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Avon Junior Athletic Association

Fall Rec Softball Program Overview


OVERVIEW
AJAA offers recreational and instructional leagues in girls' Co-Ed tee ball (6U), coach pitch (8U) and fast pitch (10U and up) softball intended to:
 - Involve everyone in a positive team experience
 - 
Develop fundamental softball skills
 - 
Build player confidence
 - 
Emphasize player effort to play well
 - 
Practice good sportsmanship
 - 
Consider all players as WINNERS regardless of score!

**Playing age for Fall 2021 Rec Softball determined by age of player as of 12.31.2021 (The age of your daughter as of December 31, 2021 will determine what division she will play in during the Fall league.

Please note – AJAA Softball will no longer guarantee coach requests and/or ride share requests. This matches up to the policies of the other communities in our league. Head Coaches will be able to pick ONE assistant coach prior to the draft. All coaches will have their own daughter(s) and their assistant’s daughter(s) on their team. After those players are set, a snake draft will occur. *Siblings will automatically be placed on the same team.

AGE DIVISIONS

6U is the same as the Little League Co-Ed T-BALL League (register under 2021 Spring Little League Baseball - TeeBall)

Click HERE for information regarding 8U League

Click HERE for information regarding 10U League

Click HERE for information regarding 12U League

Click HERE for information regarding 13-18U League

Click HERE for surrounding communities locations

FALL REC SOFTBALL SEASON

(PLEASE NOTE: season dates could shift a little based on any state wide mandates for COVID-19)
 - Fall Rec Softball practices will start July 6, 2021.
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Opening Day for Fall Rec Softball will be August 7, 2021
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Double-Header Softball Games with Partnering Communities will begin August 21, 2021 (this date is subject to change based off of our partnering communities agreed upon schedule)
 - Double Elimination Tournament for 8U, 10U, 12U, and 13-18U typically begins around late September to early October
 - Fall Rec Softball concludes before Fall Break
 - No Games will be played over Labor Day Weekend
 - Please see our Fall 2021 Softball Season Calendar for a more in-depth season schedule

COST
Co-Ed Tee Ball: $80
8U: $125
10U: $140
12U: $140
13-18U: $140

Interested in knowing what a registration fee covers?  Click HERE for details.

REGISTRATION
Regular Registration for Fall Rec Softball opens May 14, 2021 and closes on June 25, 2021
NO LATE REGISTRATION - no exceptions!


*
Refund Policy – Please view our refund policy HERE
**
For info on how refunds will be handled should the season be cancelled due to COVID-19 click HERE.


EVALUATIONS
Thursday July 15th, 6pm at the AJAA Fields

DRAFTS

8U, 10U, 12U, and 13-18U teams will be formed via a snake draft with head coaches only shortly after registration closes.

6U Co-Ed Teams will be formed randomly by the softball & baseball commissioners with team rosters handed out to head coaches shortly after registration closes.
**PLEASE NOTE: AJAA will no longer guarantee coach requests and/or ride share requests.  This matches up to the policies of other communities in our league.  Head Coaches will be able to pick ONE assistant coach prior to the draft.  All coaches will have their own daughters and their assistant's daughter(s) on their team.  After those players are set, a snake draft will occur.  
*Siblings will automatically be placed on the same team.

HEAD COACHES & ASSISTANT COACHED NEEDED

AJAA is always in need of head coaches and assistant coaches to coach our softball teams for the season.  If you would like to coach, please be sure to “volunteer” when registering your child in your AJAA account so you appear on our coaches list.  YOU MUST REGISTER YOURSELF TO BE A HEAD COACH OR ASSISTANT COACH!

All coaches must pass a background check to be “cleared” by AJAA to coach.  Those coaches who coached basketball or spring baseball/softball will not be required to pass a new background check. 

Any new head coaches that sign up must pass their background check prior to the draft meeting or they will not be able to attend drafts to pick their team.

GEAR REQUIRED
AJAA will provide players with uniform shirts and matching softball socks.  Players Co-Ed TeeBall and 8U may wear shorts or softball pants (whatever they are comfortable in).  Players in 10U and up leagues are encouraged to wear black softball pants. No metal cleats are allowed in any of our leagues.  Please see above informational paragraphs for each league for a more detailed equipment list.

Dicks Sporting Goods Special Offers

AJAA Softball Spirit Wear Store

Click HERE to order your AJAA Softball spirit wear!
Hurry! Store closes August 23, 2021

Volunteer opportunities

AJAA Fall Softball is not able to operate without volunteers.  We appreciate your support and your commitment to volunteer as a League Coordinator, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, or other Softball Committee positions.  

2021 Softball Committee and OPEN POSITIONS - WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!


COMMISSIONER

Jessie McCoy - [email protected]

LEAGUE COORDINATORS

We are currently looking for league level League Coordinators.  If you are interested, please contact AJAA Softball Commissioner - [email protected]
Criminal Background Check required

HEAD COACHES

Volunteer Coaches are needed for every league, every team.  Please consider registering as a coach when registering your child.  
Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts.  More details on that to come.  
Criminal Background Check Required.

ASSISTANT COACHES
Assistant Coaches are also needed.  Please consider registering as an assistant coach when registering your child. 
Criminal Background Check Required

Rec Softball Rules & Schedule


Fall Softball CoEd TeeBall Rules click HERE
Fall Softball 8U Rules - click HERE
Fall Softball 10U-18U Rules - click HERE

Season Calendar


2021 Fall Softball Season Calendar click HERE!

*last updated 7.7.21

surrounding communities facilities

Check HERE for surrounding communities addresses soon!


Team/player/parent communication

AJAA Coaches will utilize Game Changer/Team Manager to communicate with players/families.  Please download the Game Changer/Team Manager app on your smartphone.  Once your player is rostered to a team, you will see your player's team info.  Click HERE for the Game Changer/Team Manager info sheet.

Parents corner

Are you wondering how to make sure you receive AJAA emails?  Click HERE

coaches corner

"How to" videos for Coaches/Volunteers:

For info on how to move home plate click HERE

For info on how to move bases click HERE

For info on how to drag/prepare the fields click HERE



Coaches Clinic 6.30.20 Handouts
Season Info Doc - click HERE
AJAA Chain of Communication - click HERE
Game Changer/Team Manager app info - click HERE
AJAA Athletic Code of Conduct - click HERE
Call for Coaches resource - click HERE

Coaching is Teaching at It's Best by Bud Boughton - click HERE to order

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Contact

Avon Junior Athletic Association
866 S County Rd 625 E 
Avon, Indiana 46123

Phone: 317-839-5480
Email: [email protected]

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