Refer to Section 5 of the WSA By-Laws and HVSA By-Laws
A team dispensation is a request to change the game date / time for a specific reason. Dispensations will only be approved in the following circumstances
i. Any three (3) players from one team are called to represent the Wellington Softball Association at Inter-Provincial Tournaments or attend training camps or national duties.
ii. SNZ National Representative Tournaments
iii. SNZ Open Club Championships
Teams under Premier One may request a game deferment for other reasons from the opposition. The opposition team is under no obligation to agree. The game must be played within seven days at a date / time agreed by both parties. If the game does not go ahead then the opposition team will be deemed the winner and will have won the game 7-0.
A Player Dispensation is a request for an exemption to a playing rule. Clubs affiliation to WSA should send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org for tabling to the Executive Committee for approval. The WSA by-laws must be adhered to until the WSA Executive advise of the outcome. Dispensations will be recorded in the WSA minutes.
Clubs affiliation to HVSA should send requests to email@example.com for tabling to the HVSA Board for approval. The HVSA by-laws must be adhered to until the HVSA Board advise of the outcome. Dispensations will be recorded in the HVSA minutes.
No dispensations will be given for players under 14 to play in premier or senior grades.