SOFTBALL

Terms 1 and 4, 2017

Burnside Primary School offers Softball as a core After School Sport for students in Years 3 – 7. The season commences in Term 1 and then recommences in Term 4 for the second half of the season (Terms 1 & 4).

FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE SOFTBALL ASSOCIATIONS WEBSITE AT: http://sajsa.wordpress.com/ 

All matches are played at various schools within the Southern Areas Junior Softball Association Zone. Schools situated in this zone include; Mercedes College, Hawthorndene Primary, Loreto College, Coromandel Valley Primary, Black Forest Primary, Mitcham Primary, Pulteney, Westbourne Park Primary.

Matches are played on Saturday mornings commencing at either 8:30am or 9:45am

The minimum length of a Softball Game shall be 55 minutes from the first pitch.  Once an even innings has been completed after 55 minutes into the match, no new innings may be started.

The home playing ground for Burnside Primary School is on the School Oval - 11 High Street Burnside

Grading –

‘A’ Grade for players up to and including Year 7

‘B’ Grade for players up to and including Year 5

TEAMS WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED FOR THE ENTIRE SEASON. THE SPORTS SUB COMMITTEE HOWEVER WILL ATTEMPT TO ACCOMODATE NEW PLAYERS TO THE TEAM IF POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE.

Weather Policy

  • 8:30am - games are to be held irrespective of the forecast temperature.  The coaches will make a decision to modify/ reduce game time on the day.
  • 9:45am - games are automatically cancelled if the forecast temperature in Friday’s Advertiser is 38'c and above. 
  • If rain is forecast or occurs, teams are to attend and the coaches will make a decision as to whether play is to occur.

Rules:

To view the 2016 Softball Rules please click
here

 
Equipment required:

· Mouth guards are compulsory and must be provided by parents/caregivers

· Burnside Primary softball shirt, glove and socks provided

· Players must wear either shorts or leggings – no skirts allowed

· Burnside cap (see Sports Administrator - Brad Schutz)

The School Softball Delegate for 2017 is Keren Faulkner - 0418 837 054