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Registration

Wanted to provide some updates for all of you to avoid mass emails and phone calls that we have been receiving.

Registration for the 2023 Summer Season, opens December 1, 2022 and will close March 15, 2023 for all registrations.  Any registrations that come after March 15, 2023 will be subject to a $20 late fee.  Registration will officially close March 31, 2023 and after that  date, we  will not accept any late registrations.  

BVYSA Board

Program Costs

Division Age Qualification Gender Fee
T-Ball A player born after December 31, 2015 is eligible Co-ed $55.00
Coach Pitch A player born after December 31, 2015 is eligible Co-ed $55.00
8U Recreational A player born after December 31, 2013 is eligible Girls Only $55.00
10U Open, Competitive, and Recreational A player born after December 31, 2011 is eligible Girls Only $80.00*
12U Open, Competitive, and Recreational A player born after December 31, 2009 is eligible Girls Only $80.00*
14U Open, Competitive, and Recreational A player born after December 31, 2007 is eligible Girls Only $80.00*

Safe Sport

The Safe Sport Course was mandated by the US Congress for all National Governing Bodies of the USOC. That would be any sport that has USA in their title. It is a requirement for all individuals listed below. We ask that all our coaches, umpires, and/or administrators of youth leagues and teams that This needs to be done not only for championship play but should also apply for invitational and local league play. 

SAFESPORT Training

Beginning immediately, the free SafeSport training program is available to all members of USA Softball and the course can be taken by first logging into the RegisterUSA Softball website and then accessing the SafeSport option under the ACE Education tab. There is no cost involved in the SafeSport course. If you do not already have an account you will need to create one. 

SAFESPORT MISSION, PURPOSE & VISION

Mission
To cultivate and steward a culture of dignity and respect in sport.

Purpose
Enable every athlete to thrive by fostering a national sport culture of respect and safety, on and off the field of play.

Covered Individuals
The following is a list of categories under USA Softball that are subject to SafeSport training and Reporting:
 

  1. National Office Staff
     
  2. National Teams, including:
    1. Staff
    2. Coaches
    3. Players
    4. Athletic Trainers
    5. Medical Personnel
    6. Umpires appointed by the NGB to national championship events or international events
       
  3. Local Association Softball Officials, including:
    1. Board of Directors
    2. Commissioners appointed by the NGB
    3. JO Commissioners appointed by the NGB Commissioners
    4. Player Representatives appointed by the NGB Commissioners
    5. Umpires-In-Chief appointed by the NGB Commissioners
    6. National Championship Tournament Directors appointed by the NGB or NGB Commissioners
       
  4. A.C.E. Program Coaches of NGB’s Local Association Members


SafeSport training topics include the following:
 

  1. Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education
  2. Mandatory Reporting
  3. Emotional and Physical Misconduct


Each topic is approximately 30 minutes followed by a test and each topic provides a separate certificate upon completion.

All three courses must be completed in order to show a completed status on the RegisterUSA system, and in some cases to be allowed to continue processing additional membership options.

SafeSport training must be completed every two (2) years.

We encourage everyone take the free training now even those who have completed the training in recent years as a new version was just released in December 2017. SafeSport is free to everyone including coaches, athletes, parents and administrators at all levels.

GET STARTED: Login (or create an account) on RegisterUSASoftball.com and then access the SafeSport option under the ACE Education tab. When you’re on the SafeSport site please be sure to select USA Softball from the Organization list in order for USA Softball to be notified by SafeSport of your completion status.


USA SOFTBALL COACHES' ACE CERTIFICATION/ MANDATORY BACKGROUND CHECK

 

USA  Softball requires coaches and every person who intends to work directly with our players complete a background check and SafeSport training PRIOR to league practices or games.  This applies to coaches 10U and up, if you have questions please reach out.    

   ACE certification has a  "Safe Sport" component that you have to complete so please allow a few hours to complete this training.  BVYSA does not cover the cost of the ACE certification.

Please use the link below to set up your USA account which will allow you to complete your ACE certification and/or complete the mandatory background check.  Have your credit/debit handy as you will need to pay online to complete the process.  After you have completed the ACE certification or background check, you must print off the receipt/confirmation page and bring it to the coaches meeting in April or email it to hope@brandonvalleysoftball.com.  You will not be allowed to have  contact with your team/players until this documentation is received.