General Information

The First Friends Sports (FFS) Adult Co-Ed Softball League is open to all of age in our community and is on a “Bring Your Own Team” basis.  It is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for males and females age 15 and up based on FFS’s values.   A minimum of 12 participants on a team, a maximum of 16.  Fifty percent of team players on the field are required to be female, adjust rosters accordingly. Umpire will be provided for each game. There will be a short devotional time where we share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ every week.

 

League Dates:  Fall 2020 Cancelled, Please check back June, 2021

 

Fee: $60.00 for each individual on team (12 participant minimum, maximum of 16).  Team shirts will be included in cost for 12 participants on team, additional shirts can be purchased at $10.00 ea with check/cash at least one week’s notice prior to first game.  (2020 fee subject to change)

Refund Policy: $5.00 fee retained for all refunds. No refund will be given after the first week of games. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Registration: Registrations are on a “Bring Your Own Team” basis, register individually online with debit/credit card, indicating Team Coach Name.  Registrations will be available online at least one month prior to start date.  Deadline to register is TBA (2021).   Coaches are asked to turn in Team Roster at Coaches Meeting, TBA (2021).   Individuals wanting to play but not already on a team roster can contact the Sports Office at sports@firstfriends.org to obtain coaches phone numbers in order to contact them to find a team.  Do not register online, unless you are on a team.

 

Game Days and Times:  Saturdays, Doubleheaders beginning at 9:30am and 12Noon (2020 schedule, subject to change)  Location: First Friends Church ball fields.  Games will have a one hour time limit & umpire will be provided.

 

Practice:  TBA     Coaches will contact you to inform you of the time.

 

End of Season Celebration:  After games TBA,located in the Pavilion

 

Gender Policy Statement:
Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

Questions?
Call Sports Office at 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

 

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Coaches Resources

Coaches:  Follow directions below to complete background check and concussion training if you have not done so within the last 3 years at First Friends Church.   Coaches Training Meeting TBA 2021.  Location: TBA  Please bring completed Rosters.

For printable copy of Team Registration please click on the links below, print out both pages.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT TEAM FORM Page 1

CLICK HERE TO PRINT TEAM FORM Page 2

 

Coed Softball Rulebook FFC Coed Softball Rules Fall 2020

 

Click on the links below to complete requirements:

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

(At end of online training, print out the Concussion Training Certificate and submit to sports@firstfriends.org)

Background Check (Click Link)

 

**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Lindsay Law handout out for Coaches (Click here to download) – Needs read by every coach

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

 

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2020