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GIRLS FAST PITCH SOFTBALL DIVISIONS

8U: Players 6-8 years old as of January 1 of the registration year.  

The 8U softball division is a combo player pitch and tee usage.  At this level 11 inch softballs are used. Players begin to learn the fundamentals of the game. There is no stealing at this level, but there is usually plenty of offense. There are usually one or two coaches on the field to guide the players during the game.  No score is kept.

10U: Players 8-10 years old as of January 1 of the registration year.  

The 10U softball division is a combination of player and coach pitched.  At this level 11 inch softballs are used. Players continue to learn the fundamentals of the game.  Stealing is allowed.   

12U: Players 10-12 years old as of January 1 of the registration year.  

The 12U softball division is player only pitched.  At this level 12 inch softballs are used. Players continue to learn the fundamentals of the game while focusing in on infield and/or outfield skills.  

14U: Players 12-14 years old as of January 1 of the registration year.

The 14U softball division is player only pitched.  At this level 12 inch softballs are used. Players continue to learn/refine the fundamentals of the game while focusing in on infield and/or outfield positions.  Preparations for high school athletics are introduced.

18U: Players 14-18 years old as of January 1 of the registration year.  

This is a 12” fast pitch league open to both girls who play on high school teams, travel teams and recreation leagues. Games begin shortly after the end of high school season, and are concentrated in June and July. There is a post-season tournament for all teams.

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Five Star League Information

Web Site:         www.fivestarsoftball.com

Villa Park Softball participates in the Five Star Softball League.  The participating towns include but are not limited to: Itasca, Wood Dale, Bensenville, West Dale and Addison.

-          There are 16 regular season games and one guaranteed playoff game.

-          Games commence mid/late April through end of June.

-          Field locations are located within each participating town limits.

Information on the Five Star website:

-          Report scores (winning team)

-          Review standings

-          Division rules

-          8U, 10U, 12U & 14U

-          Game schedules

-          Field location information

-          Managers contact information