Welcome to the the website for USA Softball of Rhode Island. We are the only Softball organization in the state Rhode Island and Providence Plantations affiliated with the national governing body of Softball: USA Softball. In 2020 Softball will return as a sport in the the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Women's National Team the United States will be comprised 100% of USA Softball players! #JourneyToJapan
A number of Tournaments in July and August have been restored on the tournament website, https://www.usasoftballne.com. There will be a number of others put up by this Wednesday. Tournament directors have been given the guidelines that need to be followed in phase III, they will be passing on this information to teams that enter.
USA Softball of RI’s Fall league in the “open” division, originally set to begin on 8/31, will be moved up to begin July, 12th pending what will be allowed in phase III in R.I.
Games in this league normally take place on Sundays, but will be spread out to include Tuesday’s, and Wednesday’s also if the interest is there. Teams can sign up via the tournament website, https://www.usasoftballne.com.
Teams need to indicate the following in the comment section when signing up:
1) which weekday/weeknight you wish to play
2) do you have a field and a permit
3) does the field have lights, and what is the curfew
4) indicate how many games, (1 or 2) you wish to play during the week
5) indicate which Sundays your team can play doubleheaders
Whether or not this league begins play on July 12th solely depends on what is allowed in phase III in R.I. That being said, teams that are interested need to begin signing up now. This league will be scheduled to play through the Fall.
COVID - 19 6/8/2020
The guide below are suggestions of recommended practices for restarting practices. State/Metro associations, Recreational Leagues, Staff, Athletes, Coaches, Parents, and Spectators should continue to follow CDC, Federal, State and Local governmental guidelines
Of Rhode Island
2020 Back to the Ballpark Guidelines (PRACTICES)
The following are MINIMUM guidelines & Recommendations. The purpose of this information is to provide as best as possible, a safe environment at the ballpark and to comply with local government mandates.
DISCLAIMER: Participants, parents, family, and spectators engaging in softball and activities related to softball do so with knowledge of the risk and potential exposure involved, and agree to accept any and all inherent risks to their personal health.
The USA Softball Rhode Island Junior Olympic Program with help from the Rhode Island Blue Star Moms made and delivered handmade cards to US soldiers deployed protecting our freedom with the hopes of lifting their spirits. Over 500 cards were made and sent to the soldiers deployed!!! Happy Holidays and thank you to all the soldiers deployed for all that you do for all of US! Special thanks to Rhode Island Blue Star Moms for getting the cards delivered. In addition we would also like to thank Coventry Girls Softball League, NE Impact, Smithfield Storm and East Bay Fast Pitch for organizing "Card Days" for our JO Athletes to make the cards!
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