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Softball - Rookies Overview

Rookies (softball) Rules *Updated 2017 (PDF)

At this level, players will have fun while learning the basics of the game of softball.

  • Age: 6-8 year olds
  • Hitting: Players will hit off coach pitch or a mechanical pitching machine.
  • Field Size: The field size is 60-foot base path and pitching is at 35 feet
  • Ball Type: 11 inch softball
  • Team Formation: Teams are formed randomly by a player agent though, at this level, they do try to accommodate "buddy requests", allowing kids to play with friends.


Girls 5 - 6 years old are encouraged to play t-ball on co-ed teams.

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