Progress means always putting the USASA athletes first and providing the most ethical, fair and fun competition environment. For the 2020-2021 season we have adjusted to a more age-appropriate class for the 6 & under group. The newly formed "Rascals" age group will experience an enhanced regional event structure that will have more of a focus on fun and inclusion.
These events for ages 6 & under will take place within the existing USASA regional competitions structure and will only be available for regional points and ranking. Rascals competitors will not be eligible to travel to and compete at USASA National Championships. This adjustment is to bring our competition offering more in line with the U.S. Training Systems model and allow our youngest members more time to have fun regionally. Once athletes become Ruggies they will then be eligible to compete in the USASA National Championships.