List of Teams Needed
SOFTBALL FEE $520 PER TEAM
- Winter Season Registration - Begins Thursday, January 3 @ 8am until Thursday, 11 (First Come First Served).
- Winter season scheduled to begin TBA.
- Call for late registration information, 480-644-4196 or 480-644-5308.
- A team must have an online account prior to registration, please visit our website to set up your account.
- Current League fee is $520 per team for "Double Header" Sunday - Friday.
- Registration is not complete until a receipt is received.
- No refunds, unless the league is cancelled.
General League Information:
- All players must be at least 16 years old as of the first night of the league to participate.
- All teams are guaranteed 14 scheduled games per season (Double Header).
- Leagues are offered Sunday through Friday evenings.
- A minimum of 12 players are needed to register with a maximum of 20.
- A drop/add period will be in place for three weeks from the initial season start date. During this period teams may make three additions to the roster. After the deadline, all rosters will be frozen.
- Game times Monday - Friday start no earlier than 6:30pm with the latest games starting no later than 9:30pm. Sunday games start no earlier than 5:30pm or 6:30pm with the latest games starting no later than 8:30pm or 9:30pm - depending on the season. Game duration is 55 minutes based on run rules in effect.
- Leagues will play at only one sports complex (depending on the league):
- Kleinman - Red Mountain - Skyline
- End of season single elimination tournament for the top 6 teams may be held at different complexes and on different days.
- Current league fee is $520 per team. Sunday - Friday Leagues are all double header.
- Registration is for full teams only.
- The top 6 teams in each league may play the top teams from other league/s in the same division in a season ending single elimination tournament.
- League winners receive t-shirts and tournament champions receive a plaque.
- All individuals ejected from a game/park will have their name posted on the website's ejection list.
The City of Mesa Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities Department programs softball leagues four times per year: Fall (begins in October), Winter (begins in January), Spring (begins in April), and Summer (begins in July). Each season consists of Men's, Women's and Co-Rec leagues.
- 'B' (moderate skill level competition - Intermediate)
- 'C' (low skill level of competition - Recreational)
All new teams must start in the "B" division, unless proof is provided that the team is a lower division team. Any team starting below the "B" division the first season with the City of Mesa will be disqualified from tournament play and league awards. A roster must be submitted 72 hours prior to registering in a lower division. A team cannot register until a roster has been reviewed and approved. Please submit rosters early, review process will take up to 72 hours. In addition a team may be dropped from the league without a refund if the team skill level is higher than the average skill level for that division. Please call our office if your new team is requesting to start below the "B" division or if you have questions regarding which league your team should register in.
Bat Compression Information:
All players' bats must pass a barrel compression test to play. Bats that have the designated silver City of Mesa Adult Sports sticker are legal for use for the Fall and Winter 2018/19 seasons and do not need to be tested unless a staff member pulls it to be tested again. If you would like to use a bat that is not yet tested, call to schedule an appointment, 480-644-4196. Any bat initially passing the compression test and then found to be altered (this includes tampering with the sticker) will result in a 10 year suspension for the user and owner of the bat. The white stickers will no longer be acceptable for the Fall and Winter 2018/19 seasons.
A new silver sticker will be required for the Fall and Winter 2018/19 seasons.
USA Certified Equipment - http://www.teamusa.org/usa-softball/play-usa-softball/certified-usa-softball-equipment
Bat Compression Testing:
- A silver sticker will be required for the Fall and Winter 2018/19 seasons.
- If you would like to test during regular business hours (Monday –Thursday) please call 480-644-4196 or 480-644-5308 for an appointment.
Individuals looking to join a team, may be placed on the free agent/players list. Player information is made available to coaches seeking additional players only. Free agent listing does not guarantee placement on a team.
Interested in Umpiring?
E-mail Tiffany with your name, contact information and experience. No need to apply if you do not have a great attitude.