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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 Spring Registration

To register for the 2020 Spring season, please click on the following link: https://rosevillegirlsfastpitchsoftball.sportngin.com/register/form/228799821

 



 

October RAF Board Meeting

The next Roseville Area Fastpitch Board Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 16th from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the Rosebrook Park Building located at 2590 Fry Street in Roseville. This will be a closed meeting to allow the board to create the 2020 teams.


 

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 2018, you will play on the 12U team in 2019, 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

Training Opportunities

For fastpitch training opportunities, click on the PDFs below!

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