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Welcome to the 2017 AHYAA softball season.  AHYAA softball is organized into four house leagues and a travel program.  All of our leagues emphasize having fun while learning softball fundamentals.  To register for softball please click here, or click on the "Online Registration" tab under the Softball menu on the main AHYAA page.

Important Dates

 

Coach Pitch

Registration:               Open

Evaluations:                N/A (there are no evaluations for the Coach Pitch League)

Team Formation:         2017 managers meeting is scheduled for April 19

Practices:                     begin in late April (or as soon as teams are formed)

Games:                        mid-May through the end of June

Playoffs:                       N/A (there are no playoffs in the Coach Pitch League)

Juniors/Majors/Varsity

Registration:                Open, but may be subject to waitlist

Evaluations:                March 12, 7:00-8:30 pm, Players U, 412 E. Business Ctr. Dr., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

Team Formation:         2017 managers meetings are scheduled for March 22 (Juniors and Varsity) and April 6 (Majors)

Practices:                     begin in late March / early April (or as soon as teams are formed)

Games:                        first weekend in May through the end of June

Playoffs:                       end of June

Redbirds Travel Program

Tryouts:                       8u and 10u post-season teams – May

                                   8u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 14u, and 16u full-time teams (as applicable) – July

Practices:                     varies depending on team

Games:                        8u and 10u post-season teams – tournaments are generally held in July

                                   10u, 11u, 12u, 14u, and 16u full-time teams – NSFPL season runs from May through June with no playoffs;                                    tournament schedules vary, but generally run from Spring through Fall

                                   Players on the 8u full-time team will participate in the 2017 house league, and will play                                                                    games/tournaments against other 8u travel teams as determined by the 8u manager

 

General Information

Coach Pitch League

The Coach Pitch League is for girls in 1st and 2nd grade.  This is a coach-pitch league with teams that are formed by the league.

For more information on the Coach Pitch League please visit the Coach Pitch section of our website by clicking here.

Juniors League

The Juniors League is for girls in 3rd and 4th grade.  This is a player-pitch league with teams that are formed by the league.

For more information on the Juniors League please visit the Juniors section of our website by clicking here.

Majors League

The Majors League is for girls in 5th and 6th grade.  This is a player-pitch league with teams that are formed via a draft.

For more information on the Majors League please visit the Majors section of our website by clicking here.

Varsity League

The Varsity League is for girls in 7th and 8th grade.  This is a player-pitch league with teams that are formed via a draft.

For more information on the Varsity League please visit the Varsity section of our website by clicking here.

Redbirds Travel Program

In 2017 the Redbirds travel program will field post-season teams for girls at the 8u and 10u levels, and full-time teams for girls at the 8u, 11u, and 12u levels.  To be eligible for a given team the player must be the appropriate age as of January 1 of the year in question.  For example, to play on a 2017 10u team, the player must be no older than 10 as of January 1, 2017.  Tryouts will be held for teams at all levels, and the number of teams fielded will be determined based on turnout. 

For more information on the Redbirds Travel program please visit the Redbirds section of our website by clicking here.

Comments or Questions

If you have any comments or questions please contact: 

Softball Commissioner - Dan Blumenfeld at dan010469@gmail.com or (847) 987-9712 (cell).

Travel Program Coordinator - Gina Meyer at redbirds7@yahoo.com.

Coach Pitch League Rep. – Al Marchetti at almarchetti29@gmail.com or (708) 826-1453 (cell).

Juniors League Rep. – Al Marchetti at almarchetti29@gmail.com or (708) 826-1453 (cell).

Majors League Rep. – Mark Grossman at mgrossman@grossmanlegal.com or (773) 879- 5564 (cell).

Varsity League Rep. – Dan Blumenfeld at dan010469@gmail.com or (847) 987-9712 (cell).

Umpire Coordinator (Juniors and Majors) - Mark DeFilippo mjd0929@wowway.com or (847) 436-8825 (cell).

Umpire Coordinator (Varsity) - Harold Morton at hmcump@aol.com or (847) 404-3048.

Equipment Coordinator - Michele Holifield at mkholifield@yahoo.com or (847) 870-0081 (AHYAA office).