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    Softball Summer 2024 Slow Pitch
    Men's, Women's and Co-Rec Slow Pitch leagues
     
     
    Save $100 by registering your team before March 14, 2024.
     
    CLICK HERE to check your team's schedule or standings during the season.

     Individual Players Looking for a Team, Fill out This Survey Here.

    To Learn More About What Rec and Ed Has to Offer, Click HERE

    All leagues play "1 & 1" pitch count & 70 minute format.


    TEAM REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
    All registration will take place online on the dates listed below.

     League (unsure of our league names & levels? Click Here for more details)
    Registration Dates
     
    Men's Leagues: Comp, Minor, Rec March 4-21, 2024  

    Women's Leagues: Comp, Rec

    March 4-21, 2024  
    Co-Rec (5 men & 5 women) Leagues: Comp, Minor, Rec  March 4-21, 2024   
    Deadline for registration for all leagues is Thursday, March 21, 2024*.
     
     

    ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    NOTE:  Online registration is for sponsor/initial registration only, which reserves your team’s spot in the league. Captains still need to submit their roster and fees via email by the roster deadline.

    Manager's forms and info is on the "softball forms and rules" page.

     

    Rosters and fees must be submitted to the League Director via email. Paperwork /fees will NOT be accepted at the fields. CLICK HERE to download a roster / waiver form.


    FEES: Sponsor and Team

    League Sponsor Fee March 4th-14th, 2024 Sponsor Fee
    March 15th-21st, 2024
    Team Fee-
    due April 22nd-30th, 2024
    Non-
    Resident
    Player Fee*
    Double Header Leagues (Men's and Corec: Comp-DH, Minor-DH, Rec-DH) $286 $386 $1094 $5

    Singleheader leagues (Men's, Women's, Corec: Comp-SH, Minor-SH, Rec-SH)

    $109 $209 $839 $5

     

    The Sponsor Fee is the initial fee paid by all teams at registration to reserve their spot in the league. All teams pay both the sponsor fee AND the team fees, regardless of whether a team has procured a sponsor or not. The Non-Resident Fee applies to all players who reside outside the boundaries of the Ann Arbor Public School District.

    Team rosters and fees are due by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Anything submitted after this date will be assessed a late fee of $2.00 per player. DOWNLOAD A TEAM ROSTER HERE!

    Rec & Ed accepts credit/debit cards, money orders, certified and corporate checks. A personal check will only be accepted from the team’s manager whose name appears on the registration form. Checks should be made out to Ann Arbor Public Schools. Special arrangements need to be made to drop off a check.

    REFUND POLICY


    SCHEDULE


    The season is scheduled to begin the week of May 13, 2024.

    Game times: There is a 70-minute time limit on all games. On most fields, game times are 6:15, 7:25, 8:35 and 9:45 pm. At Vets #4, game times are 6:00, 7:10, 8:20, and 9:30 pm due to a neighborhood light curfew. 

    NIGHTS OF PLAY (TENTATIVE)

    PROGRAM / League NIGHTS OF PLAY (choose one)
    Men's Comp, Minor, Rec (20 games / DH); Tuesday
    Men's Minor/Rec (10 games/SH) Tuesday
    Women's Rec (10 games/SH) Tuesday
    Men's Minor (20 games/DH) and Rec (10 games/SH)  Thursday
    Women's Comp (10 games/SH) Thursday
    Co-Rec Minor/Rec (10 games/SH) Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays

     

    EQUIPMENT PICK-UP DATES

    Every team that registers in the Rec & Ed Adult Softball Program receives a set of game balls, a scorebook, and result sheets.  Every team must send a representative on one of the dates and times listed below to pick up this equipment.  We ask your cooperation in obtaining your team's equipment on a timely basis. 

    Dates TBD
    Times TBD

    The pick-up location is along the driveway at the double doors on the west side of the Rec office, 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor MI 48103.


    LEAGUE INFORMATION, RULES AND GUIDELINES

    LEAGUE CLASSIFICATION
    Teams that participated in the previous year can view their 2024 classifications HERE. League classification can be appealed by submitting an appeal form in writing to the Adult Sports Supervisor by the FRIDAY prior to team registration.

    LEAGUE RULES
    The Community Education & Recreation Adult Softball program is governed by current  USA Softball rules (formerly known as ASA).  However, Rec & Ed has developed local league rules which may supersede some USA Softball rules.  League Rules are also posted online on the "Softball Forms & Rules" page.

    UNIFORMS
    Matching uniform shirts with visible and distinct numbers are recommended but not required.

    ROSTER LIMIT:

    Men's & Women's Slow Pitch 20 player limit
    Co-Rec Slow Pitch No limit

     

     GAME BALLS, APPROVED BATS: Optic Yellow Ball
    Men's & Corec Leagues Worth PROTAC .52 Core, 300 Compression 12 inch ball
    Women's Leagues Worth PROTAC .52 Core, 300 Compression 11 inch ball
    Non-approved bats? For a list of "non-approved" bats, check THIS USA Softball page. Click "Equipment" and "Bats".

    OFFICIAL RESULT SHEETS
    Result sheets should be emailed to ateamsports@aaps.k12.mi.us as soon as the game ends. The home team keeps 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 by 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.

    AWARDS
    Sponsor and individual awards are presented to the division / league champion.  In leagues with 9 or more teams, individual awards are given to the runner-up team.

    PRACTICE PERMIT POLICY

    Practice diamonds for adult softball teams can be rented for a permit fee of $30. Managers will receive a list of available sites and times for practice and a fillable request form and payment form. Teams wishing to reserve a practice diamond during the season must return a completed request form along with a $30 permit fee to Conner at facilityuse@a2schools.org. Practice dates cannot be rescheduled if they are cancelled due to inclement weather.

    ADULT SUMMER SOFTBALL STAFF
      Eliana Brinson
    Adult Team Sports Supervisor
    734-994-2300 x53254
    brinsone@a2schools.org
      Seth Dodson
    Team Sports Manager
    734-994-2300 x53225
    dodsons@a2schools.org
      Conner Potter
    Practice Permits
    734-994-2300 x53244
    facilityuse@aaps.k12.mi.us
      Rick Mull
    Supervisor of Officials
    734-994-2300 x53209
    mullr@a2schools.org
      Shadaira McCarty
    Equipment and Sports Field Professional  
    734-994-2300 x53218
    mccartys@aaps.k12.mi.us