What equipment will players need?
Every player will need a softball glove, helmet (with face guard), and bat at minimum. 8u and above will need a protective fielding mask. Since sliding is permitted beginning in 10u, softball pants strongly recommended (softball socks will be provided). Cleats are helpful but not required to play.
What size ball is used?
Slow pitch, coach pitch, and 10U fast pitch uses an 11 inch softball and 12U and 14U fast pitch uses a 12 inch softball. 6U coach pitch uses a safety ball that is softer than the regular softball.
What size glove is recommended?
Which length softball bat should I buy?
|Age||Infield Glove ||Outfield Glove |
| Under 8|| 9”-11"|| 9”-11"|
| 9 to 13 || 10"-11"|| 11"-11.5"|
| High School or Adult|| 11.5"-12.5"|| 12.5"-13"|
A player should be able to swing their bat with a smooth level motion and in control when swinging at full speed. For more information, visit Dick's Sporting Goods recommendations on How to Buy a Youth Softball Bat.
How are teams selected?
Teams are selected via a blind draft by coaches each season.
How long is the season?
Spring: 10 games plus a single elimination tournament
Fall: 10 games plus a single elimination tournament
What is the average time commitment?
There is a 3 event per week limit for each season.