find it very hard to believe that it’s time to get in the gym to start
preparing for the
Softball season just around the corner! The Southdale
Softball Program continues to
be recognized as one of the top community-based
softball programs in Winnipeg,
that I for one am very proud to be a part of.
This is due to the dedication of our
volunteers, coaches and managers. One
email requesting help brings volunteers
out with rakes,shovels, shop vacs and
compressors! It is because of this that we
were able to successfully host the
annual Southdale Softball Tournament and the
U16B & U16C City Playoffs.
Thanks to you all!
a great season we had last year. What has become the annual Southdale
Tournament combined with the fair was bigger and better than ever,
record 49 teams playing at 11 diamonds! The smiles on the girl’s
confirmation that all our hard work paid off!
Thanks to all the volunteers – it
would not have been the success it was
without all of you! A special thanks to
the Tournament Registrar Colleen Prokop,
as well as Jill Mowbray and Tara
Davies for your tireless help on the weekend!
past season more age groups participated in city-wide playoffs.
This turned out
to be successful once again, allowing for greater competition,
and in the end,
greater satisfaction when medals were won.
Southdale hosted the U16B and U16C
City playoffs, hosting 12 teams.
Players looked sharp in their new Bonivital East jerseys and I am
to see girls wearing our Softball clothing throughout the year.
Once again this
season, once teams are formed, players will pick up their
jerseys and have the
opportunity to purchase Bonivital East clothing.
past season teams celebrated much success during playoffs, tournaments
provincials. Congratulations to all teams, most notably the U10B teams for
winning Gold and Silver at Provincials, the U10C team for winning Bronze at
Provincials, the U16B team for winning Silver at Provincials and the U16C team
for winning Gold at Provincials. Well done!
clinics will be starting in January and will run through until tryouts.
refer to the Southdale Softball site for more information. There is no
registration or fees required, just bring out your gloves, lace up your indoor
shoes, join your friends and drop-in. Winter skills clinics are a great way to
dust off the gloves and to warm up those ball muscles in preparation for
Consider attending the sessions for your age group.
will be conducted for most ages to determine placement at the
B or C levels and
to balance team skill levels where there are multiple teams.
sessions will take place in late March and early April. To be considered
B team, you must attend evaluations. Watch the Southdale Softball site for
join me in looking forward to another great season!
Ross, Southdale Softball Convenor
2018 Softball Registration
Fees and Tentative Schedule (subject to change)