The Captains meeting scheduled for this Thursday March 19, is canceled. We are following guidelines related to social distancing and COVID-19.
What: 2020 Spring Adult Slow-Pitch Softball Men’s and Coed Divisions
Who: Adults Ages 18 and Up
When: Late March through early July; Leagues are available on most days of the week
Cost: $800 per team plus $30 per non-Arlington resident.
Registration: Team and Free Agent registration opens Monday, January 27 and closes Sunday, March 15th.
Residency: All rosters must be comprised of at least 66% Arlington County and Arlington Business residents, and this percentage must be maintained throughout the season. All rosters must include the proper names,addresses, and contact information for all coaches, managers, captains, and players. All non-residents and business residents are charged an additional $30.00 fee to participate. Proof of residency is required.
Dates of Play – April 6th, 2020 – July 2020
Men’s Game Days/Divisions:
- Men’s C-Monday
- Men’s D- Monday
- Men’s C-Tuesday
- Men’s D Tuesday
- Men’s C Wednesday
- Men’s D-Wednesday
- Men’s Senior (55+) Wednesday
- Men’s D-Friday
Coed Game Days/Divisions
- Coed C-Wednesday
- Coed C-Thursday
- Coed D1- Thursday
- Coed D2 – Thursday
Divisions are based on team skill level, with A being the highest skilled team and D the most recreational. Please consider the following when registering:
Division A: Teams are competitive teams that have likely played together in previous seasons and may travel for additional tournaments. High intensity level. (Not offered Spring 2020)
Division B: Teams often have players with competitive experience and have likely played together in previous seasons. High intensity level (Not offered Spring 2020)
Division C: Teams may have a few players with competitive experience and may have played together in previous seasons. Moderate intensity level.
Division D: Teams have few to no players that have ever played beyond a recreational/social league. Teams with no experience are welcome here. Low intensity level.
Teams are asked to give preferences of divisional play when registering online. However, the Athletic & Facility Services Division cannot guarantee that teams will receive their preference. Entry fees will be returned to all teams not placed into a league by the Commissioner.
League Format: Teams will play an 18 game schedule (doubleheader format) over nine (9) weeks.
Equipment: Teams must supply game balls, bats, gloves, and team uniforms. Any twelve (12) inch, 52 Cor, 300 Compression, restricted flight softball may be used.
Mandatory Coaches/Captains’ Meeting : A mandatory coaches/captains’ meeting and softball rules interpretation clinic will be held prior to the start of the season. The rules clinic will be conducted by a representative from the contracted umpire provider. All new teams to the Arlington County softball league must have a representative in attendance. The meeting date/time/location are TBD.
Makeup Games: Make-up games will typically be played on the regular night of play at the end of the season. In some cases, make-up games will be played on alternate nights of play including Fridays and weekends.
Awards: At the conclusion of the regular season, the team in each league with the highest point total as determined by the league point system will receive championship t-shirts. The champion and runner-up teams of the post season tournament will receive a team trophy.