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Welcome to Prior Lake Softball

Prior Lake Softball is dedicated to providing the chance for school aged girls in the Prior Lake school district to play Softball. We have a program and age level for anyone grades Pre-K to 12th. Prior Lake Softball starts with the In-House program at Pre-K and continues all the way through 12th grade for girls looking for a fun less competitive experience. For those girls looking for more competition we offer a Travel Fastpitch program beginning at 8U. Please see each programs specific page to learn more about the program. The In-House page can be found here and the Fastpitch Travel page can be found here.

Mission Statement

The mission of Prior Lake Softball is to create a healthy, competitive, drug-free environment where young girls and women can build their skills as athletes and people. We strive to afford opportunities to develop and enhance softball skills to compete at all levels. Our athletes are encouraged to develop confidence, high self-esteem, and respect for the game and officials to better support their future roles as quality citizens.

Restrictions on Player Eligibility

The P.L.A.Y. By Laws state that a participant must reside in and or go to school within the boundaries of the Prior Lake/Savage school district, 719. If you do not meet this requirement you must contact the VP of your sport OR the Administration Director for clarification. Occasionally P.L.A.Y. has allowed those outside the district that are looking to participate in a non traveling or tryout program (In-House) if their area of residence or school does not provide that opportunity. Without prior clearance by the P.L.A.Y. Executive Board P.L.A.Y. has the right of dismissal of the registration and removal of the participant, even if previously assigned to a team, if it is not in the best intent of the P.L.A.Y. community.

Each governing body of Travel and some In-House sports will have restrictions on whether a player can participate if outside the proper community youth organization borders. This is true at State and National Tournament levels. If an outside player is allowed into the program, they will not be eligible to be placed on a top "A" level team as to prevent association hopping, the highest level will be a "B" team placement. 

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Upcoming Important Dates: Travel

January 7th-Registration Opens 

Late January-Parent Informational Meeting

If you are new to Prior Lake Softball, travel softball, or are not certain if travel softball is the best fit for your family, it is very important for at least one parent to attend this meeting. You will learn all there is to know about the travel softball program and the commitment it takes to be part of it.  Directors from both In-House and Travel will be present and speaking.

If you have ANY questions that cannot wait until the meeting to be answered please contact our VP of Softball.

February 25th-Travel Registration Closes

Travel Tryouts: New format in 2019

  • March 5th- Pitching Tryouts - Savage Dome
    • time slots will be assigned after registration closes
  • March 7th, General Tryout 1 - Savage Dome
    • 8U & 10U: 5-7pm 
    • 12U & 14U: 7-9pm
  • March 10th, General Tryout 2 - Savage Dome
    • 8U & 10U: 6-8pm 
    • 12U & 14U: 8-10pm

March 15th-Coaches Meeting/Clinic - Savage Dome

March 24th-Practices start for Travel Softball, Savage Dome

May-Travel league games start

Wednesday, May 15th, South Suburban Conference (High School) regular season games finale, Ponds Athletic Complex.

Early May- P.L.A.Y. Night at the Varsity Game, Daggit Field PLHS

June 29th & 30th

  • 10U & 12U State Qualifier

July 13th &14th

  • 8U, 10U, & 12U State Tournament
  • 14U State Qualifier

July 20th & 21st

  • 14U State Tournament

NATIONALS 10U - 14U (Teams must qualify to go):

NAFA:

  • 12U - July 17th-21st
  • 10U & 14U - July 24th - 28th

MOA:

  • 10U, 12U, 14U - July 31st - Aug 4th

Important Upcoming Dates: In-House

January 7th-Registration opens (All of Softball)

South West Metro League Winter Clinic

Clinics: Sundays, January 6th-March 24th 2018, 4-6pm at the Savage Dome. Click on the Clinics & Coaches Tab by going to main softball page for more details.

Late January-Parent Informational Meeting

If you are new to P.L.A.Y.,  travel softball, or are not certain if travel softball is the best fit for your family, it is very important for at least one parent to attend this meeting. You will learn all there is to know about the travel softball program and the commitment it takes to be part of it.  Directors from both In-House and Travel will be present and speaking.

If you have ANY questions that cannot wait until the meeting to be answered please contact our VP of Softball.

March 25th-Registration Closes, PreK - 12th Grade

April 15th -Season Starts, 5th-12th Grade

April 28th-Season Starts, PreK-4th Grade

Mid May - P.L.A.Y. Night at PLHS - Daggit Field, Varsity game

June 21st  & 22nd -Mid Season Tournament 5th-12th Grade

June 26th - End of Season PreK-2nd Grade

July 20th & 21st-Year End Tournament 3rd /4th grade & 5th -12th grade

 

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