2019 Spring Softball Team Registration

$750.00$780.00

Welcome to Durham Softball! Please complete registration by following the directions below. Thanks for playing!

If you have a preference for which non-profit organization you’d like to play for, please rank your 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-most preferred options and we’ll try to accommodate everyone as best as possible. There is a $6 additional fee for added XX-Large Jersey orders, if needed.

If you have any questions, please email play@durhamsoftball.com prior to registering. Thanks for playing!

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Team Registration for Durham Softball’s 2019 Spring Season

Welcome to the Durham Softball League! This is the page to register and pay your entry fee for Team (13-16 players) participation in Durham Softball’s 2019 Spring Co-Ed Recreational Softball League.

Registration Details

  • $60 per Player Entry Fee for Single Season as a Free Agent or Small Group.
  • Full Teams (13-16 players) can purchase a Team Registration for the price of 12.5 players, or $750 ($46.88/player).
  • Choose a charity to play for and sign up as an individual or as a group.
  • Between 20% and 25% of all Entry Fees Will Be Donated to Local Non-Profit Organizations.

Benefits Included With Registration

League Details

  • Games will be played on Sundays at Shepard Middle School in Durham, NC.
  • Games potentially start between 9:30am and 5:00pm, if the League fields 16 Teams.
    • Games would start at 10:30am with 14 Teams and 11:30am with 12 Teams.
    • Schedules are balanced so that all Teams have a similar average game starting time.
  • Each Team Scheduled for 10 Regular Season Games + 1, 2, or 3 Playoff Games (As Low As $4.61/game).
  • Depending on total number of Teams, there will be a 9 or 10 Week Regular Season, with up to 2 Double-Headers per Team.
  • Two End-of-Season Tournaments Each Season – Championship (Top 6) and Consolation (Remaining).
  • Spring Season: Begins March 31; Ends Before July*
  • Summer Season: Begins One Week after Spring Season Playoffs; Ends Before November*

Sponsor Organizations

We have recruited a great group on local Durham non-profit organizations to be a part of our 3rd Charity Softball Season and we’re really excited to support and unite these incredible causes. For more information on the team sponsors that you’ll be playing for, and against, during the season, please check out these organizations below.

  • (SOLD OUT) Animals: Hope Animal Rescue, committed to improving the lives of abandoned animals in North Carolina.
  • (SOLD OUT) Environment: Don’t Waste Durham, creates solutions that prevent trash at its source.
  • (SOLD OUT) Food: PORCH-Durham, provides food to those children most in need.
  • (SOLD OUT) Firefighters: North Carolina Fallen Firefighter Foundationleads the effort to remember North Carolina’s fallen firefighters and their families.
  • Healthcare: Josh’s Hope, serves ages 18-35 who live with mental health conditions and/or struggle with a substance disorder.
  • (SOLD OUT) Housing: Families Moving Forward, provides families with children a stable, safe and loving environment.
  • (SOLD OUT) Housing: Housing for New Hope, mission to prevent and end homelessness.
  • Music: Kidznotes, pre-K through 12th grade out-of-school musical program.
  • (SOLD OUT) Poverty: CPCANCassists low-income families and individuals, including the working poor.
  • Schools: Shepard Magnet Middle School, provides a premiere educational environment where all students acquire knowledge, skills, and values necessary to live enriched lives.
  • (SOLD OUT) Senior Citizens: Meals on Wheels of Durham, enhances the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • (SOLD OUT) Special Needs: Miracle League of the Triangle, positive experiences for children and adults with special needs.
  • (SOLD OUT) Teachers: Crayons2Calculators, provides Durham teachers with the supplies they need for classroom success. 
  • (SOLD OUT) Veterans: Vets to Vets United, significantly improve a veteran’s life by providing companionship.
  • (SOLD OUT) Youth: South Durham Little League, provides baseball for children between the ages of 4 and 14.
  • (SOLD OUT) Youth: Girls on the Run of the Triangle, positively impacts young girls’ lives.

During the season, each team will be competing to win donations for their Sponsor Organization. The amount each Sponsor earns during the season is determined based on team’s results during the season. Basically, if your team wins a game, places in the Top 4 during the regular season, or does well in the playoffs, then your charity will receive a larger donation from Durham Softball at the end of the season. For details, check out the details of our Sponsor Donation Pool.

You do not need to have any type of previous affiliation with any of these organizations in order to play for their team. You can choose the play for any team you’d like, for any reason. We hope you’ll learn a little about each sponsor’s mission and find a cause that you fully support so you are excited about helping them out every week on the ball field.

If you have any questions, please ask!

Team Registration

If you have at least 13 players who can commit to playing softball on Sundays and think you can field a team of 10+ players every week, you should sign up as a Team.

  1. Select the number of jerseys your team will need in each size. Your total should add up to 16 jerseys.
  2. Choose the order of preference for your Team Sponsor selections. Assignments will be made in the order the registrations are received. You are not guaranteed to have your choices.
  3. Please note your teammates’ names and email addresses on your order under the “Order Notes” section at Checkout prior to proceeding to PayPal.

Final Team Assignments will be made on March 17, or ASAP within 48 hours of the final Spring registration deadline on March 15, 2019. If we are unable to match you with one of your Top 4 charity preferences, we will contact your Team Captain by email to discuss options.

Team Assignments will always prioritize keeping groups together over playing for a specific team, so you will always get to play with your friends regardless of what charity you are assigned. We hope all of our charities are considered worthy of your time and effort on the field.

If you want Free Agents added to your Team, please contact us and we’ll try to accommodate your request.

Signing Up as a Team, but Paying Individually

The cheapest option is to pay $750 + Tax in one transaction. However, if your team wants to sign up individually, please have your teammates add your Team Captain’s name at Checkout when they pay for their individual registration. We will group everyone together by your Captain’s name and make sure you all play on the same team. Fair warning – if 16 Players want to sign up by themselves, your team will pay $960, total, for a $750 item. That is an expensive convenience fee, but the extra funds will be used to maintain our field and certainly go to a good cause.

Refund Policy

We promise a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Because your refund will be reducing our Donation Pool, we hope you’ll give us a chance to fix any problems before it gets to that point. However, you can still request a refund for any reason. You will have to actually give a reason (so we can try to fix it for the next player), but any reason will be accepted. After the start of the season, prorated refunds will be honored if you are not satisfied with our league for any reason.

Additional Durham Softball League Details

Additional information

Sponsor #1

Joshs Hope, Kidznotes, Shepard Magnet Middle School, Any Team

Sponsor #2

Joshs Hope, Kidznotes, Shepard Magnet Middle School, Any Team

Sponsor #3

Joshs Hope, Kidznotes, Shepard Magnet Middle School, Any Team

Sponsor #4

Joshs Hope, Kidznotes, Shepard Magnet Middle School, Any Team

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