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Fall Ball

08/23/2022, 8:45pm PDT
By NadiaM

Registration for Fall Ball is now open for players U7-U13

CLICK HERE to register
 

Fall Ball sessions will offer skills development and/or a scrimmage. The cost is $30 per player for all 4 sessions.

All sessions run on Saturdays at London Park as follows:

  • U7 (2016-2017)   Saturdays 11-12:45 (D3)
  • U9 (2014-2015)  Saturdays 1:00-2:45 (D3)
  • U11 (2012-2013)  Saturdays 11-12:45 (D2)
  • U13 (2010-2011) Saturdays 1:00-2:45 (D2)

Sessions will run on the following dates:

  • September 10th
  • September 17th
  • September 24th
  • October 1st

Note:

  • Sessions require a minimum of 10 players to be viable.
  • Refunds will be issued in the event there are insufficient registrations received by September 8.

What to Wear

  • Dress for outdoor training in layers - runners, loose clothing
  • Bring batting helmet, bat, glove, infield mask, and water bottle

Islanders Rep Tryouts ***UPDATED***

08/20/2022, 2:15pm PDT
By NadiaM

Registration for Islanders Rep Tryouts for the upcoming 2022-23 season is open now!

Please CLICK HERE to sign up.

RGSA offers the Richmond Islanders Rep program ("A" or "B" division) for players interested in playing competitive softball to a higher level in the U13 to U19 age categories.

Players interested in playing rep softball must attend annual tryouts in September and will be selected based on skills and abilities. Players joining rep teams commit to a more intensive program, with practices starting in the Fall.

Tryouts will be held on the following dates and times at London Park:

Team Age Category Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Islanders 2011B U13

Sept 7th (Wed) 5:30-7:30 (D2)

Sept 12th (Mon) 5:30-7:30 (D2)

Sept 17th (Sat) 1-3pm (D1)
Islanders 2010B U13

Sept 11th (Sun) 2-4pm (D2)

Sept 13th (Tues) 5:30-7:30 (D2)  
Islanders 2009B U15

Sept 8th (Thur) 5:30-7:30 (D2)

Sept 11th (Sun) 10am-12 (D1)

***NEW***

Sept 18th (Sun)

10am-12pm

Islanders 2008B U15

Sept 8th (Thur) 6-8pm (D1)

Sept 11th (Sun) 10am-12 (D2)  
Islanders 2007B U17

Sept 10th (Sat) 12-2pm (D1)

Sept 14th (Wed) 5:30-7:30 (D2)  
Islanders 2006B U17 Sept 6th (Tues) 6-8pm (D1)

Sept 10th (Sat) 2-4pm (D1)

Sept 17th (Sat) 10-11:30am (D1)
Islanders 2005B U19

Sept 10th (Sat) 10am-12 (D1)

Sept 12th (Mon) 6-8pm (D1)  
Islanders 2004B U19

Sept 7th (Wed) 6-8p (D1)

Sept 10th (Sat) 9-11am (D2)  

 

Little Blue

08/20/2022, 12:15pm PDT
By BarryR

Congratulations to John on the arrival of his grandson - the newest member of our blue crew!

Islanders 2007B Battle for Bronze!

05/03/2022, 6:45pm PDT
By NadiaM

Islanders 2007B battled for bronze on May 1 at the North Shore Tournament with a nail-biting one-run loss 9-8 after 7 innings against Stars 07.

Islanders 2009B Win Gold!

05/03/2022, 6:45pm PDT
By NadiaM

Congratulations to the Islanders 2009B team for winning gold at the SSWR U13B Tournament.

The team succeeded with a short roster to pull off a 6-0 record.

Islanders 2005B Win Gold!

04/27/2022, 7:30am PDT
By NadiaM

Congratulations to our Islanders 2005B team who won gold at the South Surrey White Rock U17B tournament!

Check out the article in the Richmond News:

https://www.richmond-news.com/local-sports/richmond-islanders-grab-gold-at-softball-city-5296856

2022 Tournaments

12/22/2021, 11:45am PST
By NadiaM

Registration is now open on our website: https://www.rgsa.ca/tournaments

New Age Groups for 2022

08/30/2021, 4:15pm PDT
By NadiaM

***9/2/2021: updated to correct typo for U15***

We would like to advise all members of the changes to age groups, ball size, and pitching distances for the upcoming 2022 season. These changes have been introduced by Softball Canada.

RGSA will be making adjustments to align with these changes for the upcoming 2022 season.

***Please note that rep softball will start for players in U13; players born in 2011 will be eligible to attend tryouts in September 2022 for the 2023 season***

Age Group Birth Year Ball Size Pitching Distance
U7 2015, 2016, 2017 11" N/A
U9 2013, 2014 11" 30 ft
U11 2011, 2012 11" 35 ft
U13 2009, 2010 11" 38 ft
U15 2007, 2008 12" 40 ft
U17 2005, 2006 12" 43 ft
U19 2003, 2004 12" 43 ft
U23 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 12" 43 ft
Adult Women 1998 and earlier 12" 43 ft

 

Code of Conduct & Ethics

06/16/2021, 11:00pm PDT
By RGSA Executive

Feature: Adult Women's Softball

01/26/2020, 1:45pm PST
By NadiaM

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