.