Recreation

Softball Leagues

ACTIVITY

Leagues are offered for men’s and co-rec teams, with ten starting players per side.  Teams will be scheduled for five weeks of round robin league play, followed by a single elimination playoff bracket.

Co-Rec teams consist of 5 males and 5 females, with batting order alternating male/female.

ENTRY FEE

$100.00 per team

ENTRY DEADLINE

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 @ 5:00pm

PLAYING DAYS/TIMES

Games begin Sunday, April 7th, 2019.  Available offerings below:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Men’s Rainier  11:30am  4:45pm  3:30pm  3:30pm
 2:00pm  7:15pm
Men’s Cascade  3:30pm  6:00pm  4:45pm
 7:15pm
Men’s Olympic 7:15pm  6:00pm
Co-Rec Rainier  12:45pm 3:30pm 4:45pm 4:45pm 4:45pm 3:30pm
 3:15pm  7:15pm
Co-Rec Olympic  6:00pm  6:00pm  7:15pm  6:00pm
ENTRY PROCEDURES
  1. Participants must submit $100 payment & register a team at reg.recreation.uw.edu prior to the entry deadline. Entries will be taken on-line on a first come first serve basis beginning March 25, 2019.
  2. You will receive an access code to our team management site in your confirmation email, after checkout.  For more information on how to complete rosters and view schedules, please go to the Team Management tab.  Entries will be accepted after the deadline if space is available.

Rosters are limited to 20 players per team. Changes to the roster must be made on IMLeagues prior to the last Wednesday of the regular season before the start of playoffs. The seeding of teams into the playoffs will be determined by league standings with various divisions tiered by win-loss records.  Teams will be able to select their first round playoffs games on IMLeagues using staggered access to bracket based on your record.   ONLY teams without a forfeit will be included in the Playoffs.

ELIGIBILITY
  • All current full-time matriculated UW Seattle students and anyone with an IMA membership are eligible. Membership information can be found here.
  • Outdoor Participation Membership available to current faculty/staff (in lieu of a full IMA membership).  For more details go here.
  • Check the Intramural Sports Handbook for additional eligibility requirements.
RULES

Softball Leagues

HANDBOOK

Intramural Handbook

FREE AGENTS

The free agent program assists in helping individuals to become participants on teams even if they don’t know enough people on campus to form a team.  All it takes is signing up on a free agent roster on IMLeagues and attending the free agent meeting.

FREE AGENT MEETING

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at 4:00PM, IMA Lounge, IMA Building. The meeting agenda will include the following topics: player eligibility, schedule information, protest procedures, rules review, and other important information that team captains are responsible for knowing. Team captains are asked to take the on-line quiz at IMLeagues, covering program policies and league rules that captains are responsible for knowing. Captains may elect to attend the meeting if they choose. The meeting is expected to last 30-45 minutes.

PARKING NOTICE

You may not park in the Golf Range Parking Lot while participating in intramural sports activities. You may park in lot E-1 or E-5 adjacent to the IMA fields, parking fees apply.

AWARDS

Members of the championship teams in each division will receive Intramural Championship T-shirts.

SOFTBALL UMPIRES NEEDED

There will be a sports officials’ orientation meeting on TBA at the IMA Meeting Room 246, for all interested officials.

Once hired, the Softball Umpires Training Meeting will be held on TBA in the IMA Meeting Room 246.

For further information, contact the Intramural Manager at 206-543-9346 or recim@uw.edu.

EQUIPMENT

Players may use their own equipment or check it out on a daily basis from the IMA Issue Window.  One bat, game ball and catcher’s mask will be provided for each game.  Players may wear molded rubber-soled shoes like tennis or soccer shoes; metal or screw-on cleats are not permitted. The loss of IMA equipment during a contest may require that both teams be dropped from further participation if the equipment is not returned by the next scheduled contest.