The information in this section is from the 2022 Fall Softball Program.
2023 Fall Softball program information will be posted later this year. The program will be structured similarly to 2022.
2022 Fall Softball
Tuesdays & Thursdays: August 23-October 6
The DYA Fall Softball program is open to 1st through 9th grade girls who reside within the boundaries of the Dublin City School District or within the City of Dublin.
The DYA Fall Softball program has 3 divisions separated by grade. Players must be registered to play with their grade level.
League & Grade Level (2022-2023 school year):
Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League: 1st-3rd Grade
Minor League: 4th & 5th Grade
Major League: 6th-9th Grade
Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League:
Teams are scheduled for 4 preseason practices and 10 games (2 per week). Practices and games occur on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning August 23. Practices are held on August 23, 25, 30, & September 1. Games begin September 6. Practices and games take place primarily at Avery Park with occasional sessions at Emerald Fields, Scottish Corners Elementary, and Wyandot Elementary. The season is scheduled to end October 6.
Minor & Major Leagues:
Teams are scheduled for 4 preseason practices and 10 games (2 per week). Practices and games occur on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning August 23. Practices are held on August 23, 25, 30, & September 1. Games begin September 6. Practices and games take place at Avery Park. The season is scheduled to end October 6.
Practice & Game Information:
Practices begin at 5:30 PM or 7:00 PM. Practices are 90 minutes.
Games are played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:15 PM. Late-season games played on fields without lights may start as early as 5:30 PM to complete before darkness. There are no standings and no tournament for DYA Fall Softball.
Rainouts & Rescheduling: Games rained out will be postponed to the end of the season. League Fee: $75, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Financial assistance is available through the DYA Grant Program for families that qualify. For more information, visit the DYA Grant Program webpage: DYA Grant Program
Jersey Information: All players are required to wear the DYA green (home) or gray (away) softball jersey for league play. The jerseys are the same as prior years. The cost is $40 to purchase the pair of jerseys.
Equipment: Batting helmets, catcher's equipment (chest protector, shin guards, and helmet) and softballs are provided by DYA.
Cleats (no metal cleats) are required for Minor & Major Leagues. Coach Pitch League participants may play in tennis shoes or cleats. Softball pants (gray, white, or black) are preferred so the girls can slide. Players are required to wear the DYA Softball green (home) or gray (away) game jersey and must wear a visor/hat and glove in the field. These items are not provided by DYA and are not included in the registration fee. DYA encourages the sharing of bats with teammates who may not have one.
Coaches Needed: Dublin Youth Athletics is a volunteer organization of parents providing sports programs for kids. If you are able and willing to serve as the head or assistant coach of your child's team, please register online by clicking "Volunteer" on your profile page at DYA.com.
Coaches' Meeting: The preseason coaches' meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the DYA Office (6543 Commerce Pkwy, Suite G).
Team Notification: Families will be notified of their team placement and roster a day or two following the preseason coaches' meetings.
Ball Diamond Locations:
Avery Park - 7401 Avery Rd
Emerald Fields - 4040 Wyandotte Woods Blvd
Scottish Corners Elementary School - 5950 Sells Mill Dr
Wyandot Elementary School - 5620 Dublinshire Dr
Map of Avery Park & Emerald Fields (PDF)
Umpires: Minor & Major League Fall Softball games are officiated by youth umpires.
Concessions/Snack Bar: The Avery Park concession stand will be open on all game nights. All proceeds from concession stand sales benefit the DYA Scholarship Fund. 2022 DYA Concessions Menu (PDF)
Do you reside outside of DYA boundaries?:
This program is open to all families who reside within the boundaries of the Dublin City School District or within the City of Dublin. Out of boundary families may participate if there is space available in their child's league. Out of boundary families must pay a $100 out of boundary fee per child to play.
Questions? Email the DYA Office: [email protected]