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2022 Winter Season Online Registration Now Available

Online Registration for the 2022 Winter Season is NOW available and will end on November 30th at 6pm EST. If you intend to play during the 2022 Winter Season it is essential you complete registration before the deadline. Players missing the deadline will be placed on a stand-by list.

Click here to register.

The deadline is essential, especially this year. With the continuing COVID-19 issues a number of players may or may not decide to play this year. The number of players registering will allow the BSS Board Of Directors to plan accordingly.

There will be opportunities to register at GT Bray Park (November 15th, 18th, 22nd, & 29th) after games are completed. Registration at GT Bray will not be available on Thanksgiving Day (November 25th).

The registration form will ask for your name, email, December Phone Number, Florida Arrival Date and Departure Date. (The Arrival & Departure Dates will utilize a pop-up calendar.) Important: The Name provided at Registration will be used for the Magnetic Board Name Tags, email correspondence, and other Softball Reporting. (I.E. If you want to be known as Mike don’t sign up as Michael). Whatever name you provide at registration should be less than 25 characters (including spaces).

The form will ask for the positions you CAN play. Please be flexible. Also be realistic concerning what league (Competitive or Recreational) you sign up for.

If you require a runner please check the appropriate box requesting a runner. Remember players under 80 will be requested to provide a medical reason for utilizing a runner. On the Tuesday And Thursday competitive leagues batters WILL be required to run to first base.

Players WILL be required to sign an Athletic Waiver and Release of Liability and complete emergency contact information at the field as a condition for participation.

Start time for our games moved to 9AM

Starting this Thursday, Nov 11, 2022, the games with start at 9:00AM.

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Player Dues

The 4th Quarter dues will be $20 for November and December

We encourage the use of Paypal or Credit Card, since we are transitioning from cash and checks.  

You can also pay the usual way (cash or check) to Barbara or Jack Gjeldum at the field.

Weekly Batting Practice being held at Buffalo Creek, starting at 8:30

Batting practice is held on Saturday mornings, starting at 8:30 am, at the Buffalo Creek ball diamond (closest to the Middle School).
If it is occupied, we will try to be on the football field directly behind it. If that is taken, we will try to be on one of the Little League fields.
(parking for those fields are accessed through the driveway to the golf course. )
 
 
Please call the rain out number ( 301-4129) after 7:20 am Saturday to confirm that BP is scheduled!
 

Questionable Field Conditions?

Call our information line at 941-301-4129 if there is ever a question about field conditions.  The league coordinator will update the message on this line as soon as he knows that the fields will be playable or not playable.

 

 

Softball Items For Sale

Follow this link to see softball-related items for sale from your fellow softball players.

Looking for some softball equipment?

If you have softball equipment you want to sell, send an email to warrenrjwc@gmail.com and I will post it out.


 

About Us

Our Softball League

Our league has continuous competition 52 weeks/year.  We play at GT Bray and Palma Sola Parks in Manatee County.

 

Anyone can play

Our players are 60 and older. Everyone is invited to play.  All that sign up will be guaranteed to play at least one day per week.

 

We play all year

Our play is organized into leagues from January until April and we have pick-up games the rest of the year.  We play double-headers and start early in the morning (usually 8:30 start time).  There is also informal batting practice for those that would like to brush-up on their game

For more information, see this link.