SOFTBALL REGISTRATION

(For BASEBALL registration, click here).
(For T-BALL registration, click here).

SOFTBALL REGISTRATION STEPS

Review each step BEFORE registering online:

1 Find your Little League Age and Division
2 Verify you live in or attend a school in the Issaquah Little League Boundary using Little League Finder
3 Review the Division calendar
4 Special Cases: Scholarships
5 Special Cases: Managers, Coaches, Umpires, and Other Volunteers
6 Register for the 2018 ILL Softball Season (Registration opens November 1, 2017)

Registration, refund & confidentiality policies

 
Softball Divisions

LITTLE LEAGUE AGE CHART

SOFTBALL DIVISIONS

A Ages 6-7- Children age 6 are eligible if they have already completed one year in T-Ball. At this level we continue to focus on learning the basis and coaches pitch to the players using a soft 10" safety softball. Emphasis is on basic skills, teamwork and fun. Team are organized by school as much as possible. Expect either a game and a practice or two games each week.
AA Ages 7-8- At this level of play there is increased focus on basic skills, teamwork, respect for coaches and umpires, and the rules of the game while still retaining a fun atmosphere. Coaches pitch to the players using a soft safety 11" softballl. Team formation is based upon home school as much as possible. Expect either a game and a practice or two games each week..
AAA Age 9- Players pitch for the first time and stealing is introduced! Coaches still pitch to a player because walks are not allowed, although strike outs are. This is the entry into competitive baseball with increased emphasis on basic skills, playmaking decisions, teamwork along with respect for umpires and coaches. Intensity level of play appropriately increased. Safety 11" softballs are used. Balanced teams are formed as Managers DRAFT players to be on their team using results from the mandatory Skills Evaluation. Scorekeeping and game scores are all introduced. Expect one practice and one game each week OR two games a week.
Coast Age 10- The level of competition increases as players pitch with steals allowed. Emphasis on basic skills, playmaking decisions, teamwork and respect for umpires and coaches. 11" regulation softball will be used. Balanced teams are formed as Managers DRAFT players to be on their team using results from the mandatory Skills Evaluation. Scorekeeping and game scores are kept. Expect one practice and two games each week or two games.
Majors Ages 11-12- Advanced, competitive play. Emphasis on refining of all skills learned at previous levels. Balanced teams are formed as Managers DRAFT players to be on their team using results from the mandatory Skills Evaluation. 12" regulation softball will be used. Those players not assigned to a Majors team are automatically entered into the Coast level. Scorekeeping and game scores are kept. Expect one practice and two games each week or two games.

Juniors (Age 13-14)

Ages 13-14- Advanced, competitive play. Players must be ready to add more skill and strategy to their game. Defensive awareness along with knowing where to make the play and how to run the bases becomes a more critical part of the game.
 
2 ISSAQUAH LITTLE LEAGUE BOUNDARY

Please use Find My League to determine the league boundary for your home or school you attend.

Issaquah Little League boundary is based on the geographic attendance area of the following Issaquah School District Elementary Schools which feed into Pacific Cascade Middle School, Issaquah Middle School and a portion of Maywood Middle School:

Clark Elementary 100% of attendance area
Cougar Ridge Elementary 100% of attendance area
Grand Ridge Elementary 100% of attendance area
Issaquah Valley Elementary 100% of attendance area
Maple Hills Elementary 100% of attendance area
Sunset Elementary 100% of attendance area
Apollo Elementary
  • North of SE 128th from 164th Ave SE to 212th Ave SE
  • East of 164th Ave SE from SE 128th to May Valley Rd

  • Be sure you live or attend a school within the boundaries before registering, we cannot refund your registration processing fee of $25 if you live outside the Issaquah Little League boundaries.
  • If you live outside the Issaquah Little League boundary in a neighboring league and wish to play in Issaquah, you must follow the Little League International Waiver Accommodation process to request permission from your League's President for a specific reason. This Waiver, if approved, lasts for one season and removes your child from any All-Star eligibility in either league. Contact the Player Agent for more information.
  • If you are uncertain about whether you live in Issaquah Little League boundaries please use Find My League or contact the Player Agent.
 
3 DIVISION CALENDAR

2018 Season Calendar (preliminary) A AA AAA Coast Majors Juniors
Registration Opens Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1
Price $130 $130 $175 $175 $175 $245
Softball Skills & Diamond Drills Jan - Feb Jan - Feb Jan - Feb Jan - Feb Jan - Feb Jan - Feb
Early Registration Discount ($25) Ends 12/31 Ends 12/31 Ends 12/31 Ends 12/31 Ends 12/31 Ends 12/31
Skills Evaluation None If AAA Play Up TBD TBD TBD

TBD

Team Formation School / Area School / Area Assigned by Draft Assigned by Draft Assigned by Draft

Assigned by Draft

Managers Named Early March Early March Late Jan Late Jan Late Jan TBD
Teams Announced Mid March Mid March Late Feb Late Feb Late Feb Late Feb
# Teams Expected 3 3 2 3 2 1
Roster Size 10 10 12 12 12 12
Practice Start Mid March Mid March Early Mar Early Mar Early Mar Early Mar
Events per Week 2 2 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3
Regular Season Games 12 12 14 14 14 14
Game Days of Week 1 weekday and Sat 1 weekday and Sat 1-2 weekday and Sat 1-2 weekday including Fri no Sat 1-2 weekday including Fri no Sat Varies
Practice Days of Week Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies
All-Stars Announced N/A N/A June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018
# All-Stars N/A N/A N/A Up to 12 Up to 12 Up to 12

 
4 SCHOLARSHIPS

Registration Fee Scholarship
  • Issaquah Little League offers scholarships for families where our fee would present a hardship. During registration indicate your Scholarship request by selecting the appropriate Division scholarship level and use the text box to explain the circumstances that make the scholarship necessary.
  • Scholarships will not cover the Late Fee under any circumstances
  • Contact the Player Agent for more information
Equipment Scholarship
 
5 MANAGERS, COACHES, UMPIRES, AND OTHER VOLUNTEERS

MANAGER or COACH
  • If you are going to Volunteer to Manager or Coach, register your child first and then create a new an additional registration selecting "2016 Softball - Coaches & Volunteers" from the registration menu and enter your own information and the age group you wish to Coach or Manage. (Remember in softball the MANAGER is the "Head Coach" while the COACH is the "Assistant Coach")
  • Once you register as Manager or Coach you will receive an email with an attached PDF. Follow instructions precisely to submit your identification information for a Little League mandatory BACKGROUND CHECK. Contact our League Secretary for more info.
UMPIRE
  • If you plan to be a volunteer Adult Umpire or a paid Junior Umpire you will need to create a new registration selecting Umpire from the registration menu. Remember, you must have an account for your family before you can register.
  • Once you register as Adult or Junior Umpire you will receive an email with an attached PDF. Follow instructions precisely to submit your identification information for a Little League mandatory BACKGROUND CHECK. Contact our League Secretary for more info.
  • Read about the program and training requirements on our Umpire page or contact our Chief Umpire for more info.
OTHER VOLUNTEERS
  • If you are going to Volunteer in any capacity from Scorekeeper, Snack Parent, or Board of Directors, create a an additional registration for yourself selecting "2016 Softball - Coaches & Volunteers" from the registration menu and entering your own information and the age group you wish to volunteer for.
  • Once you register as a Volunteer, you will receive an email with an attached PDF. Follow instructions precisely to submit your identification information for a Little League mandatory BACKGROUND CHECK. Contact our League Secretary for more info.
 

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