Joining Softball BC gets you a Membership card and lifetime affiliation that need only be maintained by nominal annual dues. Your membership gets you a host of benefits that far exceed the cost of joining!

Discount/benefit programs

Sandman Hotels

Softball BC’s accommodation partner, Sandman Hotels, is pleased to offer all members of Softball BC a 10% discount on all bookings (discount taken off best available rate).

The discount program is available at all Sandman Hotels and Sandman Signature Hotels in British Columbia.

For Sandman Hotels please visit:

For Sandman Signature Hotels please visit:

In the Corporate Code field please enter SOFTBALLBC to receive your discounted rate.

Belair Direct Insurance

Belair Direct Insurance is pleased to partner with Softball BC to provide a special discount and enhanced coverage* to Softball BC members residing in BC on their personal home, tenant, condominium, and townhome insurance.

As a member of Softball BC, you are eligible to receive up to a 10% discount and enhanced* coverage on your personal home, tenant, condominium and townhome insurance with Belair Direct. For more information, go to

*Comprehensive and Premier Policy forms only.

Signing up is simple and convenient:

  • For home and auto insurance, simply call 1.888.225.5234 or 604.699.3838 (lower mainland) and speak with a licensed Insurance Advisor.
  • Please self-identify that you are a member of the Softball BC group insurance program to ensure you get the best coverage and rates
  • For Personal Travel insurance, you can get a quote online here

If you have any questions about home, auto or travel insurance please call Belair Direct Insurance at 1.888.225.5234


The Provincial B.C. Office is a resource center to deal with all of your softball concerns and needs. Contact us and we will put you in touch with the Softball B.C. Affiliated Association in your area.


Softball B.C. is your direct Liaison with Sport BC, Government, Ministry of Education External Credit Program for Minor Athletes and Umpires; Softball Canada, and the I.S.F. and your way of effecting rule changes in our game.


Local district coordinators are your first contact with Softball BC and they are in a position to assist you with many different matters. Our Coordinators are elected every two years and are responsible to the membership


Tournament publicity is available to our member teams via this web site. If you want your event full then use your membership in Softball BC to advertise it to the world.


A part of your membership with Softball BC we offer a comprehensive Insurance Program covering associations, leagues, participants, executives, and officials. The insurance package includes third party liability, medical and dental coverage and loss of use and accidental death.


Publications such as handbooks, rule books, magazines, League organization manuals, tournament draw books and more are available to help you run your league or tournament in the best way possible. There is also a wide range of publications to help you coach players from kids to adult.


Members have input into rules and administration of the sport of softball not only in BC but to the Western Canadian Association, Softball Canada, and the International Softball Federation at the Softball BC annual General Meeting.


Softball B.C. is committed to an ongoing educational program through National Coaching Certification Program Clinics throughout the province.


Softball BC also offers one of the most comprehensive Officials development and Educational Programs in the country.


An Opportunity to participate in one of the Provincial Championships in a wide variety of categories. Softball BC also send many Provincial Championship winners to Western Canadian and Canadian Championships.


Softball BC advocates the use of the KidSportTM Fund (through Sport BC) to assist those children unable to participate due to financial circumstances.


Softball BC support the Athletes Assistance Program, funded by the Provincial Government, which provides financial assistance to designated athletes who wish to pursue academic studies.


p.s.a.p is a resource program designed to help teachers and community instructors teach children thier basic sport skills. The p.s.a.p Teaching the Basics SOFTBALL MANUAL provides tools such as scoring sheets, medical forms, and inning trackers – a great reference for the novice or seasoned coach!


Softball BC Recognition Program consists of a long list of awards and honors for our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and sponsors.


Ongoing Membership Legacy of the Softball BC Hall of Fame and Walk of Fame.


The Gordon McDonald, Margo & Dorene Thoms Scholarship Fund offers four $750 bursaries annually. All registered umpires and their children who are attending a recognized post-secondary institute are eligible to apply.


The Softball BC Newsletter is a forum to increase communication throughout the province for association, coaches, player and umpires.