About Elk Grove Girls Softball

Elk Grove Girls Softball is fast-pitch softball for players in grades 4Y PreK-12. All experiences are welcome! The playing levels are divided into 5 divisions by grade:

LEAGUE DIVISION GRADE BALL SIZE
Instructional Instructional 4Y Pre K - 1 11-inch
Competitive Ponytail 2 - 3 11-inch
Competitive Sophomore 4 - 5 11-inch
Competitive Junior 6 - 8 12-inch
Competitive Senior 9 - 12 12-inch

For more information about each division, click the Divisions tab at the left. Click Division > [select your division] > [division] Rules.

 
Uniforms
Elk Grove Girls Softball provides the full uniform consisting of jersey, pants, and socks.

Note: Shorts are no longer permitted during games.

Uniforms will be distributed prior to Picture Day.
 
Equipment

Required equipment:

  • Mitt
  • Softball bat
  • Cleats (softball or baseball is fine; no metal spikes)
  • Batting helmet with face guard and chin strap

Optional equipment:

  • Fielder's mask - strongly suggested
  • Batting gloves
  • Gear bag or backpack

Not all equipment is required on the first day of practice. It may help to see what other players have or what is recommended by your manager.

Where can I buy these items?

Dick's Sporting Goods, Meijer, Play It Again Sports, Target, Walmart

 
2019 Softball Season

Instructional - Junior Divisions

After registration closes on March 4:

  • Instructional league - teams are generally formed by school or region. Some exceptions may occur.
  • Competitive league - the board and managers will hold a draft to form the teams.

Once the teams are formed, you will be contacted by your manager approximately the 2nd-3rd week in March, with more information about the team meeting, practice schedule, and locations.

Practices begin Monday, April 1. Practices are held approximately 2 times a week.

Games begin on Monday, May 6. Games are held approximately 2 times a week.

Playoffs begin on Monday, June 24. Championships is scheduled for Saturday, June 29.

Note: All dates are subject to change due to weather or other scheduling conflicts.

Senior Division

The Senior division season begins after the high school season ends. More information coming soon.

Refer to the Softball Calendar at the top right for updated events.

 
Fields
The Elk Grove Park District controls the fields. If it rains, they let us know the condition. If they are closed, no activities are allowed on them, including practices. You will hear from your manager or the EGGS board as soon as possible.

Click the Fields tab at the left for locations.

Note: You do not play on all the fields listed.
 
Team Connect App

Team Connect by Stack Sports (formally known as Blue Star or Bonzi Team) is the app we use to communicate information throughout the season. You will be able to see your team information, including the roster, schedule, alerts and announcements, photos and more!

If you already had the Blue Star or Bonzi Team app downloaded, it should have automatically updated to Team Connect.

Otherwise, you can download the app on Google Play or the Appstore. If you do not already have a Team Connect account, your account will be created after registration.

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Softball Calendar
 
Softball Board