Dane County has finally relaxed restrictions on team sports. The fake bases and glorified scrimmages are gone, masks are not required in any sport, and teams will be able to play the full schedule against other teams again. Registration is open for most spring leagues.
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MSSC runs Spring, Summer, and Fall leagues each year. The Spring season usually starts in April and runs through mid-July. Summer season usually starts in mid-July and goes through early September. Fall season starts in August. These timeframes are subject to change depending on the weather. You can register a full team or sign up as an Individual and MSSC will place you on a team if we have any looking for additional players. The recommended roster size is 15 players.

 

Basic Info

Some league information appears on this page. More is found in our Frequently Asked Questions and the rulebooks linked in the grey menu bar toward the top of the page. General club policies can be found at the bottom of this page in the Info & Help section.

 

Scheduling

Since it is asked all the time: Scheduels are posted a few days after registration closes. If you signed up for Tuesday nights, your team plays on Tuesdays nights.

 

Format

  • We are offering leagues every weeknight in 2021. Nights may need to be consolidated if there aren't enough teams for any given night, so please choose alternate nights during registration just in case
  • Teams consist of ten players on the field. In co-ed leagues, at least four fielders must be female, and a female must hit at least every third at-bat
  • Team shirts, balls, and umpires are provided by MSSC. Players provide their own bats, gloves, and any protective equipment they wish to wear. No bats on the ASA's banned bat list will be permitted
  • Games are slow pitch and last seven innings or one hour - whichever comes first
  • Seasons are six regular season games plus single-elimination playoffs. All teams make the playoffs
  • Please read the rulebooks linked in the grey bar toward the top of the page for full details on formats and rules
  • We made a number of changes to the league rules prior to the 2019 season based upon player feedback. Please download the rulebook to review the changes

 

League Capacity

 

Weekday leagues typically have a capacity that varies depending on how many fields we are able to get. The Saturday league has no capacity and thus your team could potentially play anytime between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. If you are considering a weekday league, do not wait until the last minute to register if you want to play.

 

Divisions: Upper, Intermediate, and Lower

 

We may be able to segment some leagues into separate divisions if we have multiple fields. Teams self-select their division, subject to MSSC approval. Be honest about your skill level, as teams who are truly Lower division teams do not enjoy getting blown out by teams who lie, and it makes the league look bad for allowing that type of skill disparity to occur. There is nothing wrong with being an Upper division team, and there are no prizes awarded in Intermediate or Lower. If you are at all questioning where your team belongs, please register for a higher division. If you played in a prior season and we know you're good enough to play in a higher division, we'll move you there. There is no guarantee we will be able to segment any given league into separate divisions. All teams may be placed in one division, or at least fewer than originally offered.

 

Individual registration details: Individuals may sign up and we will place you if we can. No payment is required at sign up. We will contact you if we have a spot for you and place you when payment is received.

  • Men: We typically are not able to place many males who register as Individuals in the co-ed league because most teams are not looking for additional males. Being placed as an Individual in a men's league (when offered) is much easier since we can normally form a "Free Agent" team.
  • Ladies: If you want to be placed on a team, it's best to sign up on your own and NOT request to be placed with a male, as there is a much smaller chance a team will pick you up if you want to play with a guy.

 

Dates and Location

 

  • The Saturday league will be held at Goodman Park on Olin Ave
  • Weekday leagues will be played at Bowman Park on Fish Hatchery Road

 

Prizes and Other Benefits

  • Upper division: Champions t-shirts and gift cards
  • Intermediate division: No prizes of any kind
  • Lower division: No prizes of any kind

 

For complete details, please download the Rulebook linked in the grey bar at the top of this page. When you're ready to sign up, click the blue "Team" or "Individual" button below to register. Click the grey "League Details" button for the full details on dates, start times, locations, etc.

 

 

Questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us.

 

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Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Friday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Friday (Starts on 4/16)
More Info

More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Bowman Field. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.16, 4.23, 4.30, 5.7, 5.14, 5.21, 5.28, 6.4, 6.11, 6.18

6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM

Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Saturday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Saturday (Starts on 4/17)
More Info

More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Goodman Park. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.17, 4.24, 5.1, 5.8, 5.15, 5.22, 5.29, 6.5, 6.12, 6.19, 6.26

11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM

Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Monday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Monday (Starts on 4/19)
More Info

More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Bowman Field. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.19, 4.26, 5.3, 5.10, 5.17, 5.24, 5.31, 6.7, 6.14, 6.21, 6.28

6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM

Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Tuesday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Tuesday (Starts on Tuesday, April 20)
More Info
More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Bowman Field. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.20, 4.27, 5.4, 5.11, 5.18, 5.25, 6.1, 6.8, 6.15, 6.22

6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM

Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Wednesday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Wednesday (Starts on Wednesday, April 21)
More Info
More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Bowman Field. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.21, 4.28, 5.5, 5.12, 5.19, 5.26, 6.2, 6.9, 6.16, 6.23

6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM

Softball
  Co-Ed

Spring Thursday Softball

  • Locations: TBA
  • Thursday (Starts on Thursday, April 22)
More Info
More Info

Before you register for a league, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be new guidelines for 2021 due to COVID. Please read the general policies linked on our main page as well as sport-specific policies listed on each sport's page and in each sport's rule book.

The location is TBD, but likely to be Bowman Field. Teams are co-ed and consist of ten players on the field.

If you have a question and don't see the answer in the FAQ, Contact Us.

4.22, 4.29, 5.6, 5.13, 5.20, 5.27, 6.3, 6.10, 6.17, 6.24

6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM