Month: September 2016

Indoor Softball Tournaments 2016 & 2017 Dates Announced – Sign Up Now

The 2016 WIST, Winter Indoor Softball Tournament, will take place on Saturday October 29, 2016 in ALSAA, Dublin Airport .

DIST Dublin Indoor Softball Tournament will take place on Saturday 28th January 2017

The cost of each tournament will be €120 per team and umpires will be provided but you will still have to score a couple of games.

To enter a team please forward your team name and contact details to brian@softball.ie and arrange to have €60 deposit per tournament (or the full amount if you want) transferred to the account detailed below on or before Friday 14th October. If you want to send a cheque let me know brian@softball.ie

Teams who played in the January 2016 tournament will have first option on places in the tournament.

This year we are offering a discount for entering both tournament now, with a reduced cost of €220 for both which must be paid in advance of the October 29 tournament.

If you are an individual who is looking for a team for the day you can also email brian@softball.ie

Once all teams have been confirmed the schedule will be sent out in the week of the tournament.

Account Name: Softball Ireland
Bank: Ulster Bank
Account No:14830057
Sort: 985040
BIC ULSBIE2D
IBAN IE82 ULSB 9850 4014 8300 57

Season Is Not Over Yet

Just because the league season is over doesn’t mean the Softball stops … we have an action packed September & October coming up, so don’t put away those gloves just yet!!!

Date What Time Where
       
September 24, 2016 SINCC Final 1000 Terenure Sports Centre
September 24, 2016 Softball Ireland Forum 1145 Terenure Sports Centre
September 24, 2016 T-Bolts Blitz 1400 ALSAA
October 1, 2016 Belfast End of Season 0900 Belfast
October 15, 2016 Masked Ball 1900 Hilton Hotel
October 29, 2016 Indoor Softball 0900 ALSAA

At the time of publishing, Softball Leinster have yet to confirm dates for the 2016 League Playoffs

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Vacancy: Softball Ireland National Team Slo-Pitch Manager

Softball Ireland (SI) is seeking to appoint a dedicated Slo-Pitch National Team Manager who will assist in developing, leading and delivering the Slo-pitch element of the Softball Ireland 2017-2020 High Performance Plan and Performance Targets for the 2017 and 2019 European Championships campaign and beyond.  The National Team Manager will report directly to the High Performance Commission. He/she will be responsible for leading and managing a team of dedicated High Performance Coaches and Support Staff including a National Slo-Pitch Head Coach, to deliver on the SI High Performance Vision. Continue reading “Vacancy: Softball Ireland National Team Slo-Pitch Manager”

Softball Ireland “Future of Softball in Ireland Forum”

Softball Ireland are delighted to confirm the timings and format of the “Future of Softball” Forum which will be held at 1145 on September 24, 2016 in the Terenure Sports Club to follow the Softball Ireland National Club Championships – this may start 15 minutes later depending on the finishing time of the SINCC Final. Continue reading “Softball Ireland “Future of Softball in Ireland Forum””

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Softball Ireland Announce Forum on the Future of the Game

Softball Ireland have today announced that a Forum on the future development of Softball in Ireland will be held on September 24, 2016 at 1230 in the Terenure Sports Grounds.

The purpose of the forum is to provide members an opportunity to discuss what is working in the sport, what is not and consider way’s to promote and develop the game of Softball in Ireland. In advance of the forum each club will receive a survey to assist in assessing the current state of the Game in Ireland.

We would encourage as many players/ex-players from all divisions to attend.

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SINCC Confirmed for September 24, 2016

Softball Ireland are delighted to confirm that the Softball Ireland National Club Championship (SINCC) Game will be played on Saturday September 24, 2016 in the Terenure Sports Grounds at 1000. The game will be played between Dublin’s Dodder Dynamoes and the BSC Brawlers.
 
The SINCC will be followed by an Open Forum on the Future of Softball at 1230 and further details on this event will be sent directly to your Club Captain.