Andrew Legare of The Star-Gazette examines travel softball with his article "GIRLS OF SUMMER: Travel softball a big draw"

For up-to-date information on tryouts and tournaments, visit

NY Southern Tier Youth Fastpitch Softball on Facebook.

Section IV is home to some of the best travel softball programs in
New York. Spring sports is only the beginning of the softball season for many of our best athletes. Check the images and websites below for more information about these travel teams!

Tryout information below is for the 2021-2022 season:

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We will be holding tryouts for the 10U, 12U and 16U divisions. The links to sign up with be on the individual team Facebook pages. All tryouts except the 10U Developmental team will be at the Elmira Heights Cinderella Fields. 111 E. 11th St., Elmira Heights, NY 14903.

10u:

1st year 10u team

(Developmental team)

Coach: Chris Tobey

July 27th 6-8pm

Tryout location:

Chapel Park-

83 Personius Rd. Pine City, NY 14871

https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSek6NuMyKn.../viewform...

 

2nd year 10u team

Coach: Liz Reed

July 28th 530-645pm

Pitchers and catchers until 730pm

 

12u:

2nd year 12u team

Coaches: Hailey & Jodie Burdick

August 3rd & 4th

6-8pm

https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSc9moU5F5y.../viewform...

 

16u:

06' team, 1st year 16u team there is only a couple spots on this team

Coaches: Justin Pack & Mike Buchanan

August 3rd 6-8pm

https://lm.facebook.com/l.php...

 

05' Team

This is a 2nd year 16u team. There will be a few spots on this team.

Coaches: Justin Pack & Mike Buchanan

August 4th 6-8pm

https://lm.facebook.com/l.php...

 

16u team

This is a 1st year 16u team. There will be a few spots available on this team.

Coaches: Jeremy Pack & Steve Bleecker

August 5th 6-8pm

https://lm.facebook.com/l.php...

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******* UPDATED JULY TRYOUT DATES **********

Come try out for a great organization and team!!!

The Rumble 16u team will be hosting tryouts for the upcoming 21-22 season. Tryouts will be on Friday, July 23rd, 6-8 pm and Saturday, July 24th, 2-4 pm at Harold Moore Park, 2801 Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13850.

 

Any questions please contact Coach Craig Bowman @ (607) 343-4302 or Coach PJ Quattrocchi @ (607) 316-0460

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2021/2022 Rochester Lady Lions Try-Outs

Rochester Try Out Location: Our Lady of Mercy High School 1437 Blossom Rd Rochester, NY 

Binghamton Try Out Location: Greater Binghamton Sports Complex 1500 Airport Rd, Binghamton, NY 

Rochester Try Out Dates

August 2nd: 10 and Under/12 and Under

August 3rd: 16 and Under/18 and Under

August 4th: 14 and Under

August 5th: All Age Groups

Registration opens at 5:00

Pitchers and Catchers group stretching and throwing begins at 5:20

Pitchers and Catchers tryout starts at 5:30

Position Players group stretching and throwing begins at 5:45 

Position Player tryout begins at 6:00

Binghamton Try Out Dates

August 3rd: 10u/12u 5:30-7:00 and 14u/16u/18u 7:00-8:30

August 5th: 10u/12u 5:30-7:00 and 14u/16u/18u 7:00-8:30

August 7th: 10u/12u 10:00-11:30 and 14u/16u/18u 11:30-1:00

 

2021/2022 Rochester Lady Lions Coaches

10 and Under Rochester: Jeff Buscemi (2011,2012,2013 DOB)

*12 and Under Rochester: Bonnie Parotta (2010 DOB)

*12u and Under Rochester: Sabrina Quillen (2009 DOB)

12 and Under Binghamton: Courtney Williams (2009/2010 DOB)

14 and Under Rochester: Erik Mathis

14 and Under Rochester: Dan Watson

14 and Under Rochester: TBD

14 and Under Binghamton: Sean Beers

*16 and Under Rochester: Randy Cook (2006 DOB)

*16 and Under Rochester: Tom Brawn (2005 DOB)

16U/18U Binghamton: Todd Rosenkrans 

*18 and Under Binghamton: Bob Fox (2022,2023)

*18 and Under Showcase: Rob Kersch (2022,2023 2024 Grad years) 

This team will be playing College Exposure Events in the Fall and Summer.

Open Rochester: Matt Moroz

Open Rochester: Rob Kersch

*represents non-parent Head Coach

 

Our confidential player registration is live.  Register Today at rochesterladylions.com!

2021/2022 Binghamton Blast Tryouts

For the 2021/2022 season Binghamton Blast will be holding tryouts during the first week of August! We will be fielding teams at 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U this season!!

 

Please fill out the information below to pre-register. Tryouts will be held from 530-730, coaching announcements for 14U, 16U and 18U to be announced 7/18/21 and will be added to this page when announced. We are welcoming coach Stacy Skrivan at 12U this season!

 

Please reach out with any questions via our Facebook page, or email Binghamtonblast@yahoo.com!

 

Playing cost: $600 ($200 due by September 1st, remainder left due in February after fundraising.) (All registrations are kept confidential and only shared with the coaches.)

Registration Form

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Here is all the info everyone needs for tryouts for the 2021-2022 season…We are based out of Athens Pa but have coaches in multiple areas of Southern Tier of NY and Northern Tier of Pa.

We will be having 5 teams..

10u - Head Coach Justin Wolcott

12u - Head Coach Dino Johnson

14u - Coaches Craig Sullivan & John Colunio

18u - Maynard

18u - Thetga

Tryout dates are as follows….

Thursday August 5th 5:30-8:00

Saturday August 7th 5:30-8:00

Sunday August 8th 5:30-8:00

Tuesday August 10th 5:30-8:00

Location of tryouts - Riverfront Park Softball Field Sayre Pa.

Please wear proper softball apparel and footwear. Dress as if you’re playing in a game.

Bring plenty of water, Gatorade etc…

Bring all your own equipment. We will not have extra helmets, bats etc. for anyone to use.

Parents…Drop your child off, fill out paperwork and please go outside the outfield fence or up on the hill to your vehicle. No hanging around the sideline, dugouts or registration tent during tryouts!!!!

Please show up early!!!! Registration closes at 5:25 each evening and tryouts start promptly at 5:30!!

Here is what you can expect from Storm…

- 1-2 fall tournaments for each age group

- MVP hitting lessons in Elmira will start in November once a week. Usually an hour for the younger age groups. 2 hours for the older. This goes until the end of March.

- 10u will do hitting lessons at Stealin Home in Sayre with Coach Bennett. They will not go to MVP!!

- Pitcher/Catcher practice starts in December.

- Team practices start in January once a week on the weekends.

- There is always a possibility for winter leagues in the Apalachin/ Binghamton areas for the younger teams. That will be a decision for each team to make.

- Spring/ Summer tourneys will start Memorial Weekend possibly earlier for 12u depending on rec ball or whatever. Each team will play a minimum of 6 tournaments.

- 18u will start a week later depending on District/Sectional play for school ball.

18u teams will be showcased as much as possible in front of college coaches. It is our mission to get these girls in college if that is their desire.

If you are 16u eligible but have what it takes to play 18u then by all means come to tryouts. We’re all about pushing kids to their max and playing up whenever possible. Age is just a number. Skill and confidence is what counts!!!

All teams will be pushed to their limits against tough competition. You won’t win every game but we promise you will get better every day you’re with us.

If for any reason you can not make a tryout but are wishing to try out for one of our teams please message us. We can always set up a private tryout for your child if need be.

Team fees will be advertised at tryouts.

If you’re looking for a program that has all the credentials then please give us a try.

Any questions/concerns you may have don’t hesitate to message us on our Facebook page, messenger or ask for a coaches number. They’ll be happy to get in touch with you... Looking forward to seeing lots of nervous and smiling faces later this summer!!!

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Registration for Fury Fastpitch tryouts is open. Please complete the form prior to tryouts. The form can be found at: https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLScRwIdeNM.../formResponse

Tryouts will be held on July 28 and August 2, at the Big Flats Community Park softball fields, 19 Registro Way, Big Flats, NY. Tryouts begin each night at 6 pm.

The Fury 2010 (12U) team will be holding tryouts on July 28 and 29.

August 4 is being reserved as a rain date.

The Fury organization is creating a new 10U team for the 2021-22 season. Girls born in 2011 and later are eligible to try out for the 10U team. In addition, there are two 12U teams (2010 and 2009); two 14U teams (2007 and 2008); one 16U; and two 18Uteams. Open positions are limited on each team. If you have questions about specific teams or age groups, please feel free to submit questions via Messenger. Thank you!

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The NY Lady Rebels Fastpitch is a Successful organization competing for 28 years at the 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u and 18u Gold Divisions, playing in high level tournaments on the East Coast. Our teams are made up of players from the Southern Tier of NY and PA. What can you expect from The Rebels Organization:

* Affordable, Rewarding Experience

* Competitive

* Fundamental Skills Based Player Development

* Commitment

* Knowledgeable, Experienced, Successful Coaches

* College Recruiting Guidance

* Players competing in Junior College (Current National Player of the Year), D3, D2, and D1 levels

You can register for tryouts at the link below:

https://forms.gle/Xxpa43nGotugWNVi8

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* Want to see your travel program listed here? Email me at section4softball@gmail.com