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    Quote Originally Posted by TexAg1998 View Post
    ASA references the NOCSAE standard when talking about face masks and offensive batting helmets. Also when players are acting as base coaches they have to wear a helmet with double ear flaps and a mask that meet the NOCSAE standard. It is implied that catchers helmets have to meet the standard but not specifically stated. I’ve never seen a catchers helmet that wasn’t NOCSAE, and my DD has had 4 of them over a 10 year period.


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    so now my question is (and apologies, there are probably existing threads) what helmet. I really want to be able to get gray or even white, I do not want black (for heat related reasons), and for her catchers gear, I prefer nuetral colors (as opposed to a team color, since who knows what team she will be on a year from now, and we cannot afford new gear every time she changes teams, it is bad enough as she is growing, new bat time as well ). she is first year 12u this fall, and average to maybe slightly below average size wise. also want something on lighter end (but not sacrificing protection) if possible.

    Thoughts, ideas?

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    Schutte has a nice helmet in white. A little heavier than some others but a good helmet over all.

    We have the Easton Prowess intermediate helmet and DD likes it but I dont see it in white.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmakj View Post
    so now my question is (and apologies, there are probably existing threads) what helmet. I really want to be able to get gray or even white, I do not want black (for heat related reasons), and for her catchers gear, I prefer nuetral colors (as opposed to a team color, since who knows what team she will be on a year from now, and we cannot afford new gear every time she changes teams, it is bad enough as she is growing, new bat time as well ). she is first year 12u this fall, and average to maybe slightly below average size wise. also want something on lighter end (but not sacrificing protection) if possible.

    Thoughts, ideas?
    Last year I hunted for a while helmet, too. Schutt was the only all-white one I found (DD hated the fit). All-Star has half-white helmets. Rawlings youth Velo has a white/silver option.
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