T-ball & Junior grades (including U19) are determined by age. The date of birth cut off is 31st December 2021.
Senior division grades are for players 15 years & over.
Dispensation can be requested to play in a higher or lower grade via your club/school. To access the form please click here
Teams in all grades can be single or mixed gender teams.
When are games played?
T-ball & Junior games are played on a Saturday morning between 8.45am - 12pm
Senior softball is played on a Saturday afternoon between 12pm - 6pm
Secondary schools is played on a Thursday afternoon between 4pm - 6pm
Slo-pitch is played on a Friday night between 6pm - 8pm
Can I choose any club to play for?
Yes. You must be registered with them before you can play.
For Senior players: if you are transferring fom another Association you will need to complete an Association transfer form before you can play. If you are transferring from one club to another you will need to complete a club transfer form
T-ball & Junior grades also have some school teams play in the competitions so check with your school if they have a school team.
Yes! We are always in need of coaches, managers, scorers, umpires & volunteers. Talk to your club about any upskilling modules available or contact us!
How much does it cost to play?
Cost varies by club/school and by grade. You can get this information direct from your school or club
What do I need to buy to play softball?
Most clubs/schools will provide a team kit. However this usually does not include a glove which is the one piece of compulsory equipment for grades U11 upwards. You can purchase directly through us! Other equipment you may want to look at getting are a helmet, a bat, bag, batting gloves, etc.
To check out the range of gear & how to order click here
Where can I find out who I am playing against and when?
Draws and results can be found here. Results will be updated weekly and any changes to the draw will be updated on here, on our facebook page and notified to all clubs.
Where can I find out if my game is cancelled?
Games cancellations will be made as early as possible on a Saturday for the first round, no later than 8am. Keep an eye out on the OSA Facebook page, Instagram or on the floating notice at the top of this page.
Where can I buy Otago Softball merchandise?
Merchandise can be purchased via our website or by emailing us.
Otago Softball Association Pirates RFC, Hancock Park email@example.com