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Girls Fall Softball
Registration: July 7 - August 8 (Late registration starts the day following)
Cost: $90 ($10 late registration fee)
Team Formation: August 11
Practices Begin: August 12
Season: September 2 – October 31
Game Venue: Alto Park
Ages: 5 - 6, 7 - 8 (Coach Pitch)
9 - 10, 11 - 12, 13 - 14 (Player Pitch)
Spring & Fall Season Age Control Date: Age as of January 1 of the current year
Fall League: Players sign up individually or as teams and do not have to play for the school district they attend.
6& Under Softball
This year we are introducing 6 & Under Girls Softball. This division is coach pitch and will teach the fundamentals of softball.
2014 Girls Softball - FREE Clinics New!
Three free clinics are open to registered RFPRA fall softball players for instruction on hitting, defense and pitching. course.
Instructors: Shorter University Softball coaches & players
When: Saturday, August 23
Hitting: 9 am - 10 am (6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U),
Defense: 10:30 am - 11:30 am (6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U)
Pitching: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (8U, 10U, 12U and 14U)
Register Now: online or in the office.
The clinics are part of a full day of fun where players will participate in a pre-season Jamboree Tournament and venture through a fifty-six foot obstacle course.
Game Days and Times
All days are open for play except Sunday. Games are typically played on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesday and Saturday are reserved for make-up games. Games start at 5:45 pm and 7:00 pm on weeknights; 10:00 am and 11:30 am on Saturday. Teams generally play 2 to 3 games per week. A midseason tournament will also be offered to all teams.
Games are played at one location:
Alto Park: 1014 Burnett Ferry Rd.
Game Participation Rule
It is mandatory for all participants to play in all games. Each player must play six consecutive defensive outs and have at least one at bat.
Uniforms are not included in the registration fee. Parents are responsible for purchasing the child's uniform to include shirt, pants, cleats and hat. The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has developed a uniform standard to ease the burden of selection and provide greater continuity to the program. The RFPRA name/logo, player name and/or team sponsor name is allowed on the back of the jersey. Each coach will receive this information to share with parents. Coaches and parents will determine uniform color and team name at the first team meeting.
All coaches are certified through NAYS and a participation rule is in place for all girls.
Spring League players sign up individually and play for the school district they attend.
Fall League players sign up individually or as teams and do not have to play for the school district they attend.
Prep League Middle School Softball
RFPRA Fall Girls Prep-League Softball 2014
(Middle School Softball)
This league is designed to prepare girls for high school fast-pitch softball. Teams are formed through tryouts at each school. Individuals interested in participating should contact their schools for tryout information. There is no mandatory participation in this league.
Leagues: Jr. Varsity (Grades 6-7) & Varsity (Grades 6-8)
Team Registration: Rosters & Payments due by August 22
Registration Fee: $1,000 per team
Coach's Meeting: August 11
Season Begins: September 2
Register: Coaches may register their teams at the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority located at One Shorter Avenue.
Register In-person: Map | Print Registration Form
Schedules & Scores
To be posted after team formation
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