Last Updated: June 27, 2017
  • League Meeting January 18, 2017
  • Coach's Meeting May 17, 2017

12U State Tournaments

June 27, 2017 – 08:24 PM

The top five teams in the 12U Tier I State Qualifier will be advancing to the following State Tournaments:

Waite Park Blue Tier 4 Rockford
Annandale Red Tier 6 Champlin Park
Brownton Cubs Tier 7 Ham Lake
Litchfield Green Tier 8 Hastings
Maple Lake Tier 9 Coon Rapids

 
Click here for State Tournament Rules

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT

  1. Coaches, please arrive 1 hour prior to first game to check in and provide the following information. 
    • Turn in a signed copy of your approved Minnesota Roster.  The liability waiver language is required for insurance purposes.  This is for ALL ages, no exception.  Go to http://www.josoftball.com.
    • Bring your players Birth Certificates (only if not provided with on-line roster, you will see "verified" next to players name if you did) and have them available if an issue comes up and an umpire requests to see one.  Do not turn in.
  2. Gate fee is $100.00 made payable to the host site.
  3. Balls are supplied by Minnesota Softball.
  4. Support your host by purchasing their concessions.  No grilling in parking lots or at the facility.
  5. 2017 Minnesota Softball State Tournament t-shirts will be available for purchase at all host sites.
  6. Have fun.

 


 

Coach Meeting Powerpoint

May 19, 2017

Click here to review the Powerpoint presentation from the coaches meeting.

Coach Meeting Powerpoint


 

2017 Season Information

January 30, 2017

Notes from the January 18, 2017 League Meeting

Communities present and voting at the meeting were: Watertown/Mayer, Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted, Dassel/Cokato, Litchfield, Brownton, Annandale, Norwood/Young America, Hutchinson.

12U Tier I: Will begin league play June 5th.  They will play one complete round and have State Qualifier on June 24-25.  Approximately half of the teams will qualifier for the USA State tournament on July 8-9th.  League play will continue to the end of July with and conclude with a one day season ending tournament based on season standings.  For this one season there will be increase in league fees for adding the additional tournament.

DOUBLE ROSTERED PLAYERS: Updated wording to read as follows "Each player may only participate in one State Qualifier and/or League Tournament.  A player wanting to participate in more than one event much have prior approval from the League Director".

WAITE PARK: It was voted to allow Waite Park 12U teams to join our league.  Waite Park is now following up with their parents to make a decision.  Certain games with extensive driving distances (NYA, Brownton, Delano) will be played at a natural site (most likely Hutchinson).  Those games my be scheduled on a Friday evening depending on how the schedule falls.

STATE QUALIFIERS & SEASON ENDING TOURNAMENT: State qualifier & season ending tournament hosts being considered are Litchfield, Howard Lake, Norwood & Hutchinson.  If you community would like to be considered please email the Director.

FALL BALL:  Fall ball will be offered through our league again.  Information will be available in late June and player registrations will begin in early July.  The season will begin approximately mid August.

LEAGUE FEES:  League fees will remain unchanged.  10U & 12U Tier II = $240 & 12U Tier I, 14U, 16U & 18U = $390

IMPORTANT DATES:

    1. April 17,2017 – Teams #’s/divisions & field availability due to the League (submit at www.crowriverfastpitch.com)

    2. May 17, 2017 – Coach’s Meeting 7:00pm @ Hutchinson Event Center

    3. June 5, 2017 – Start league play

    4. June 15, 2017 - Rosters due to State (submit at www.minnesotaasa.com)

    5. July 8-9, 2017 – 12U Tier I State Tournaments (location TBD)

    6. July 12, 2017 – Last day for make-up games for 14U & 16U

    7. July 14-15-16, 2017 – 14U/16U State Qualifier (location TBD) (one or two of these dates)

    8. July 22-23, 2017 – 14U/16U/18U State Tournaments (location TBD)

    9. July 24, 2017 – Last day for make-up games for 10U & 12U Tier II

    10. July 29 OR 30, 2017 - 10U Season Ending Tournament – TBD

    11. July 29 OR 30, 2017 - 12U Tier II Season Ending Tournament - TBD


       

 

 

 

2017 Planning Meeting

January 30, 2017

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