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Carina Sullivan 
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The Tri-Cities Girls Fastpitch Softball Association (TCGFSA) is a not-for-profit organization providing opportunities for young ladies ages 6 - 18 to play recreational and competitive Fastpitch Softball in the greater Tri-City area of Washington state.


Who can play?

TCGFSA is open to girls from ages 6-18 living or attending school in or near the Tri-Cities area. Note that a player MUST be 6 by December 31, 2016 in order to be old enough to play.

Can I join even if I have never played softball? Absolutely! We encourage all skill levels to join. Our leagues are built around girls playing with friends and having fun as well as learning the game and building skills.

How long is the season? The TCGFSA recreational Spring softball season runs from April through June/July. There may be a Fall softball season depending on interest, and would run between early September and mid-October.

How are the teams and age groups organized? Teams are organized in leagues, determined by players' year of birth. Each league spans two years. When you hear someone say "8U", they are referring to the 8-and-younger league, and so on. Every effort is made to keep teams geographically based by school or city. Leagues For Season: 2017

League Birth Year Expectations
8U 2008 - 2010 Introduces basic concepts, skills, and strategies. Coach pitch. Games are scored but not reported with a limit of 3 runs per team per inning, with modified game rules (see By-Laws for more information). There are post-season games, but are not based on win-loss records
10U 2006 - 2007 Instruction on fundamentals of hitting, base-running, and defense. Combination of Player and Coach pitch. Games are scored and reported with a limit of 3 runs per team per inning, with modified game rules (see By-Laws for more information). There is a post-season tournament with seeding determined by win-loss record.
12U 2004 - 2005 Emphasis on fundamentals and more advanced defensive strategies and skills. Run limit is now 5 runs per team per inning, with regulation ASA rules. Win/loss records are kept and used to determine seeding for the post-season tournament.
14U 2002 - 2003
16U 2000- 2001
18U 1998 - 1999

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