Adult Softball Leagues

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Golden Valley offers a variety of USSSA men’s softball leagues each summer and fall. Summer season features 11 weeks of doubleheaders followed by playoffs on a regular league night. Fall season features six weeks of doubleheaders. All games are seven innings and played with a 55-minute time limit at Schaper Park. Game times are 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15 pm. Teams are required to provide gloves, USSSA bats with the approval 1.20 Marked Stamp, and game balls from their team supply when at bat.

2020 Softball League

Leagues

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: Silver
  • Tuesdays: Bronze
  • Thursdays: D League

 

 

2020 Schedules and Standings

2020 Softball Timeline

Feb 7–20

Priority registration period for returning summer 2019 teams.

Feb 21

League transfer processing period. No registrations will be accepted on this date.

Feb 24

New team registration opens. During this time, registration is open to all teams.

April 6

Deadline to withdraw from summer league and receive a full refund, less the $40 service fee

April 27

2020 Summer Softball season begins!

2020 Registration Information

League Fees

  • $820

Registrations accepted via mail, email, in person, or online. Registrations will not be accepted without full payment.

+ Registration Priorities And Requirements

  • Returning Team Priority Registration (online registration not available for summer): Teams that played in a 2019 league may register during the returning team registration period. Teams are only allowed to register for the same season, league, and night the team participated in 2019. If you need your 2019 league information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 763-512-2340.
  • Returning Team Transfer Processing Period (no registrations accepted on this day): Returning teams requesting a transfer to a new league or night must first register for their previous year’s league, followed by a written request via email to the League Director. The email must provide team name, contact information, 2019 league, and desired 2020 league. Requests will be reviewed and processed based on league availability and in the order they are received.
  • Online Registration: Online registration is available.
  • New Team Online Registration: Any team that did not play in a 2019 Golden Valley Softball League will be considered a new team. To register online, new teams should create a new team login and password and submit their registration based on the availability of the league.

+ Golden Valley Softball League Classification

To help teams find the appropriate Golden Valley softball league for the upcoming season, the Parks and Recreation Department classifies leagues with D League, Silver, and Bronze designations. All teams will continue to be sanctioned with USSSA at C, D & E levels. To help teams understand each league designation, definitions are listed below.

D leagues: Intended for teams seeking Golden Valley’s competitive softball experience.

Silver leagues: Intended for recreational teams who desire a moderately competitive softball experience.

Bronze leagues: A recreational softball experience with a low level of competition.

+ Pre-Season Practice

Teams can reserve a field for a one-hour time slot. Reservations can be made one week in advance. For reservations call 763-512-2345.

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