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OSA Travel Fastpitch Softball

Sign up for 8U, 10U, or 12U Fastpitch for the 2020 Fall season. All league games are doubleheaders. Fall Ball is a great opportunity for players to advance their skills and learn the new rules if they will be moving up a level next season. Fall Ball is a shorter season, focusing on team-building and improving skills for both beginners and experienced players.

New this year! Each registered player receives a FREE Orono Fastpitch Hoodie!!! 

Participants will play at the level they will play based on their age on December 31, 2019. Below are the divisions listed by birth year.

 8U  (ages 8 & under - born in 2012 & 2013) – $95
10U (ages 10 & under - born in 2010 & 2011) – $120
12U (ages 12 & under - born in 2008 & 2009) – $135

 

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RECEIVE THIS FREE HOODIE WITH EVERY FALL BALL REGISTRATION!


Important 2020 Dates

Fall Ball Registration Open Friday, July 3

OSA Fall Spirit Wear Store Open Wednesday, July 8

OSA Fall Spirit Wear Store Closes Sunday, July 19


Fall Ball Registration Closes Monday, July 20

8U/10U Fall Ball Start Saturday, August 8

12U Fall Ball Start – Sunday, August 9


Orono Softball Association strives to provide opportunities for personal growth and development of youth athletes while also reinforcing self-confidence, self-esteem and the ability to excel on and off the field. Through participation, Orono Softball Association is dedicated to educating and motivating each player while encouraging teamwork, community involvement, sportsmanship and fun through the spirit of fastpitch softball.

Spring/Summer Travel teams play double headers during the week against other west Metro teams. The 8U Travel teams will participate in up to 3/4 weekend tournaments (2 tournaments and 1 state tournament). The 10U and 12U Travel teams will participate in up to 5/6 weekend tournaments (3 tournaments, 1 state qualifier, 1 state tournament and the national tournament if they qualify).

Fall Ball Travel (8U, 10U & 12U) is a great opportunity for the girls to practice the new rules as they move up to the next level of softball. Practices are during the week with double-headers on the weekends and concludes with a state tournament. The season runs from mid-August to the end of September.

The teams play in the BigWest League. You can find information about this League, including team schedules, here:  http://www.mnsoftball.com/



Travel League Age Group Definitions

Spring/Summer 2020

  8U  – Birth year 2011 or 2012
10U – Birth year 2009 or 2010
12U – Birth year 2007 or 2008

2020 Travel Team Fees

8U: $225
10U: $300
12U: $375

Uniform fees are not included in online registration. If you are a NEW Travel Team player, you will need to order a uniform. Information on online ordering will be communicated.

What Does My Registration Fee Cover?

Registration fees cover the cost of the following:

  • Umpires
  • Insurance
  • Equipment and first aid supplies
  • Instructional and coach's clinics
  • League fees
  • Field maintenance and rental (due to Orono school district and local cities where softball parks are located)
  • 3-4 regular season tournaments
  • State Qualifier and State tournaments
  • Family "gate fees" for Qualifier and State tournaments

If a team qualifies and attends a National Tournament, that team will be responsible for fundraising events to help cover the cost of attending the tournament. OSA may be able to help with tournament entry fees depending upon funds available. 

During the year, teams may decide to add an extra tournament to their schedule. Costs for added tournaments will be paid by the players involved or sponsored by OSA when funding is available.


If you have feedback, questions, or concerns about travel, please contact our OSA Travel Program Director.  

Brandon Oslund

Brandon Oslund

Travel Program Director

Phone: 612-889-4480