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ALL RAF ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 10, 2020. 

About Roseville Area Fastpitch

Roseville Area Fastpitch is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for girls up to 18 years old to compete on the softball field. RAF is organized and administered by an all-volunteer Board of Directors who each shares a common mission to provide an opportunity for girls of similar age and similar abilities to participate in a competitive organized softball program.


2020 Winter Workouts

All workouts will take place at Minnesota Fastpitch Academy located at 899 3rd Street SW in New Brighton, MN.

Team Workouts

10U Black:

Wednesday, April 1st and April 8th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

 

10U White: 

Wednesday, April 1st and April 8th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

 

10U Silver:

Thursday, April 2nd, and April 9th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

 

12U Black:

Thursday, April 2nd, and April 9th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

 

12U White:

Thursday, April 2nd, and April 9th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

 

14U Black:

Thursday, April 2nd, and April 9th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

 


RAF Open Gym Time

We will be holding open gym time at Central Park Elementary on Saturday, April 4, 2020 and Saturday, April 11, 2020. All athletes are welcome to attend.

10U - 9:00-10:00 am

12U - 10:00-11:00 am

8U - 11:00am-Noon

14U - Noon to 1:00 pm


Visit the RAF Store!

Get your softball gear and raise dollars for Roseville Area Fastpitch. RAF Team Store


 

2020 8U Spring Registration

All but our 8U teams are full. To register for 8U, please click on the following link: https://rosevillegirlsfastpitchsoftball.sportngin.com/register/form/228799821

 


 

March RAF Board Meeting

The next Roseville Area Fastpitch Board Meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 15th at 6:30 pm at the Rosebrook Park Building at 2590 Fry Street.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

We are always excited to have new faces joining our fastpitch program!  We have developed a list of our most common questions & answers to help you learn more about our program.

Question Answer
What league do we play in? Tri-County Fastpitch (except 8U)
What day are games played? 8U: Wed. 10U: Tues/Thurs. 12U: Mon/Wed. 14U: Tues/Thurs
When do games start? 8U/10U/12U: Approx May 1. 14U: Approx May 15
What time do games begin? 6:00 PM
Are all games double headers? Yes -- 10U-14 play double headers…. And NO…. 8U play only a single game
How long are games? 8U: 65 Minutes 10-14U: 65 Min or 7 Innings
How do I know what age level my daughter should play in? Age groups are determined by the age of the athlete on December 31st of the previous year. For example, if you are 12 years old on Dec. 31st of 2019, you will play on the 12U team in 2020, even if you turn 13 before the softball season started.
What size ball is used? 8U/10U - 11" Ball. 12U and Up - 12" Ball
What is the pitching distance? 8U/10U: 35 feet. 12U: 40 feet. 14U & Up: 43 feet
Do 8U girls pitch? No. 8U uses a pitching machine
Are there tournaments/weekend games? Yes. Your registration fee pays for 2 tournaments + the end of the year league tournament.
Are there state tournament/national tournaments available? Yes. Your team can qualify for the State Tournament during the year end league tourney. Teams can qualify for national tournaments from their other tournaments.
What equipment do I need? As an association we do have some available equipment that can be used by a team -- like catchers gear, batting helmets & bats. When purchasing your own equipment, here are some guidelines:
Helmets must have an attached face guard and chin strap
Gloves - recommend not using a "T-Ball" glove for the younger girls, these are too small
Cleats. Not required but recommended. No metal cleats until 14U. If you have soccer cleats and they fit - use them.
Sliding Pants and Knee sliders are optional and up to the girls (parents) discretion.
Face Shields are optional as well. Recommended (but not required) for all pitchers

Our Sponsors

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Kelly Affeldt.

Sponsored by Little Canada Recreation Association

Little Canada Recreation Association

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LCRA is a proud supporter of Roseville Fastpitch.  LCRA sponsors many local events for the residents of Little Canada -- including Canadian Days Events, Ice Fishing & Golf Tournaments.  Check out their website for the full list of events.

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Uppercut Embroidery

Supplier of Uniform and Fan Apparel for RAF

 

Uppercut Embroidery
2849 Centerville Rd Little Canada, MN 55117
Phone: 651-398-3583
Email: uppercut.emb@gmail.com