2012 Women’s Softball Tryouts (U18 & U21)

Tryouts for the 2012 Newfoundland Selects Midget (U18) and Junior (U21) Women’s Provincial Softball Teams will begin on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012.

Female athletes born in 1991 or later are eligible to tryout and those selected will compete at the 2012 U18 Montreal International Challenge (early July) and/or U21 Women’s Canadian Softball Championships (early August) as well as other Local, Provincial, and possibly Intra-Provincial events throughout the 2012 season.

Athletes selected to these programs will be expected to make a full commitment to indoor training at the NL Sports Centre (or alternate venues) until May, at which time training and competition will move outdoors and continue until the end of the softball season.

In addition, athletes are expected to make a full commitment to all other program requirements including individual fitness testing and team conditioning.

Athletes born in 1992 or later that are selected to the 2012 NL Selects program will form the core of the Selection Pool for the Newfoundland and Labrador Female Softball entry into the 2013 Canada Summer Games.

Final Selections for the 2013 Canada Summer Games Team will be announced at a date following the 2012 season.

The coach reserves the right to make cuts or add players to the pool/team at any time throughout the duration of the Selects and Canada Summer Games Programs.

Interested athletes must pre-register by emailing Paul Smith at softball.coach@hotmail.com by Friday, February 24th, 2012.


Due to the anticipated competition for roster positions interested players are strongly encouraged to attend all tryouts. Walk-on tryouts will NOT be permitted to attend as all planning will be based on the number of expected participants. Once the tryout process begins information on future tryout dates and other expected participation will be communicated through email to individual athletes.

The cost to tryout is $30.00 (non-refundable) due before the athletes initial tryout.

For further information regarding the tryout process or the program please email:

Paul Smith
Head Coach
Newfoundland Selects/2013 Canada Games Junior Women’s Softball Program