Introduction to basic playing rules and intermediary skills. 10 to 12 players per team. Coach pitches early in season. Girls pitch from 30', 6 pitches and coach finishes at bat if necessary second half of the season. No walks.
Plays 12 - 14 game schedule. Score and standings are not kept but actual innings are played (5 per game) with a time limit of 1 1/2 hours. Schedule starts around Early to Mid May and runs until the middle of June.
Use 55' bases, usually same field as Grade 4 & 5 level.
1st year players or players with 1 year of K/1 experience
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 tr two behind since otherwise they will just be learning the game for the first time at the Grade 4 & 5 Level.