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SYC Softball

 
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Thank You
Raventek
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Mr. Will Smith
for the
Pitching Machine Donation!

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Field Status

Fairfax County field status is updated M-F after 3pm.  Any field close signs posted at the field take precedence over the website or dial-in number.

The status of elementary school fields are determined by coaches.   Guideline: If you can leave a footprint on a muddy field, the field is closed.

SYC Softball Hitting/Pitching Clinic

SYC softball is sponsoring an upcoming softball hitting/pitching clinic with Coach Jordan Foster, Saturday, 9/30, 5pm-7pm, at South Run field #3.  This is free to all girls playing SYC softball at the 10U to 18U level this fall; no additional registration required.  Coach Jordan is a travel softball coach and former commissioner of Herndon Reston Youth Softball. 

Jordan will be back to do a 2nd clinic with us, Saturday afternoon 10/14, more info to come on this.

9/30 clinic format:

  • 5pm-5:40pm - hitting - 10U and 12U age groups
  • 5:40pm - 6:20pm - pitching - 10U to 18U (players should bring a catcher)
  • 6:20pm-7pm - hitting - 14U to 18U age groups

    The mission of SYC Softball is to offer Springfield area youth the opportunity to play house level softball in a controlled environment that provides entertainment and enjoyment. In addition, SYC Softball will focus on development of softball skills to prepare youth for participation in high school programs at the varsity and junior varsity level. SYC Softball is designated as a girl’s sport; however, any boy that wishes to play is welcome to participate.

    AGES:

    18 and under (18U) Division - ages 13-18

    12 and under (12U) Division - ages 11-12

    10 and under (10U) Division - ages 9-10

     8 and under (8U) Division – ages 8 and under

    League age is determined by an individual’s age as of December 31 of the previous calendar year in accordance with Amateur Softball Association (ASA) code. The 8U Division generally consists of ages 6 through 8 in the spring and 5 through 8 in the fall, though family requests for players younger than the minimum age will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Where a player’s skill level is such that they are no longer challenged at their normal age group, a family request for that player to play up with older players will generally be favorably considered.

    Softball Age Groups - Fall 2017

    League Age Range
    8U Born in years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
    10U Born in years 2006, 2007
    12U Born in years 2004, 2005
    18U Born in years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS

    We are always looking for experienced high school players to help with any of the following:

    • Umpiring 10U rec league games
    • Assistant coach / helping at practices at the 8U, 10U, or 12U level

    Time commitment is flexible, depending on your schedule.  This is a great way to get volunteer hours and also add something to your resume, including a reference letter from the softball commissioner.  Please email softball@sycva.com for additional information.

    Softball Sponsors

    Sponsored by Kositzka, Wicks, & Company, CPAs

    Kositzka, Wicks, & Company, CPAs

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    Sponsored by Classic Photography & Imaging

    Classic Photography & Imaging

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