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WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE OF SOUTHERN STAR SOFTBALL

League Meeting Dates

Feb 11 2pm at Fire Station by Caswell Park - 1825 Howard Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003

April 8 2pm at Fire Station by Caswell Park - 1825 Howard Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003

Coaches meeting has not been set yet, will do at the Feb 11th meeting.

League Tournaments

*2018 League Qualifiers:

  • 8U – July 14 in New Ulm

  • 10U – June 23/24 in New Ulm

  • 12U – June 23/24 in Mankato at JC Park and East School

  • 14U – July 14/15 in Mankato at Vo Tech Fields/Caswell

  • 16/18U – July 14/15 in Mankato at Caswell Complex

*2018 State Tournaments - *State tournaments fees for 2018 will remain the same, the only change will be, any teams want to advance to National tournaments must play in the State tournament.

  • 10/12U – July 7/8

  • 14/16/18U – July 21/22

2018 Team Registration

This is the link to register each team. You do not pay through here you pay at the league meeting or mail. To Mail completed application and information to: Brian DeVos 904 9 th St SE Waseca, MN. 56093 before April 15th. League fees (All due at team registration this year). April 8, 2018 or before. 8U teams $25.00/ Southernstar communities or $50.00/ if only playing 8U. This fee will be used to help cover cost of medals given out at there tournaments. 10’s, 12’s, 14’s, 16/18’s teams Due 4/8/2018 $295.00 per team league fee - ($95.00/team, $200.00 league qualifier tournament) $210.00 State tournament fee (if you plan on advancing to State) - any teams want to advance to National tournaments must play in the State tournament. You will not be put in the schedule until fees are paid, we will hold checks for the tournaments if needed.

2017 League Schedules and Coaches List

Score Reporting

You will send in scores after each game to Jan Schwanke email: jan.schwanke@gmail.com or you can text them after the games 507-227-7387 list each town, age and what there scores were of each game.

You can play in the rain, but if its lightning you need to wait 30 minutes from the last seen strike.

If a game gets postponed it needs to be made up, let me know of makeup dates so I can update on the website.

Remember games need to be called by 3pm if you are going to postpone because of weather/heat.

There should be no ties unless you played 1 inning of international rule and it was still tied after the next completed inning, if that happened then note it when submitting scores.

If a game gets cancelled let me know also, if a team forfeits a game let me know too.

If a game was made up from a previous date let me know original date of play.

Score Example: Day of play, list age, upper or lower, team names and scores of each team:

Tues., June 13th 16/18 Tues. Upper

Springfield - 15  Sleepy Eye 2 - 12

Sleepy Eye 2 - 7 Springfield - 2

Requirements for CER Certification

CER (CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS) certification needs to be completed by at least 1 person that is always on the field or dugout - You need to setup an account and select Softball, Girls - Non-MSHSL Coach and your school. CONTINUING EDUCATION ELECTIVES: These two also need to be completed.

Background Checks

Anyone that is in the dugout or on the field over the age of 18 needs to have a background check done. Make sure you have them fill out the General Informed Consent Form: With the notarized consent of the data subject, anyone may request a criminal history record background check.

2017 USA Softball Regional Umpire Clinic

The new USA Softball logoed umpire apparel will be presented at each of the Umpire Clinics. You will be able to try on items for size, see all of the color options, inspect the quality of the new items, and purchase your apparel at reduced or no shipping charges. Details will be reviewed at each of the Umpire Clinics. If you register online and pay prior to your umpire clinic, you need to bring your printed receipt of payment to get your rule book.

2017 USA Softball Minnesota Umpire List

This is a list of umpires who are registered if it says unpaid they have not completed and are not certified. Umpire Registration is also on the top of this page.

Girls Fastpitch Tournaments

This is a list of area USA sanctioned tournaments and State trounaments.

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