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Please visit www.desplainesjrwarriorssoftball.com for the latest information and to register!

 

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Jr Warriors Softball is a volunteer-led, not-for-profit organization. We offer girls (K-8th grade) recreational and competitive softball. The season begins at the end of April and will usually end by July 4th, weather permitting.

Jr Warriors Softball plays in the Crosstown League, playing teams across the north and northwest suburbs in their regular play schedule.  As a feeder program for  Maine West High School, the Jr. Warriors softball league serves to teach girls the basics and prepare them for the high school team.

Jr Warriors Softball is 100% run by volunteers from board members to managers, coaches, and team parents. We are always looking for additional volunteers. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, please fill out the contact form on this page or contact any board member or league commissioner. Without volunteers, this league would not exist.

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Financial Aid is Available!
Please fill out the financial aid application, found here
Financial Aide Form

Refer a Friend
Our community league grows fastest when your daughters invite their friends to play. Receive a $15 discount if your daughter has a friend join the league (who is not a previous DPGS player).
Equipment List
Each player needs to provide a softball glove and athletic shoes. Non-metal spikes are required for older ages. Sliding protection is also required for the older grades. Either softball pants can be worn or shorts, with compression/undershorts and a sliding leg guard can be worn. They are available for purchase on the registration form. 
The league can provide batting helmets and smaller bats for those who need them. 

Typical Schedule and Important Dates
Online Registration starts on December 13, 2021.
Two in person registration events will occur at Prairie Lakes on:
January 19, 2022 from 7-9 pm and
February 12, 2021 from 10 am -2 pm
Player evaluations are 
Saturday 3/5/22 2-3pm for 5th & 6th grade / 3-4pm for 7th & 8th grade.
Sunday 3/6/22 2-3pm for 5th & 6th grade / 3-4pm for 7th & 8th grade
at the Des Plaines Park District PRAIRIE LAKES Gym.
 
Single A (K-2 grade) teams are split up by school. No evaluations are required.
Managers Meeting and Team Selections: TBD 
Practices start after April 1st, weather permitting. 
Single A (K-2 grade) typically practice once a week in the evening
AA, AAA, and Major will likely practice twice a week in the evening
All will have a practice time Saturdays. 

Games begin the week of May 1

Regular Season ends Monday, June 20

Playoffs begin TBD

Championship Games TBD

All-Star Games Sunday, TBD


League email: Desplainesjrwarriorssoftball@gmail.com

League webpage: desplainesjrwarriorssoftball.com
Phone number/weather hotline: 847-802-8184
Follow us on Instagram! @dpjrwarriorssoftball