2008

Morris County Industrial Recreation Association

Men’s, Women’s and COED Slow Pitch Softball

Information Form

Registration Deadline:  March 3, 2008

No registrations will be accepted without 1) Entry Fee 2) Team Roster/Waiver 3) MCIRA Membership dues 4) Home field for half the season. Incomplete registrations will be placed on a waiting list. The registration fee is non-refundable.

 

Registration Fee (Includes regular season game softballs plus 2 balls for playoffs)

Men’s league:

$995 per team no later than March 3, 2008.

COED League:

$915 per team no later than March 3, 2008.

Women’s League:

$720 per team no later than March 3, 2008.

NOTE: Entry Fees received after the start of the season: Men = $1100, COED = $1000, Women = $820

 

Levels of Play

Nights of Play

Regular Season Begins

Men’s League (men only!)

Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.

April 21-25

Women’s League (women only!)

Tues./Thurs.

April 21-25

COED League *

Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri.

April 21-25

 

*  nights are based on acquisition of fields

 

 

Home Fields :  Every team is RESPONSIBLE for securing a field for all home games.

 Required number of dates:      Men-minimum of 7 field dates                Women & COED-minimum of 6 field dates

 

Area Recreation Department:   Area recreation departments begin accepting ball field applications starting on January 2, 2008. Teams interested in these fields should apply as soon as possible! Generally, these ball fields are only available to corporations, which are located in their town. Other considerations for acquiring a home field include 1) The local school district 2) Non-public schools  3) Privately owned fields (industries, churches, etc.). Feel free to call MCIRA should you have any questions regarding fields.

General Information:

1.       Company game shirts are required. Softball shorts will be allowed. No gym shorts. Please order uniforms by early March.  Uniforms generally take 6-8 weeks for delivery.

2.       No metal spikes allowed.

3.       Catchers are required to wear a facemask.

4.       Necessary equipment to be supplied by the team includes: bats, score keeping, uniforms, catcher’s mask, first aid kit, chest protector (women only). Home team responsibilities: bases, home plate, pitcher’s plate and depending on which field checking out the condition of the playing field.

5.       Single games start at 6:05pm unless stated on your schedule. Double headers start at 5:30pm unless stated on your schedule.

6.       The minimum age requirement to participate in MCIRA is 18 years of age.

7.       “Contractors” or “Suppliers” in any company are NOT eligible to compete.

8.        The men’s league will play a 14-week season. The women’s and COED leagues will play a 12-week season.

9.       COED ONLY: The minimum number of players during a game shall have a ratio of 5 male/4 female or 4 male/5 female. A team is permitted to play with 3 female/male players, but there is a penalty to do so.

10.   Rules and Regulations will be handed out a later time and will contain more information.

11.   Registration fees include 16 game softballs for men, 14 game softballs for women/coed teams.

12.   Playoffs: Every team who fully participates in the regular season will qualify into a playoff tournament.

 

 

Make all checks payable to MCIRA, Inc., 1007 State Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825

Phone (908) 362-7005          Fax (908) 362-7018

Email:  jimc@mcira.com or fredf@mcira.com                   Website:  www.mcira.com

 

 

In order to register a team in the MCIRA Softball League, each team MUST submit a notarized waiver form. No faxed copies of rosters will be accepted and for companies with additional teams please duplicate the waiver form.