Introduction to mildly competitive situations and advanced intermediary skills. 12 players per team. Girls pitch from 30 feet, 6 pitches or a 4 balls with coach completing the at bat if necessary. No walks. Paid Umpire
Plays 12 or 13 game schedule with limited travel to other organizations. Scores and standings are kept. Actual game is 5 inning with 1:45 time limit. Schedule starts May 1 and runs through June 12th. Possible post season playoffs.
Use 55' bases, usuall same field as Grade 4 & 5 level
Children playing their 3rd year or those who have exceptional skills should play at Grade 4 & 5 Level. This level is designed for players with a minimum of 1 year's experience and advanced skills.
This is an important level and all organizations should attempt to field teams here. Not fielding teams at this age level will put the girls a year or two behind since otherwise they will just be learning the game for the first time at the Grade $ & 5 Level.