Defiance Softball has been a non-profit organization since 2005. The league has been in existence in one form or another since about 1975.
The league emphasizes teaching fundamentals and sportsmanship at all levels of play. We seek to instill the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and hard work to mold youth we impact everyday.
We oversee the girls leagues of 16u, 12u, 10u, and 8u (coach pitch). We also run the Defiance city T-ball league under the DSA. Overall, we have about 500 kids participate per summer on over 35 teams. We strive to teach the girls the basics of softball while also emphasizing fair play, respect for teammates and coaches, respect of the game, and companionship throughout the league. We realize the importance of guidance not only on the field of play, but also off the field.
We also currently field three Spring League teams. At the end of the summer program we also field an All-Star team for each age group.
Each year, we host the City League Championship Tournament and the All Star Travel Team Tournament. Additionally, Defiance Softball partners with the Defiance Umpire Association to ensure that all umpires are trained and sanctioned by Softball USA League.
Concessions & Volunteers
We have a fully stocked concession stand on site and are always looking for volunteers, this is an important part of the league and much appreciated!
Interested in volunteering at the concession stand? Please contact Board Member and Concessions Manager Elissa Crigger at 419-980-8315 for more information and available time slots.
An adult is always supervising and working in the concession stand, any students volunteering must be at least 14 years of age.
Field workers are always needed to help in July during our Summer Classic games. Please contact Board Member and Tournament Coordinator Chris Engle at 419-956-9203.
Thank you in advance!