Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the season run?

The season is dependant on field conditions and weather, but typically runs from the first week of May until the end of June.

 What time are the games?

Games start at 6:30pm

 How long are the games?

The games vary in length depending on age category, but typically range from 45 minutes at the U6 level up to 2.5 hours at the higher levels.

Here are the specific per game time limits for each age category:

  • U6 - No new innings start after 45 minutes of play
  • U8 - No new innings start after 60 minutes of play
  • U10 / U12 - No new inning starts after 90 minutes of play
  • U14 / U16 / U19 - No new inning starts after 120 minutes of play

Where will games be played?

U6 & U8 will ONLY play on the Southside

U10 + will play all over Edmonton and surrounding areas including St. Albert, Beaumont and Sherwood Park

What equipment is required?

U6 & U8 - A glove and running shoes.  All other equipment including bats & helmets will be provided.

U10+ - Batting helmet, a glove and running shoes.  Softball cleats (no metal) and bats are optional.  Pitchers may prefer their own face mask, but team will supply one.

Are there playoffs in this league?

Yes. City playoffs are held at the end of the regular season and generally last 5 days.  Teams may also choose to compete in Provincials and Western Canadian playoffs. 

What days of the week will my child play?

U6 - Tuesday & Thursday

U8 - Monday & Wednesday

U10 - Tuesday & Thursday

U12 - Monday & Wednesday

U14 - Tuesday & Thursday

U16 - Monday & Wednesday

U19 - Tuesday & Thursday

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Upcoming Events

Jun. 01, 2019

Deadline for Provincials forms
Be sure to download the form and submit to Softball Alberta no later than today.

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Jun. 04, 2019

Last chance to withdraw from Cities
Coaches - Last day to withdraw your team from City Championships. Email non-participation to

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Jun. 19, 2019 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

City Championships
City championships. Your team can be expected to play any day this week (Wed - Sun), not just your regular game days.

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