Leagues are starting the first week of May and we are always looking to add new teams or find a team for those who want to play ball this summer!
Monday womens recreational: First games June 5th
Tuesday mens competitive: First games May 2nd
Wednesday men over 35 years old, recreational: May 3rd
Thursday mens recreational: May 4th
Everyone must pay a $10 player fee & sign a waiver card, and Monday's cost is $400 per team with paid umpires and the men's leagues is $300 per team with the players umpiring themselves. Teams can play in the Summer Fest tourney June 23 - 25th for an extra $200. Games start in May and go thru August with end of year tournaments. Games are scheduled between 7-10pm
Congratulations to the Mad Plowing and Mowing guys for winning the Thursday Night tourney!! They battled through a tough year and came out on top!! I would like to recognize Dan Dean for being a great league sponsor and Chad McCloud for being the only player to play in both the Tuesday and Thursday Championship games!! I might just start calling him "Champ" McCloud!!
Congratulations to Union Tavern on winning the Monday night Tourney and Gorman/HQ for winning league play!!
Congratulations to Thysse Printing on winning the Tuesday night Tourney and Tuesday league this year. Thysse also finished 2nd in Summer Fest and helped Sponsor Summer Fest. GH Heating & AC played a great game and won there 4th consecutive Summer Fest this year and took 2nd in the Tuesday tourney. The Dam Bar played a lot of great ball this year finishing 4th in Summer Fest and 3rd in the Tuesday tourney!!
New Roster forms/Waiver that must be filled out. WAIVER
Make sure to clean up after yourselves and if you misplace something send me an email describing what you misplaced and I will try to get it back to you.
New batting and pitching helmets are available in the job site box that managers bring down to the fields. Use them if you desire to protect yourselves.
Lost & Found
Call 608-217-9186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you've lost something at the field, or if you found something as well.
You can drop found items off at Oregon Pool office and check there as well if you lost something!!
Drink Beer at Softball? Throw Cans Away! Beer - ...tastes great on these warm summer nights. Keep cans and bottles out of the dugouts/field. The village allows us to drink beer at the park. Don't endanger this privilege.
The Village of Oregon Public Works staff are the ones that show up at the park every morning after the games and are having to clean up the messes that are being left on the picnic tables, bleachers, dugouts, and the ground. If our leagues cannot be responsible enough to simply throw our garbage in the trash cans only a few feet away, they will request that the Village Board ban alcohol from the parks.
Throw your cans/bottles/garbage in the trash cans and do not bring alcohol into the dugouts/fields!
If you see someone leaving their beer cans laying around, let them know they will be losing the right to drink very soon if they cannot figure this out.
What to do if the other team is using what you think is an illegal bat: If a batter comes to bat without a sticker on the bat, don't pitch! Inform him or her and their manager that only labeled bats are legal. If you think a labeled bat is illegal, send the bat info (brand, model, model number) to email@example.com to research. ASA has banned some bats that were legal last year, so it can happen. The sticker will be removed from that bat.
Last team out is responsible to close out - Here's how...Open the grey utility box on the eastern side of the fieldhouse. Pull the middle four levers down and the lights go off! Close the door and LOCK it. That's it!
Mats need to be put away after final games. Home teams need to slide those under the fieldhouse door at the end of the night.
Managers, if you need a key to open and to shut down at night, call me, 608-217-9186.
Managers and players please use common sense when there are storms in the area. Players have the right to safety, to leave the game when dangerous weather is in the area. The manager can then call for a postponement and the game can be made up later (if less than 5 innings) where it left off (see OASA Rule #26).
Here are the ASA guidelines on lightning: www.asasoftball.com
The manager of the Oregon Community Pool asked me to post this. Parking in the circle by the pool is illegal and could get you a ticket! The police will be enforcing this as this is used by the fire department for emergencies.
Check the website for Rain-Out notices during the season. Rain-outs will be posted by 6pm (or earlier if possible) on the day of games. Assume games are on unless cancellation is posted here.
Please never try to squeegy or dig canals to drain the fields, this only creates valleys and lips and causes more puddling at the next rain. We have groundskeepers who will use siphon pumps and grooming tools if the soaking is minimal.