Do players have to register with their designated Softball District?
If a player wishes to register with a District other than their designated District the District President must complete the proper Release, Transfer Request form available under the Forms button. Requests are considered based on the Release Criteria described in the Calgary Minor Softball Handbook available under the Information button. Players are not eligible to register at their preferred Association without District Approval.
How do I register?
Every Community District in Calgary is designated to a Calgary Minor Softball District. If you do not know which Association you belong to please refer to the District Boundary List, found under the Districts – Where Do I Register button. The List contains the names of each District along with the Community Districts that are designated to it.
What Size Ball Does My Category Use?
U10 Mites, U12 Squirts uses an 11" core 47 optic ball
U14 Peewee, U16 Bantam, U19 Midget uses a 12" core 47 optic ball
When does a team require a travel permit?
A team requires a travel permit to participate in any exhibition or tournament game outside of Alberta, regardless of the distance. A permit may be obtained by contacting Softball Alberta www.softballalberta.ca
Do players have to register within the proper age category?
Calgary Minor Softball does permit overage players but only under very specific conditions. The requesting District must fill out the Overage Application and submit it to Calgary Minor Softball. When processing an over age Player Application there are several pre-requisites that are considered. “Limited skill” describes a noticeable lack of basic Softball skill. This also includes limited aptitude for the game in the Pee Wee and higher Divisions. “Written Verification” refers to a letter confirming the lack of skill and ability to play in the proper age Division their Association or Coach, including an evaluation report where available. On average, Calgary Minor Calgary Minor Softball approves one (1) or two (2) over age players every season, generally for health related reasons.