Softball Divisions

Updated Wednesday May 31, 2017 by Northampton Baseball & Softball.

GIRLS SOFTBALL - MINORS A DIVISION - 8U

·       Ages: 6, 7 & 8 years old

·       Field Specs: 60-foot base paths; a 35 foot pitching distance

·       Coach Pitch

·       Siblings will be placed together.

·       Requests for a child to be placed with a specific coach or player can not be guaranteed. 

·       Teams are re-drafted/formed each season

·       Teams compete against other local programs (travel is necessary)

RULE ARE BELOW AND DOWNLOADABLE

Uniforms:
Players will be provided a Uniform Top, Headband & Socks
Parents are asked to purchase BLACK softball pants 

NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions 

 

GIRLS SOFTBALL - MINORS AA DIVISION - 10U

·       Ages: 8, 9 & 10 years old

·       Field Specs: 60-foot base paths; a 35 foot pitching distance

·       Player pitch

·       Siblings will be placed together.

·       Requests for a child to be placed with a specific coach or player can not be guaranteed. 

·       Teams are re-drafted/formed each season

·       Teams compete against other local programs (travel is necessary)

RULE ARE BELOW AND DOWNLOADABLE

Uniforms: 
Players will be provided a Uniform Top, Headband & Socks
Parents are asked to purchase BLACK softball pants 

Please note: NLL reserves the right to make the final Divisional decision for all youths in its programs. 

 

GIRLS SOFTBALL - MAJORS DIVISION - 12U

·       Ages: 10, 11 & 12 years old

·       Field Specs: 60-foot base paths; 40 foot pitching distance.

·       Teams compete against other local programs (travel is necessary)

·       Siblings will be placed together.

·       Requests for a child to be placed with a specific coach or player can not be guaranteed. 

·       Local league may dual-roster 12-year-olds, assessed capable, to participate on a Major and a Junior division softball teams.

·       Tournament Team may be selected from eligible 11-12-year-olds within this division.

RULE ARE BELOW AND DOWNLOADABLE

Uniforms: 
Players will be provided a Uniform Top, Headband & Socks
Parents are asked to purchase BLACK softball pants   

NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions 

 

GIRLS SOFTBALL - JUNIOR DIVISION - IF WE HAVE PLAYERS, this level of play is not common 

·       Ages: 13, 14, 15 years old

·       Field Specs: 60-foot base paths; 43 foot pitching distance

·       Teams compete against other local programs (travel is necessary)

·       Local league may dual-roster 12-year-olds, assessed capable, to participate on a Major and a Junior division softball teams.

·       Tournament Team may be selected from eligible 12-14 year-olds within the Junior League divisions.

Uniforms: 
Players will be provided a Uniform Top, Headband & Socks
Parents are asked to purchase BLACK softball pants  

NOTE: DIVISIONAL PLACEMENT IS EVALUATION BASED - NBSL makes all divisional placement decisions 

 

NOTE: In all divisions of SOFTBALL, league age is determined by the players age as of December 31 of the previous year.

MINORS A 8U RULES.pdf
MINORS AA 10U RULES.pdf
MAJORS 12U RULES.pdf