Stamford Stars Girls Softball League

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Rookies Division - This division is for players born in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017.  This is an introductory, instructional division that consists of tee and coach pitch using a Softie ball.  Players are taught the basics of softball and team sportsmanship.  Events take place on weekend mornings and consist of a 40 minute clinic followed by a 40 minute game.  All players are placed on a team and receive a uniform jersey and socks.  Players are required to wear gray softball pants.  At a minimum, all players should have a glove and cleats.  We recommend having a fielding mask.  The league can provide helmets and bats although most players have their own as needed.  Click to register

 

Minis Division - This division is for players born in the years 2013 and 2014.  2015s with at least 1 year of experience in either the Rookies division or baseball equivalent may participate in this division.  This division teaches the fundamentals of the game and uses an 11” softball with a combination of coach pitch and player pitch with coach relief after ball 4.  All players are placed on a team and receive a uniform jersey and socks.  Players are required to wear gray softball pants.  On average, teams have 2 games and 1 practice per week.  At a minimum, all players should have a glove and cleats, and are required to wear a fielding mask in the infield.  The league can provide helmets and bats as needed.  All players are required to attend an evaluation session and will be selected to a team.  Click to register

 

Minors Division - This division is for players born in 2011 and 2012.  Exceptional players born in 2013 can play at this level with approval from a league official or their previous year’s coach.  This division uses an 11” softball with player pitch and builds on the fundamentals of the game.  All players are placed on a team and receive a uniform jersey and socks.  Players are required to wear gray softball pants.  On average, teams have 2 games and 1 practice per week with games and practices on weekdays and weekends.  At a minimum, all players should have a glove and cleats, and are required to wear a fielding mask in the infield.  The league can provide helmets and bats as needed.  All players are required to attend an evaluation session and will be selected to a team.  Click to register

 

Majors Division - This division is for players born in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  Exceptional 2011s can play at this level with approval from a league official or their previous year’s coach.  This division uses a 12” softball and involves a higher level of softball play such as bunting, stealing, sliding, etc.  All players are placed on a team and receive a uniform jersey and socks.  Players are required to wear gray softball pants.  On average, teams have 2 games and 1 practice per week with games and practices on weekdays and weekends.  At a minimum, all players should have a glove and cleats, and are required to wear a fielding mask in the infield.  The league can provide helmets and bats as needed.  All players are required to attend an evaluation session and will be selected to a team.  Click to register

 

 

Categories Rookies Minis Minors Majors
Birth Year 2015, 2016, 2017 2013, 2014 2011, 2012 (exceptional 2013) 2008, 2009, 2010
Target Roster Size 6-8 9-12 12-15 12-15
Games Per Week 1-2 (Weekends) 2 2 2
Practice Per Week 0 1 1 1
Team Formation Commissioner Commissioner Draft Draft
Pitching Tee / Coach Pitch Coach Pitch / Player Pitch w/ Coach Relief (no walks) Player Pitch w/ Coach Relief after 3rd walk Player Pitch
Standings No No Yes Yes
Scores No Yes Yes Yes
Umpire No No Yes Yes
Softball Type 10 inch (Softie) 11 inch 11 inch 12 inch
Field Sizes 55' Bases 30' Pitch / 55' Bases 35' Pitch / 60' Bases 40' Pitch / 60' Bases
Evaluations No No Yes Yes

 

Monday Through Friday 
Minis, Minors and Majors divisions.  Each division will have a day Monday through Friday where they will have a game or practice.  For example, week 1, Minis will have a game or practice on Monday, Minors will have a game or practice on Wednesday and Majors will have a game or practice on Thursday.  This schedule will rotate throughout the season so week 2, Monday will be the Minors day, Wednesday will be the Majors day and Thursday will be the Minis day.  Week 3, Monday Majors, Wednesday Minis, Thursday Minors.  Practices will be at Newfield Elementary School.  Games are typically at 6:00 PM at Troy fields.

Saturday & Sunday
The Minis, Minors and Majors divisions will have a game or practice at either 8:30 AM, 10:45 AM or 1:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.  Games will be at Troy fields.  Practices will be at Newfield.  Times will rotate from week to week.  For example, week 1, Minis will have a game or practice at 8:30, Minors will have a game or practice at 10:45 and Majors will have a game or practice at 1:00.  Week 2, Minors will be at 8:30, Majors will be at 10:45 and Minis will be at 1:00.  And so on…  

Rookies
The Rookies division will play at 8:30 AM or 10:15 AM on Saturday and Sunday.  Most games / practice will be at Stillmeadow and Newfield.  Each Rookies team will play 1 or 2 games at Troy during the season.