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U19B Cat Wheatley Memorial Tournament Returns

05/03/2022, 7:15pm PDT
By AlG

May 6-8, 2022

Our annual U19B tournament returns for the 2022 season on May 6-8, 2022 in memory of Cat Wheatley.

Cat Wheatley was a former Richmond Islander player who was part of several Richmond Islander teams. She played for the 1993B team and later returned as an Assistant Coach for the Islanders 2000B team. She is missed by everyone in RGSA, including her former team-mates, players, and other coaches. 

We hope to have Cat’s Family present during parts of the tournament and they will be presenting the medals this weekend. Many of our Islanders players wear pink for the tournament, as it was Cat's favourite colour. Diamond 3 has been designated as Diamond 33 Cat’s old jersey number.

We currently have 10 teams in the competition, with local teams and from farther afield, including Kelowna and Victoria.

Round robin play starts Friday, May 6 at London Park and continues Saturday and early Sunday.  Playoffs start Sunday at 1pm, with the finals at 5pm. 

See you at the park!

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:

2022 Tournaments

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

Registration is now open on our website:

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

Congratulations to both teams - Islanders 2000B for winning gold and Islanders 2002B for winning silver!!!

Islanders 2007B Win Gold

07/14/2019, 9:00am PDT
By NadiaM

Congratulations to the Islanders 2007B team, who won gold in their pool at the U12B tournament in Kelowna!