Welcome to Bourne Youth Girls Softball
An Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball Member League
“The Official Home of the Bay State Sharks Girls Fastpitch Travel Teams!”
Bourne Youth Girls Softball (BYGS) is a community based in-town non-profit, volunteer organization designed to provide an opportunity for all interested players to participate in both an organized recreational and competitive travel programs based on fundamentals, skill development, and teamwork. Our mission will work to foster self-esteem, good sportsmanship, social well being, community spirit and leadership. BYGS is a member of the ASA/USA Softball of Massachusetts, which governs Junior Olympic (J.O.) Softball, and PONY Fastpitch Softball. Through these memberships, it participates in the Cape Cod Canal League and the Cape Cod Girls Softball League, along with ASA and PONY tournaments throughout the Northeast area including the States and the Regionals. Player development is directed toward high school participation and beyond.
In order to help achieve these objectives, we have established three programs to accommodate the various age groups within the league. We provide an Instructional League for girls in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades, a Minor League for girls in grades 3 - 5, and a Major League for girls in grades 6 - 8. We also offer a summer traveling program for 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U age divisions. Use the links on the left to learn more about our programs and sponsors, find information for players and coaches, locate a field, or look up a league contact.
Welcome to the 2017 Softball Season Registration with the Bourne Youth Girls Softball League!!
The BYGS Board is excited to be launching another exciting season of Recreational Softball for girls in grades K-8.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Click here to sign up
Bourne Youth Girls Softball uses SportsPilot for its registration system. This registration will allow you to provide contact information, sign consents and submit payment. If you have a family account through another SportsPilot-powered organization (such as Bourne Youth Soccer) you can use the same login to access your profile for softball registration. If you have never registered a family account with SportsPilot, you must create a new account first, which will let you set your own login credentials for future access to your account. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard or Discover card available. The cost of registration includes a team jersey, pants, umpire fees, ASA insurance, league equipment, etc. Remember to register early for lower fees!
REGISTER TODAY!!! Click here to sign up
"Bourne to Pitch" Pitching Clinics are Back!!!
Once again BYGS will be holding Pitching Clinics geared for the athlete at the beginner level interested in learning the mechanics, fundamentals and basic skills of fastpitch softball pitching. Led by Bourne High School Varsity Head Coach & Pitching Coach Glen Gifford and staff, you will enhance your knowledge of the fundamentals, practice skills, and be taught drills that you may take home and continue to improve upon with. Advanced pitchers and Travel team pitchers are welcome but are required to bring your own catcher. All Participants are to have their own glove and proper athletic clothing and are asked to wear tennis shoes. These clinics allow players to come and learn new skills and sharpen old ones.
All clinics will be held at the Bourne Middle School Gym on Mondays. Times/Dates: Mondays 6-7:30pm October 3rd, 17th, 24th; Mondays 6-7:30pm November 14th, 21st; Monday 6:30-8pm November 28th; Fridays 6-7:30pm December 9th, 16th; Fridays 6-7:30pm January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; Fridays 6-7:30pm February 3rd, 10th, 17th; Fridays 6-7:30pm March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st. (Please be advised this schedule is subject to change).
The Cage is an indoor, heated, air-conditioned, sports centered performance training facility that offers three batting tunnels and 2 pitching lanes. The facility can also be used for indoor practices and field work drills. The Cage also offers one-on-one coaching instruction with their highly trained and local staff. The Cage also offers clinics and strengthening camps to help improve your game in a fun and safe way during the off-seasons and regular season.
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SOFTBALL EVALUATIONS MARCH 11TH
Softball Evaluations will be held on Saturday March 11th in the Bourne Middle School Gymnasium. The Minor League (Grades 3-5) will start at 9:30am and the Major League (Grades 6-8) will start at 11:00am. There are No Evaluations for the Instructional League (Grades K-2). All participants should wear sneakers. Attendance for returning players is not required for Evaluations, but is strongly recommended. All girls will be placed on teams regardless of ability. All Coaches must be present.
Draft Night Tuesday March 14th at a location to be determined.
Opening Day is set for Saturday April 29th at Bourne High School Varsity Softball Field. In case of rain Opening Day will be Sunday April 30th.
Cape Cod Canal Girls Softball League season starts Monday May 1st.
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