Fall 2021 SoftballMen's and Co-Rec Slow Pitch
Registration Opens Monday, July 12, 2021 Early Bird Discount Ends 4:30 pm, July 19, 2021 Final Deadline Friday, July 23, 2021 Fall Play Starts before Labor Day!!! Week of Aug 23, 2021PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! Late registrants are not guaranteed league placement.
Fees: Sponsor & Team
- Sign up online HERE starting 8:00AM on Monday, July 12, 2021
- CLICK HERE if you don't have a team to play on and are free on Thursday nights (Corec) or Wednesday nights (Men's).
(by 5 pm on 7/19/21
(due by 8/19/21)
Non-Resident Fee Men's DH Leagues* $99 $199 $850 $5 per player Corec DH Leagues $99 $199 $850 $5 per playerSponsor fees are initial fees paid by all teams at registration to reserve their spot in the league. All teams pay the sponsor fee and the team fee, regardless of whether the team has a sponsor.The non-resident fee applies to all players who reside outside of the boundaries of the AAPS district.Sponsor fees are due at the time of team registration and may be paid online. All team fees must be paid by credit or debit card.All team rosters, player info, and fees are due by Thursday, August 19, 2021. Anything submitted after this date are assessed a late fee of $2.00 per player.Rec & Ed will accept credit and debit cards from the team sponsor, team manager or a designated, registered team member for sponsor fees, team fees or tournament fees.
Click here to view Rec & Ed's complete refund policy.ScheduleThe tentative start date for the Fall League is the week of August 23, 2021. All teams play 10 games (mostly doubleheaders) and the season lasts approximately 5-7 weeks. Fall games are played at Veteran's Memorial Park and Southeast Area Park. ALL SOFTBALL LEAGUES USE THE “1 & 1” PITCH COUNT FORMAT WITH A 70 MINUTE TIME LIMIT.
Fall League Summer Equivalent Night(s) of Play Men's Central All American, and .500 & over Federal Teams Wednesdays Men's MinorUnder .500 Men's Federal teams plus all Men's Municipal, City and Community Teams Wednesdays Men's Recreation All Men's Recreation and County teams Wednesdays Co-Rec Central All Co-rec Federal, Municipal and "over .500" Community or City teams Mondays Co-Rec Minor "under .500" Co-rec Community and City teams, and all Recreation teams Monday, Thursday or FRIDAY Divisions *Co-Rec 7 & 3 All teams that wish to play with 7 guys and 3 gals. MondaysMost weeks are doubleheaders (teams usually play two games per night, usually against the same opponent, but not always). Some weeks, teams may only have one game. Tentative game times start as early as 6:00PM and as late as 9:45 PM. All games have a 1 hour 10 minute time limit.*Co-Rec "7 & 3" is a Co-rec league where teams play with 7 men and 3 women. On offense, the women may not bat back to back. On defense, the 3 women must play as follows: one in the outfield, one in the infield, and one plays pitcher or catcher.Practice Times and PermitsRec & Ed does not offer practice permits for fall softball teams. However, any manager wishing to schedule practices for a team may contact Conner Potter at email@example.com. Rates for practices are $9.00/hour.Equipment Pick-up DatesEach team will be given game balls, result sheets, and a score book. Every team must send a representative to Equipment Pick-up on any of the dates and times listed below. We ask your cooperation in obtaining your team's equipment on a timely basis. Pick-up will be held at the Rec & Ed office driveway, 1515 S. 7th, Ann Arbor 48103. Date Time Wednesday, August 18, 2021 11-1 and 4-6 PM Thursday, August 19, 2021 11-1 and 4-6 PMAll Leagues - Game Ball: Worth PROTAC .52 Core, 300 Compression 12" ballLeague Info, Rules & GuidelinesThe Rec & Ed Adult Softball program is governed by the current USA Softball (ASA) Rules. However, Rec & Ed has developed local league rules, which supersede ASA rules. Every team will receive a set of Rec & Ed league rules. Managers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with both sets of rules.Roster InformationA player can play on two different teams in two different programs. For example, a player can play on a Men's team and a Co-Rec team. Women may play in the men's league. Men's Slow Pitch 20 player roster limit Co-Rec Slow Pitch No roster limitDeadlines for dropping, adding and transferring players for ALL leagues Drop/Transfer Date Friday, September 17, 2021 Add Date Friday, September 24, 2021Score Sheets, Result Sheets and Standings
The home team must keep the official score. The team listed first on the league schedule is designated as the home team. The winning team is required to submit the game result sheet to Nick Doyle via email immediately after the game. However, in the event your game ends in a tie, the HOME TEAM is responsible for submitting the result sheet. Managers should take a picture of your result sheet and email it to Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org.AwardsSponsor and individual awards will be presented to the division or league champion. In divisions or leagues with 9 or more teams, individual awards will also be presented to the runner-up.
ContactsKaren Draves, Adult Team Sports SupervisorNick Doyle, Specialist for Equipment/League StatisticianRick Mull, Official's Supervisordraves@email@example.com