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Softball - Orleans *EXPANDED*

Back again for another season OSSC is excited to offer Orleans softball! 

 Choose from 4 nights a week: Monday (NEW), Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Check out the OSSC Regional Softball Map if you are looking to play in other areas of Ottawa!

Can't get enough Softball? Check out the 
Spring Slam Softball Tournament Saturday, June 13th and the Watermelon Classic Softball Tournament taking place Saturday, August 15th!

Notable Details

EQUIPMENT DISCOUNTS - We've organized exclusive equipment deals for our softball teams - check out all the details here!

RULE UPDATES -  For 2020, OSSC will continue to use enforce the mandatory use of helmets. Please refer to the "Rules" tab for more information.

Registration deadline is Monday, April 20th @ midnight!

LATE FEES will apply to all registrations received after the deadline.

  

 

Sprummer 2020 Details: 

Start/End Dates

Monday: Starts Monday, May 11 and ends Monday, August 31.

Tuesday: 
Starts Tuesday, May 12 and ends Tuesday, August 25.

Wednesday: 
Starts Wednesday, May 13 and ends Wednesday, September 2.

Thursday: 
Starts Thursday, May 14 and ends Thursday, August 27.

# of Weeks

16 weeks (14 week regular season + 2 weeks of playoffs).

Game Times

Monday & Wednesday: Start times of 6:30pm.

Tuesday & Thursday: Rotating start times between 6:30pm, 8pm and 9:30pm.

Game length is 90 minutes. 


Note: Every effort is made to equalize the start time and game locations across the league.

Registration Options & Price

Team registration: $1,145.00 + HST. 

After checkout, send your teammates roster invites through the website (under "My Team" player list) so they can accept the waiver and access the schedule and standings once it is posted.

Individual registration: $145.00 + HST. 

You will be placed on a roster of individuals by end of day Monday, April 27. For ease of communication with our office, teams must select a captain and co-captain on our website to represent your individuals team (click here to learn more about individual teams).

Bye Dates

Canada Day: Wednesday, July 1.

Civic Holiday: Monday, August 3.

Team Package & Equipment Pick-Up

Meet the OSSC office staff while picking up your team newsletter, key tags and sports equipment.  If you have any questions about your league, schedule or sport we’ll be ready to answer them.

For more information please click here!


Where?
 The OSSC Office, at 85 Hinton Ave North.  


When?
During our office extended hours: 

  • Wednesday, May 6 from 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, May 7 from 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday, May 8 from 10:00am - 7:00pm

If you would like to come by after the extended office hour dates above our office is open Monday to Friday from 10:00am – 5:30pm.  We request captains do their best to make the extended office hours as we have additional staff on hand.

Your team newsletter includes detailed information about the league, and your OSSC key tags provide you with excellent details from our OSSC Partners

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Captains can nominate another player, a friend, or a family member to pick-up their pre-paid equipment, team newsletter and key tags, on one of the dates listed above.

  • Individual registrants: After Monday, April 27, we ask all individual players contact their teammates through our website (you can log in, click on "My Team", then "Player List") to confirm who will be responsible for picking up your equipment & team package on behalf of your team.
See "Sport Info" tab for equipment requirements for your league. 
Roster & Schedule

Individual team rosters will be posted online by midnight Monday, April 27.

Schedules will be posted online by midnight Friday, May 8.

 

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Recreational :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@ossc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Softball:

# of Players on Field

9 players (minimum 3 males and 3 females).

Suggested Roster/Individuals Roster Size

10-12 players.

Equipment

Teams are responsible for bringing to each game:

  • A set of 4 bases
  • 4 batting helmets
  • 3 Softballs
  • 2 pylons (when required – see sport rules) 
  • 1 catcher's mask
  • 1 scorebook 

A catcher’s mask, softballs, pylons and base sets are available to rent from OSSC for a $75 refundable deposit. This can be done at the time of your league registration and in your shopping cart.

 
Batters and Base Runners are required to wear a helmet (mandatory). Helmets are the responsibility of each team to provide. All teams must have a minimum of 4 helmets (one for the batter and 3 for potential base runners).

 

Checkout our partnership with Play It Again Sports and receive exclusive pricing on full-base sets, gloves and helmets. You can also show your OSSC key-tag to receive 10% off on regularly priced items.

 

Additional League Information


All teams receive:

  • An OSSC key tag which gives you access to discounts and deals from our amazing sponsors and partners around town! See all the deals!
  • An invitation to the OSSC end of season party

At the Wrap Party, winning teams in each pool and division will receive:

  • A personalized team trophy
  • Coveted OSSC champion team t-shirts!

 

Rules

Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Game Scores (account for 75% of total points): Team captains are responsible for reporting the scores after your game by logging into your player profile and clicking on ‘My Team’ tab and selecting ‘Report Score/Spirit Points’.  Teams have a 48 hour window to report scores after the completion of the game.  Please be timely with your score reporting so league standings can remain updated for playoff positioning.
  • Spirit Points (account for 25% of total points): Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points’.

Location

Note: The majority of diamonds will be located within the region in which you registered. In some cases, there may be the addition of diamonds added into the rotation that are outside of the regional boundary. Best efforts will be done to keep the regional diamond allocation.

Orleans locations (but not limited to):

Monday: Appleford Park, Pineview Park, and Roy Park.

Tuesday: Appleford Park, Bearbrook Park, Blessed Katery, Carriere Park, Carson Grove Park, and Queensway Park.

Wednesday: Meadowbrook Park, Roy Park, Queensway Park, and Tauvette Park.

Thursday: North Vineyard Park, Bearbrook Park, Carson Grove Park, Meadowbrook Park, Carriere Park, and Blessed Katery.