The TAYBS Adult Softball league is a co-ed league with the goal of providing an enjoyable, recreational activity for all participants, regardless of skill level. The purpose of these rules is to foster a spirit of friendly competition among the participants which emphasize the social aspects of the game and minimizes opportunity for friction and confrontation.
The league is open to everyone aged 18 and over.
The non-refundable player registration fee for the season will be $40.
There will be 8 teams, with a minimum of 14 and a maximum of 16 players on each.
Batting gloves are REQUIRED this year when at bat due to COVID19 precautions.
Prebuilt teams are allowed, but they must have 14 players minimum. Any prebuilt teams under 14 will have players added to their teams to get up to 16.
Players from the previous season, can request to be played on the same team as last year.
The game will be played with 70’ base paths, and a 50’ pitching distance.
Teams will play with 10 fielders on defense – with at least 2 of them female.
Games are slow pitch “(mostly) swing till you hit”, 7 inning games.
There are no coaches, and each team will designate a “player-captain”.
All games will be played at Craven Field at 15 New Fitchburg Rd, in Townsend, MA.
The Snack Shack will be open for sales with all proceeds going back into our youth programs.
Each team will be designated a color but must come up with their own unique team names.
Games are once a week on Saturday’s and will begin on September 5th and end on October 24th.
Adjusting each week, games will be 95 minutes and scheduled in 105-minute blocks, starting ~105 minutes prior to sunset and going backwards (see end of document for potential schedule).
One day single elimination tournament on the last day of the season. Tournament games will start at 9am and will be ~65 minutes and continue all day in 75-minute blocks.