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Softball is available in both spring and fall seasons at NWFALL for and girls ages 7 to 16, and 5 and 6 year olds who have completed a spring season of tee ball. See below for a breakdown of current divisions.

Ages overlap in several divisions of play.  All players should attend evaluations so coaches can assess skill level. Players will be drafted to a division based on assessment.

Softball Age Chart
Softball Bat Requirements
Pitch Count Rules

Tee Ball Softball

Tee Ball Softball is for girls 4-5 years old (with a local option for 6- and/or 7-year-olds) who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. In Tee Ball Softball, players hit a ball off a batting tee. Rules of the game may be varied to accommodate the need for teaching and should focus on fun, fitness, and fundamentals. The primary goals of Tee Ball Softball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of softball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork.

Minor League Softball Division (AA-AAA)
Minor League Softball is for participants 5-11 years old and has two divisions at NWFALL that are based on age and/or ability. Competitive divisions of Minor League Softball may only use nine players on defense. The diamond has 60-foot base paths and a 35 foot pitching distance.

AA Coach Pitch - Ages 5-9. This division is for players moving up from tee ball and first year older players who need additional experience.

AAA Player Pitch - Ages 8-11. For players with more advanced skills to prepare themselves for Majors.

Majors Division Softball
The Little League Softball® division (sometimes known as the Major Division) is for players ages 9-12. A local league may choose to limit its Major Division to 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds, or 11-12-year-olds. The field uses a 60-foot diamond and a 40 foot pitching distance. A local league may dual-roster 12-year-olds, assessed capable, to a Major and a Junior division softball teams.

Junior League Softball Division
The Junior League Softball division is a program for players ages 12-14, and uses a conventional 60-foot diamond with a 43 foot pitching distance.

Senior League Softball Division
The Senior League Softball Division is for girls 13-16 years old, using a 60-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 43 feet. 


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1400 Runabout Rd, P.O. Box 375
Pfafftown, North Carolina 27040

Phone: 336-341-5625
Email: [email protected]

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