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Softball

Overview

The objective of the Hamilton Youth Athletics softball program is to provide a wholesome and fun filled softball program for the young ladies of our community. The goal of this program is to to teach the young ladies the basic fundamentals of the game of softball and prepare them for competition at the next level. 

Divisions

Players are placed in their respective divisions based on their age as of December 31st of the year preceding play for the season. There will be three divisions with the number of teams in each division to be determined by registration:
      U8 Coach Pitch: (January 1, 2011 - April 30, 2013)
      U10 Fast Pitch: (January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010)
      U14 Fast Pitch: (January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2008)


Coaching Opportunities

We are always looking for parents/adult volunteers to help by volunteering to coach a softball team. If interested please contact Amanda McKnight (see contact us page). Also there is a section in the online registration program to volunteer/coach. 

When and Where

Practices are played on the diamonds at Hamilton Township Park. Games will be played at the HYA fields, Obetz, Canal Winchester, Bloom Caroll, and Groveport. The days for practices and games are determined each season. 

Equipment/Uniform Requirements

Players are required to provide the following:

  • Softball Glove (not a baseball glove)
  • Athletic Shoes or Multi-Purpose Shoes with Rubber/Plastic Molded Cleats

The following items are optional, but highly recommended:

  • A Sliding Pad
  • A Pair of Sliding Shorts
  • A Helmet with Face Guard (Must be ABS Shell with meets all NOCSAE standards)
  • Defensive Protective Face Mask (mandatory for pitchers)


Game Cancellations

Games are cancelled for rain, lightning, and/or flooded fields. Games are not cancelled by coaches, it is a HYA Board decision 30 minutes prior to game time

Rules

U8 Softball Rules
U10 Softball Rules
U12 Softball Rules

Registration Fees

Registration fee
      U8 Coach Pitch: $85
      U10 Fast Pitch: $100
      U14 Fast Pitch: $100

Important Dates

2020 Spring Season is currently TBD at this time.
Dates will be updated as soon as possible


Last Day to Register without a $25 Late Fee
-March 28, 2020 TBD

Last Day to Register with a $25 Late Fee
-April 4, 2020 TBD

Draft Day
-TBD

Mandatory Coaches Meeting
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April 13, 2020 @ 6:30 TBD

Coaches Make Contact with Player
-Week of April 13th TBD
 
Pre-Season Practices Start
-Week of April 13th TBD

Team Pictures
-TBD

Games
-TBD

Tournaments
-TBD

End of Season Celebration
-TBD