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Olathe Girls Softball 2017 League Preview

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General Information:

  • OGSA offers beginner and competitive leagues in all age groups.
  • All league games will be scheduled to be played on weeknights (Monday through Friday).  Make up games will be played the last week of the season and you could play on any night.
  • Exact schedules and evenings of play for each age group/league will not be known until registration is complete.  At that time the total number of teams in each league will be known and the scheduling process can begin.
  • OGSA is a member of ASA/USA Softball.  ASA Rules form the foundation of OGSA Rules.
  • Age cut-off for all age groups is January 1st.
  • Players in T-ball, 8U, 10U and 12U do not need to be a member of a team to register.  OGSA will form teams in those age groups.  OGSA will assist individual players in the 14U to 18U age groups to find a league team.
  • Competitive/tournament teams hold tryouts for players; OGSA will not assign players to competitive teams from individual registrations without the team manager's permission.  Players looking for a competitive/tournament team can select "Recruiting" under the "Other Member Services" button on this website.
  • Managers may form a team from individual OGSA registrations in the T-ball, 8U, 10U and 12U age groups. Team insurance and team T-shirts are in the individual price of registration.
  • Complete, league-only teams may choose to register as individuals.  This options allows league teams to utilize the OGSA system to invoice team members for League Fees, T-Shirts and Insurance.  If your team would like to use this option, select "Optional Registration" under the "League - 2016 Registration" button above.
  • Managers may also check out team equipment with a refundable deposit of $250.
  • All teams should register in the age division and level they wish to compete.
  • Teams can use any fields or batting cages on a first come/first serve basis through March 20th (End of Spring Break). Assigned time slots for team practices begin March 21st with one field and one batting cage time slot per week for 8U and Kid/Coach pitch. Others will have 2 field nights available.

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Types of Leagues:

T-Ball / Coach Pitch - This league is for beginner players 4-6 years of age. The league is non-competitive with learning basic fundamentals of softball being the goal of this league.

8U Machine Pitch League - This league type is for players 6-8 years of age. The schedule will include 12 games.  Players will be divided into teams within their age group and playing experience.

8U & 10U Player / Coach Pitch League - This league type is for players with little experience in competitive fastpitch softball.  Each team's pitcher will pitch to batters until there are 4 balls on the batter.  A team coach will then pitch to the batter until the batter is out, or the ball is put in play.  There are no walks in this league.

A League - This league is designed for teams playing at the highest level within their age division.

B League - This league is designed for teams with a good foundation of softball skills.

C League - This league is designed for teams that are teaching basic softball skills.  Depending on the age division, there are slight modifications to the rules to allow the players to continue to develop their softball skills.

Premier League -. This league is offered to highly competitive, elite travel teams who are registered A or Gold, and in the age groups of 14U, 16U or 18U. This league's focus is to offer scrimmage opportunities for teams competing at the highest level regionally and nationally, while giving OGSA members of all ages and skill levels an opportunity to see the game of fastpitch softball played at a high level.  Games are played one night per week, and will be scheduled with busy team travel schedules in mind.  The number of games played and dates of play will be tailored to each team's needs.

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League Age Groups:

T-Ball League  - This league is for beginner players 4-6 years of age.  The schedule will include 10 games.  
Registration closes May 8th. Games will begin following Memorial Day (May 30th).

8 & Under League - This league is for players 6-8 years of age. The schedule will include 12 games.

Registration closes March 15th and games will begin the week of April 25th.

10 & Under League - This league is for players 9-10 years of age. The schedule will include 14 games.

Registration closes March 15th and games will begin the week of April 25th.

12 & Under League - This league is for players 11-12 years of age. The schedule will include 14 games.

Registration closes March 15th and games will begin the week of April 25th.

14 & Under League - This league is for players 13-14 years of age. The schedule will include 14 games.

Registration closes May 1st and games will begin mid-May.

16U & 18U League - This league is for players 15-18 years of age. The schedule will include 10 games.

Registration closes May 14th and games will begin the week of June 6th.

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