6U League

4, 5, or 6 years old

UpdatedSunday March 6, 2022 byDGSA.

In order to play in the 6U league, girls must be 4, 5, or 6 years old as of January 1 of that season.

The 6U teams will play on Monday & Wednesday nights at 5:00pm or 6:30pm.  Practices will begin towards the end of April and the regular season games will begin in the middle of May.  The season will be completed by July 4th.  Games will consist of 45 minutes of practice time and a 45 minute game, progressing to more game time than practice time by the end of the season.  Games will not be scored and outs will not be counted.


League Objectives

The objective of this league is to introduce these athletes to softball. This is a non-competitive league. No games will be scored. No League standings are kept. Active involvement from each athlete is the top priority for this league. Throughout the season the girls should be taught the following fundamentals:

  • Proper safety procedures (wearing helmets, etc.)
  • How to wear a softball glove properly
  • How to hold a bat properly
  • Fundamentals of throwing a softball
  • Fundamentals of fielding a softball
  • Basic Rules such as how to score a run, how to make an out, what are a strike and a ball
  • The fundamentals of each position (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)
  • Basic softball strategy


Cost

$50 per player (Save $10 by registering before February 1st).  Includes the usage of bats, helmets, and catching equipment.  Each player is to provide their own glove.  A team shirt will also be provided.


Registration

Registration begins in early January and runs to March 5th.


Contact Info

If you have any questions about this league, please contact the 6U league coordinator: U6comissioner@dpgsa.com


League Rules

U-6 League Rules