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If you have any questions about registration or run into any issues, please contact Rob Trudel, NCSB Secretary, .

 

Spring 2023 Softball - Players in grades 3-9

Players in this age group will be placed in an age and ability appropriate kid-pitch division: AAA, Minors, Majors or Juniors. Teams in these divisions will typically have one practice and two professionally umpired games per week. There will be an end-of-season playoff.

The season will start 4/3, weather permitting, and end early to mid-June.

We cannot accept friend requests, and kindly ask that you list any recurring conflicts during registration.

Player Evaluations: Required for all players. Evaluation is scheduled for Sunday, 3/12 at Bobby Valentine's Sports Academy. Specific details will be communicated closer to March 12th.

AAA Division (3rd and 4th graders ages 8, 9 & 10 are eligible, Player Pitch)

In AAA, players pitch from a distance of 35' with an 11" ball, with "coach rescue" rules. Stealing is introduced. Scores are recorded and the season concludes with a championship tournament. League play for this division includes teams will include games against other New Canaan teams, and may include games against some other towns. Players will typically have one practice and two professionally umpired games per week. There is typically one weekend game and one game during the week.

 

Minors Division (4th and 5th graders ages 9, 10 & 11 are eligible, Player Pitch)

In Minors, players pitch from a distance of 35', an 11" ball, with more limited "coach rescue" rules than AAA. Expanded introduction to stealing. The season concludes with a championship tournament. League play for this division will include games against other New Canaan teams, and may include games against some other towns. Teams will typically have one practice and two professionally umpired games per week. There is typically one weekend game and one game during the week.

 

Majors Division (eligible ages 11 & 12, Player Pitch)

In Majors, players pitch from a distance of 40', with no "coach rescue" rules. Players move up to a 12" ball. Higher concepts in stealing and bunting are frequently used. Standings are recorded throughout the season and a playoff will determine the league champion. League play for this division will include games against other New Canaan teams, and may include games against some other towns. The season concludes with a playoff tournament. Teams will typically have one practice and two professionally umpired games per week. There is typically one weekend game and one game during the week.

 

Juniors Division (eligible ages 13 & 14)

In Juniors, players pitch from a distance of 43' with a 12" softball. If we are able to field Juniors team(s), they would compete in a county-wide league against teams from neighboring towns. The season typically concludes with a playoff tournament. Teams typically average two games (one weekend and one weekday) and one practice per week.

Base Cost: $340.00

Open to:
born on or after: 01/01/2008

In Grades: 3 to 9 for 2022-23 School year

Spring 2023 Softball - 1st and 2nd graders

A Division (1st graders)

The A division emphasizes fun and participation while also teaching and reinforcing fundamental skills. Coaches pitch to the batters and instruct the defensive players from the field. In games, outs will count, but each team will bat the entire line up when they are on offense. Players will typically have one practice and one game per week. Days and times TBA.

Season: The season will start 4/3, weather permitting, and end early to mid-June.

AA Division (2nd graders)

The AA division continues to develop the players' skills and love for the game. Coaches pitch and to the batters and instruct the defensive players from the field. Players will play three out innings. Score is kept. Players will typically have one practice and one game per week. Days and times TBA.

Season: The season will start 4/3, weather permitting, and end early to mid-June.

We cannot accept friend requests, and kindly ask that you list any recurring conflicts during registration.

Player Evaluations: Required for all players second grade and above. Evaluation day is scheduled for Sunday, 3/12 at Bobby Valentine's Sports Academy. Specific details will be communicated closer to March 12th.

Base Cost: $215.00

In Grades: 1 to 2 for 2022-23 School year

Spring 2023 Softball - Kindergarteners

The Rookie division is for our beginner softball players in Kindergarten. The emphasis is on fun and participation. It is an instructional program used to introduce our newcomers to the basic rules of softball and fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing, and base running.

The season is six weeks long (weather permitting), starting April 22nd.  Each Saturday, there will be a 90 minute clinic. Stations of skill “games” will keep players on the move. As the season progresses, learning-focused scrimmages are introduced.

Player Evaluations: Not required.

Base Cost: $95.00

In Grade: K for 2022-23 School year