Junior Softball

Junior Baseball/ Softball is primarily for 4th and 5th graders. Players will be introduced to a higher level of play. Rules are set up to allow for more realistic play while still allowing for an instructional game.

Week of April 3rd- Week of April 17th: practice only

Week of April 24th- Week of May 22nd: games begin

Week of May 29th- Mid-Season Break (1 week break)

Week of June 5th- Week of June 12th: games continued

  • Players are allowed to pitch one inning in a game.
  • Once the pitcher has pitched 4 called balls, the batter's coach then throws 3 pitches and the batter must put the ball into play or they are called out.
  • Players are allowed to steal one base per batter, but home is closed to stealing.
  • No player shall sit out more than 2 innings per game except in case of injury.
  • Junior teams also play teams formed through the Coralville and Solon Recreation Departments.
  • Junior teams participate in the NLCBS tournament at the end of the season.

Did you know that NLCBS provides scholarships for youth to participate, we firmly believe everyone gets to play.

Funds for scholarships are provided through local sponsorship and donations from participants just like you, every dollar helps! If you would like to make a tax deductible financial contribution please contact operations@nlcbs.org today!