2022 Softball Registration will be open mid February to March 25.
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Please email Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to register after the closing date. We cannot guarantee placement on a team after the closing date.
League play: the full schedule can be found on the Capital Region Softball League website.
Dates of Provincials can be found on the Competition Calendar on Softball Manitoba's website.
Softball usually starts at the beginning of May and finishes at the end of June.
Both male and female athletes can start playing at the age of 4. At or before the age of 10, male athletes move over to baseball and female athletes can continue with softball.
League games, practices and all tournaments are subject to information from Softball Manitoba and directives from the Province of Manitoba.
Age Categories & Game Days
Timbits Learn to Play 1 (LTP1) (born 2015-2018) Male and Female - Monday & Wednesday
U9 (born 2013-2014) Male and Female - Tuesday & Thursday
U11 (born 2011-2012) Female Only - Monday & Wednesday
U13 (born 2009-2010) Female Only - Tuesday & Thursday
U15 (born 2007-2008) Female Only - Monday & Wednesday
U17 (born 2005-2006) Female Only - Tuesday & Thursday
U19 (born 2003-2004) Female Only - Monday & Wednesday
2022 Softball Fees
Timbits Learn to Play 1: $140.00
U11 - U19: $210.00
Some Clubs may charge additional fees. You MUST select the additional fee package if you reside in a Community Club’s catchment that charges additional fees.
To find your catchment please visit the General Council of Winnipeg Community Centres' website
Every player requires a softball glove, a batting helmet with attached cage and a pair of running shoes.
U9, U11, U13 and U15 players and all pitchers are required to wear a fielding mask when on the field playing defense. Fielding masks are available for purchase at your local sporting goods store.
Optional equipment includes a softball bat, batting gloves and cleats.
Metal cleats are allowed by the CRSL at U17 and U19, not at U15 or younger.
Jerseys will be provided.
Click here for information on evaluations.
2022 COVID-19 Refund Policy:
Our first priority is the health and safety of the athletes, coaches, volunteers, and our community. We will continue to follow the guidance provided by the Province of Manitoba Public Health Orders and Softball Manitoba.
If the upcoming 2022 season is cancelled prior to starting, a full refund will be granted to all players, less an Admin fee of $25.
If the 2022 season is cancelled midway through the season, a refund will be granted of fees paid to NESA less costs already incurred by NESA. These may include Softball Manitoba fees, City Field fees, Umpire fees, Sanitizing items, Community Club fees and Admin fees.
A link to our full Refund Policy can be found here.