Welcome to the Official website for Chesterfield Baseball & Softball Association (CBSA)

2024 Spring American League

The American League is for girls ages 8-16. This program is for recreational or competitive recreational players looking to develop good fundamentals.

Team Registration (2 steps) -  Team and Player Registration is CLOSED!  Contact age level coordinator on the right side of this page if you have questions.

1) Register Your Team 

  • Manager should register the team Nov. 1, 2023 through - Jan. 31, 2024.  No fee to register a team.  You will input an expected roster which includes player first name, last name and email address of parent.  You will "Invite" the parent who will get an email with a link to register.  Rosters can be edited at any time so players can be added or removed as necessary.  Parent pays player fee of $175/player when they register  ($25 late fee after Feb. 11).

2) Players Register ($175/player)

  • After registering the team, entering a roster and "inviting" players, parents receive an email with a link to register.  Be sure to check SPAM and junk mail for the email.  

  • Player Registration Nov. 1 through January 31 -  if you are expected on a manager's roster, you will receive an emailed INVITE from the manager with a link to register.  Be sure to check SPAM and junk mail for the email.  If you are looking for a team, you can register under option "Player without a team" which will place the player on an Available Players list.  You can also go to the Discussion Board and place and ad for a Player Looking for a Team or look at ads for Teams Looking for Players.   CBSA will do it's best to find your player a team but cannot guarantee placement

League Format
  • Games begin April 1, 2024
  • 12-Game Season:  April  - June 
  • 2024 Games played: Fridays (6pm, 7:30pm), Saturdays & Sundays (9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm), Mondays (6pm, 7:30pm)
  • Game length: 75 minutes (80 minutes for 8U pitching machine)
  • 8U Machine Pitch
  • All league games will be played at Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
    • Quads C, D, E & F - all turf infields!
  • 3 Pre-season practices at Chesterfield; 3 In-season practices for 8U and 10U teams only
2024 Eligibility  (Play New USA 2024 Age Levels)
CBSA does not allow any player to be on more than one roster, regardless of age, division or league.
 

8U (Machine Pitch) for players born 9/1/14 - 8/31/15
10U for players born 9/1/12 - 8/31/14
12U for players born 9/1/10 - 8/31/12
14U for players born 9/1/08 - 8/31/10

Divisions
  • 8U
          East   Club Teams or working to become a Club Team
          West  Recreational teams
  • 10U - 15U
          East  Predominantly 2nd year teams
          West  Predominantly 1st year teams
Guest Player Policy*
CBSA will allow guest players for American League teams, provided the following are met:
  • Team must have at least 11 players on Official Roster
  • Team must have 8 or fewer available players (9 for 8U-10U American Softball) to enlist a guest player
Guest Player
  • Must be a currently registered CBSA player in the American League (no Select League players)
  • Cannot be from a division higher
  • Must wear their own team uniform
  • Guest players cannot pitch

* Managers must notify coordinator 24 hours before game.  Not for permission but so coordinator can let the opposing manager know of guest player.

* Umpire and other manager must be made aware of guest player at ground rules.

Looking For A Team?  Check out our discussion boards
Fall Softball American League
2023 Fall League Format 
  • 8-Game Season:  August 19 - October 12, 2023
  • Games played any day of the week:  Monday - Friday (6pm, 7:30pm), Saturday - Sunday (9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm)
    • 12U & 14U divisions will not be scheduled on Sundays to allow participation in Feeder League
  • Game time 1 hr 20 min, with hard stop
  • Managers will be given 12  blackout dates to avoid conflicts
    • For the 2023 Fall season, no games scheduled on the following dates:   September 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15, 16, 17 
  • No standings will be kept
  • All league games played at Chesterfield
  • $900/Team
Divisions  (Play New USA 2024 Age Levels)
  • 8U (Machine Pitch) for players born 9/1/14 - 8/31/15
  • 10U for players born 9/1/12 - 8/31/14
  • 12U for players born 9/1/10 - 8/31/12
  • 14U for players born 9/1/08 - 8/31/10
Registration
2024 American Softball Team Registration

Team Registration

CLOSED


2024 American Softball Player Registration

$175 per player ($25 late fee after Feb. 10th)


Players with a team 
Register using email invite link from coach

Players without a team   
Please see the Discussion Boards for Teams Looking For Players and to place an ad for Player Looking for a Team

Looking for a couple 10U (5th graders), 12U (6th graders) and several 14U players!  Please contact Jeanne Andrews 

Player Registration
Draft Player Registration has closed

If you are on an expected roster, please ask your manager to resend your invitation to register. 


If you do not have a team, please contact your age level coordinator below to see if there are any available spots.

American League Coordinators

Your Age Group Coordinator is your primary contact for any questions you may have about managing your CBSA team.

Commissioner

Jeanne Andrews
jeannelandrews@gmail.com

Girls 8U Coordinator

John Reinhardt
stlthunder@gmail.com

Girls 10-14U Coordinator

Jeanne Andrews
jeannelandrews@gmail.com

Rules

Softball Rule Book (updated 3/1/23)

Softball Rules Grid (updated 3/1/23)

Bat Regulations

  • No drop restrictions
  • Must have 2 ¼” barrel
  • Must meet USA requirements (Rule 3, Section 1) and bear the Official USA/ASA emblem.
  • Baseball bats are not permitted.
  • Non-Approved Bat List