August 24, 2017

CHANGES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR MINOR AND SENIOR ATHLETES

Softball Canada has implemented changes to ages of minor and senior categories, effective for the 2018 playing season. As a member of Softball Canada, we at Softball BC follow the same age criteria for our teams.

Effective for the 2018 playing season

Women U18 category changes to Women U19 – this means anyone born in 1999, 2000 or 2001 is eligible to play in the U19A, U19B or U19C category. (Previously this category was for C classification players only)

Men U18 category changes to Men U19 – male athletes born in 1999, 2000 or 2001 are eligible to play in the U19A, U19B or U19C category (previously this category was for C classification only)

Women U21 category has been deleted – women born in 1998 or earlier are eligible to play at in Adult Women A, B, C or D events

Men U21 category changes to Men U23 – male athletes born in the years between 1998 and 1995 are eligible to register and play in Men’s U23 A, B, C or D events

If you have questions, or require further clarification, please contact your district coordinator

 https://softball.bc.ca/about/19/district-coordinators