Softball is a bat and ball sport played between two teams of 10 to 14 players. Every team aims to score as many runs possible against the opponent by striking the ball with a specific bat. Softball is a summer sport where athletes train and compete from March through June.
- Traditional team competition
- Unified team competition
Criteria for Advancement
Teams are required to compete in league play to advance to sectional competition. Individual athletes may only miss two league games to be eligible to advance to Summer Games.
- Teams must be properly uniformed with numbered shirts, softball pants or shorts, and rubber cleats or sneakers.
- Batting helmets are required.