What is Slow Pitch?
Slow Pitch is a recreational softball program for anybody wanting to have fun, increase their physical activity and is looking for the social aspects of a team sport.
It is a mixed competition for those >18 which caters for all skill levels.
A softcore 12” ball is used.
No experience is necessary!
When is the next mixed Slow Pitch season at MWSA?
☀️ Starts 2 September 2022
Friday evenings, from 6pm
4 rounds (2, 9, 16 & 23 September)
☀️ All equipment provided
☀️ $50 for the season (a credit will be applied in full for those that registered and paid for the washed-out February/March 2022 Slow Pitch season – to be used for this September Slow Pitch season only)
☀️ Individuals, groups of friends and teams of 9-12 if >18 years old are all welcome to register!
☀️ Abbott Road Diamonds, North Curl Curl
☀️ Register now! Slow Pitch Registration
See you on the diamond for Slow Pitch in September!
Questions? Contact MWSA
What are the rules in Slow Pitch?
Slow Pitch is a variation of softball that provides a social game that all can play.
For those that play either softball or baseball here are the main differences:
Pitching is underarm at a moderate speed. If it’s pitched to fast, it’s a ball.
All foul balls count as strikes so a ball hit foul on strike 3 is OUT.
All plays in Slow Pitch are force plays. No tagging is permitted
All runners must run on a hit ball.
Sliding is not permitted. A base runner who slides is out.
There is no stealing bases when a pitched ball is not batted.
Bunting is not allowed.
There is a safety zone of 1 metre around each base and home plate. They represent safe ground for the base runner who must have a foot within the circle before the fielder with the ball touches the base to which the base runner is advancing.
There are commitment lines marked halfway between second and third bases and third base and home plate. If a base runner places a foot on or over this commitment line they are committed to advance to the next the base, except when the umpire calls foul ball or no pitch.
In Slow Pitch, a must is TO HAVE FUN!!!