2020 Registration is still open, register now spots are still available at all levels.
Click HERE to register
For more info see the division information box below, scholoarships are available at all levels.
Clinics will cover a variety of topics ranging from positive coaching approach, specific skills (fielding, pitching, hitting), practice planning, etc. No matter how few or many teams you have coached, everyone can benefit by attending.
Pitching Clinic - Special guest Bill Krueger, former MLB pitcher and current M's Broadcaster, will hold a pitching clinic on Sunday March 1 from 2-4 pm at the Cages. All coaches are requested to attend, specifically those coaching at the Pinto level and older, through Cascade to Palomino and also the Rainiers coaches.
Wednesday, February 12
Cage Safety, Practice Plan, Tips & Tools
Thursday, February 13
Fielding & Baserunning (TBD)
Throwing, Infield/Outfield, Baserunning
Talking with Umpires, Modeling Behavior
Thursday, February 20
Hitting Basics, Bunting
Concussion Safety, Goal Setting
Thursday, February 27
Coach/Kid Pitching & Catching
Positive Reinforcement, Talking to Parents
Younger Coaches Overview
Pitching with Bill Krueger
All Clinics will be held at the NS Cages - 12550 27th Ave NE ___________________________________________________________________________________
A great way for players ages 4-8 to get ready for the upcoming season is through NSB's annual Batter Up Baseball clinic. This skills clinic is available to all Shetland and Pinto baseball players and costs $35 for two hours of fun and learning. Click HERE to Register
There are also optional activities for parents during the clinic: intro to scorekeeping (Pinto); tips for supporting your child in beginning baseball and softball (Shetland).
Bring: a baseball glove, warm athletic clothing (long sleeves recommended), a water bottle
Date: Sunday, March 1st
Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Lower Summit Field (south fields at Jane Addams Middle School, 11051 34th Ave, Seattle, WA)
Greg & Ashley Allman
Baseball age is determined by the players age as of August 31st, for more information see the Age Rule below. Age exceptions can be made, in many cases yet restrictions apply, but do require input from the division commissioners involved. If you are interested in an age exception for your player, please reach out to the division commissioner for the age your player is slated to play. April 30th cutoff will still be used for 12 YO Bronco Players for one more season.
Softball age is determined by the players birth year.
North Seattle's Brown Bear Car Wash fundraiser is now included in the registration fee.
Scholarships are available for all levels and divisions, please contact Jenny Khan at email@example.com for more info.
North Seattle Softball is in its 3rd year and growing! We expect to have at least 3-4 teams for each division and plan to play other local PONY leagues. We are seeing an increase in softball interest in North Seattle and welcome whole teams as well as individuals to sign up. Please follow the registration link at the top of the page.
We will have Winterball Clinics the last three weekends in January and the first Saturday in February to work on softball basics and fundamentals to start the season strong. See the WinterBall info and schedule.
Details on eligibility, determined by age as of December 31, 2019:
Pinto 8u (born 2011/2012)
Mustang 10u (born 2009/2010)
Bronco 12u (born 2007/2008)
NS Fan Gear shop for holiday gifts is now closed. Look for the Fan Gear shop to reopen in 2020 so you can gear up for the spring season.
A player’s League Age determines which division they play in. For players in the baseball Shetland, Pinto and Mustang Divisions a player’s League Age is determined by the player’s age on August 31 of the calendar year in which they are playing. For the 2020 league season, the League Age determination for Bronco players will be modified as part of NSB’s transition to the age-determination dates adopted by PONY Baseball and other youth baseball organizations. Beginning with the 2021 season the League Age for all baseball divisions will be determined by the player’s age on August 31of the calendar year in which they are playing. The chart below lists the League Ages for baseball divisions for the 2019 league season.
2019 Season Division
5/1/07 and 8/31/08
9/1/08 and 8/31/09
9/1/09 and 8/31/10
9/1/10 and 8/31/11
9/1/11 and 8/31/12
9/1/12 and 8/31/13
9/1/13 and 8/31/14
9/1/14 and 8/31/15
9/1/15 and 8/31/16
In conjunction with USA Baseball and its other participating national member organizations, PONY Baseball has adopted the new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat). Effective January 1, 2018, with the exception of -3 (BBCOR certified), all other 2 1/4" and 2 5/8" barrel bats with a minus factor of (-5, -7, -9, etc.), must be USABat certified with the USABat licensing stamp on the bat in order to be used for league and tournament play. All 2 1/4" and 2 5/8" minus factor bats -5, -7, -9, etc. used in 2017 will be illegal to use in 2018. Tee ball bats are not required to have a USA Baseball licensing stamp.