Baseball/Softball

NOCSAE develops performance standards for protective equipment used in a variety of sports. In addition to the sport-specific standards listed below, the standards found under the General link on the Standards page also apply to this equipment. Refer to the standards on the General page for the additional applicable standards. All NOCSAE standards, proposed standards, and laboratory guides are listed on this site for download in PDF format.

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CERTIFICATION OF NEW EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
ND022-10m12
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets with Faceguard
ND024-11m13
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Youth Baseballs
ND027-12m12
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Fielder’s Headgear
(Effective January 2013)
ND029-12m12
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmet Mounted Face Protector
ND072-04m13
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
ND023-98m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets with Faceguard
ND025-98m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Helmet Mounted Face Protector
ND073-04m14
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Certifying Newly Manufactured Fielder’s Headgear
ND129-14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmets
(Effective August 31, 2015)
ND022-10m14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Catcher’s Helmets with Faceguard
(Effective August 31, 2015)
ND024-11m14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Youth Baseballs
(Effective August 31, 2015)
ND027-12m14
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Fielder’s Headgear
(Modified April 2015; Effective August 31, 2015)
ND029-12m15
Standard Performance Specification for Newly Manufactured Baseball/Softball Batter’s Helmet Mounted Face Protector
(Modified February 2015; Effective August 31, 2015)
072-04m15
RECERTIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT
DescriptionDownload
Laboratory Procedural Guide for Recertifying Baseball/Softball Batter’s and Catcher’s Helmets
ND028-07m14
Standard Performance Specification for Recertified Baseball/Softball Batter’s and Catcher’s Helmets
(Modified March 2015)
ND026-11m15