Girls between the ages of 6 and 12 can register for this year's Southern Tier Girls Babe Ruth Softball League season starting Friday, Jan. 25.
In-person registration will be held at five locations. Players participating in the league can come from the following school districts: Bemus Point; Chautauqua Lake; Falconer; Frewsburg; Jamestown; Panama; Randolph; and Southwestern.
Players can register at any of the registration locations and times. A birth certificate is required for age verification of new players to the league. Registration fees are between $35 and $50, depending on which league girls plan to participate in.
Participating girls must be between the ages of 6 and 12 as of Dec. 31, 2012. Girls who are age 6 through 8 will play in the Rookie League, girls ages 9 through 10 will play in the Minor League and girls ages 11 through 12 will play in the Major League. Girls ages 13 through 16 will play in the 13 to 16 Year Old League.
Registrations for all age leagues must be completed and submitted by Friday, March 1 for the girls to be eligible to play this season.
Girls will be able to order uniforms and sweatshirts at the time of registration. Parents and coaches will also be able to order sweatshirts, as well.
Registration locations and times:
Friday, Feb. 8 - Chautauqua Lake High School main entrance, 6 to 8 p.m.;
Tuesday, Feb. 12 - Frewsburg Robert H. Jackson Elementary School cafeteria, 5:30 to 8 p.m.; and
Saturday, Feb. 16 - Jamestown Cycle Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The league schedule will be based on the number of teams and number of fields available. Games are expected to begin on Saturday, April 27,with the season ending about Wednesday, June 19.