(Info provided by the Stittsville Minor Softball Association.)
In-person registration for the Stittsville Minor Softball Association (SMSA) is March 11th at Sobey’s in Stittsville where payments can be dropped off or registration can be completed. Coaches and members of the SMSA executive will be in attendance to answer any questions parents and kids might have about playing softball or coaching a team. Registration can also be done on-line at http://www.stittsvillesoftball.org/ . Registration closes on March 27th. Playing starts May 1st.
Highlights for the upcoming season include: for House League teams, there will be skill assessment sessions on April 17th and 18th; for the Fun League, a coaches clinic is scheduled for April 25th which is a great opportunity to learn about basic skill development for younger players; an umpire training clinic on April 11th is a great program to learn umpiring and to earn money; and try-outs for Selects teams on April 25th and 26th and Tier 2 teams on March 28th and 29th. Please see the calendar at the SMSA website for more details.
It isn’t necessary to have previous experience playing softball to have fun in the SMSA. Teams are formed with players of all abilities and new friendships are formed throughout the season. Year end tournaments for the House League will be held respectively on the weekends of June 19th to 21st for Mite and Squirt and June 25th to 28th for older players. Fun Day for the Fun League will be held June 6th with the season continuing to June 26th. SMSA looks forward to seeing new and returning players on the field; Play Ball!