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Sport Info

What you need to know about Softball!    


# of People on Court

9 players (minimum 3 male and 3 female). 

 

Mandatory Roster Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Each sport has specific mandatory roster requirements. 

 

Softball: 

  • 12 players maximum on roster per team.
  • 4 teams maximum per league (tier).
  • 48 participants maximum per league (tier).

 

1) No substitute players allowed outside of your 12-player roster maximum (unless from the same league and tier).

 

2) All players on your team are required to sign the waiver and show on your Team's roster online. 

 

3) Game day wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” must be completed by all players prior to participation.

 

4) Players must maintain physical distancing of 2-meters before, during and after all activities.  This includes arriving on-site, playing the sport, resting/sitting on the sidelines, and departing the game.

 

5) No Spectators are allowed under any circumstance (this includes kids, family, etc).

 

For more information regarding Roster Sizes & Specific Team Numbersclick here.

Team Safety Ambassador (TSA)

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - All teams must assign a Team Safety Ambassador (TSA) for the season. 


The TSA must be a registered player and identified using the “TSA” label in your online roster.



TSA Role: 
  • Watch a pre-season Safe Return to Play training video.
  • Keep a record of attendance at each game.  This record may be called upon for contact tracing. 
  • Ensure individual wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” are completed by each player prior to each game.
  • Ask players to leave the game if they arrive showing symptoms of cold or flu.
  • Ensure physical distancing measures are enforced by your team.  Physical distancing of two meters is mandatory when players are arriving on-site, playing the sport, resting/sitting on the sidelines, and departing the game.
  • Sport-specific rules may adjust physical distancing measures taken on the playing surface.
  • Players must always stay within their designated bench or standing area while not on the playing surface.
  • Ensure your team follows posted ENTER / EXIT signage at facilities (controlled traffic flow).
  • Remind all players to arrive on time and leave immediately after the game is over.
  • Ensure your team is following the equipment sanitization requirements for your sport.
  • Ensure all players have read and understand mandatory Club COVID-19 Protocols.

Equipment
Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Teams are responsible for bringing to each game:

  • A set of 4 bases
  • 4 batting helmets
  • 3 Softballs
  • 2 pylons (when required – see sport rules) 
  • 1 catcher's mask
  • 1 scorebook 
A catcher’s mask (to be used by ONLY 1 PERSON for the duration of the season), softballs, pylons and base sets are available to rent from KSSC for a $75 refundable deposit. This can be done at the time of your league registration and in your shopping cart.

Batters and Base Runners are required to wear a helmet (mandatory). Helmets are the responsibility of each team to provide. All teams must have a minimum of 4 helmets (one for the batter and 3 for potential base runners).

Teams are required to wash/sanitize the equipment before and after the game. Do not share your equipment with other teams.

 

NEW League Modifications

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Returning to league sports this Fall will be a unique experience. As part of our "Safe Return to Play" format, we are focusing on the safety of our staff and players and leaning into the FUN and SOCIAL aspects of our leagues!

 

League Guidelines – For further details, click here.

  • Fall Leagues will be played “for fun” with no playoffs.  Scores and standings will still appear on our website.
  • No prizing or trophies will be awarded. 
  • Leagues will be played in smaller Tiers to ensure limited contact with opponents throughout the season.  Tiers will be determined based on skill rankings (at registration) and past league results.
  • Each Tier will be confined to a limited number of facilities.  You will play at consistent location(s) throughout the season. Please note, we are unable to accommodate or make facility changes based on individual requests this season. 
  • All leagues will have an even number of teams to avoid double-header play. 
  • Game times will be staggered by a minimum of 10 minutes across all sports leagues to ensure safe traffic flow.
  • Players are asked to compete with a “Play On” mentality.  No arguing or disputing calls made during the game. 

Rules

COVID-19 FALL RULE MODIFICATIONS - Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Modified Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Fall Leagues will be played “for fun” with no playoffs.  Scores and standings will still appear on our website.
  • No prizing or trophies will be awarded. 

About Spirit Points: Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points'.

Location

KSSC Fall 2020 Softball will be played at the following Diamonds

  • Cloverdale Park Diamonds
  • Garrigan Park Diamond
  • Optimist Park Diamond
  • Meadowcrest Diamond

*NOTE* Each Softball tier/league will play at only 1 of the above diamonds for the length of the season.

Cloverdale Diamonds

Garrigan Diamond

Optimist Diamond

Meadowcrest Diamond