Fall 2020 SoftballMen's and Co-Rec Slow PitchEARLIER START DATE THIS YEAR! AUG 10 week!
Registration Opens Monday, July 6, 2020 Early Bird Discount Ends 4:30 pm, July 13, 2020 Final Deadline Thursday, July 16, 2020 Fall Play Starts before Labor Day!!! Week of Aug 10, 2020PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! All registrations will be received on a first-come, first-serve basis. Late registrants are not guaranteed league placement.Prior to the registration period, the sponsor fee and completed registration form can be:
Rosters, contracts and player fees must be submitted in person at the Rec & Ed office.Fees: Sponsor & Team
- Submit online, CLICK HERE starting 8:00AM on Monday, July 6, 2020
- Select the league you would like to sign up for. A Manager's Packet will be mailed to you within 3 days.
- Mail to Adult Fall Softball 1515 S. 7th St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103
- 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 4 pm on 7/13/20
(due by 8/6/20)
Non-Resident Fee Men's DH Leagues* $99 $199 $850 $5 per player Corec DH Leagues $99 $199 $850 $5 per player Women's DH League $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. It is used to recover a portion of the program costs from participants who do not reside within 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 card via email. at Rec & Ed, 1515 S. 7th St. between 8 AM - 4:30PM.All player contracts, team rosters and team fees are due by Thursday, August 6, 2020. Any contract submitted after this date are assessed a late fee of $2.00 per player.Rec & Ed will accept credit and debit cards, cash, money orders, certified checks, corporate checks, a single personal check from the team sponsor, team manager or a designated, registered team member for sponsor fees, team fees or tournament fees. No personal checks will be accepted for partial payments or late fees. Checks should be made out to Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Click here to view Rec & Ed's complete refund policy.Schedule - note ealier August start date!The tentative start date for the Fall League is the week of August 10, 2020. All teams play 10 games (mostly doubleheaders) and the season lasts approximately 5-7 weeks.ALL FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUES USE THE “1 & 1” PITCH COUNT FORMAT WITH A 70 MINUTE TIME LIMIT.
Fall League 2020 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 Div. *Co-Rec 7 & 3 All teams that wish to play with 7 guys and 3 gals. Mondays Women's Minor All women's slow pitch softball teams ThursdaysMost 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, score book, and a set of league rules. 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. Date Time Monday, August 3-14, 2020 8:00AM - 4:30 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 at equipment pick-up. 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 18, 2020 Add Date Friday, September 25, 2020Score 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.AwardsA sponsor and individual awards will be presented to the division and league champion. In divisions or leagues with more than 8 teams, individual awards will also be presented to the runner-up.
ContactsKaren Draves, Recreation SupervisorNick Doyle, Specialist for Equipment/League StatisticianRick Mull, Official's Supervisordraves@email@example.com