SOFTBALL - GENERAL INFORMATION

WBC Wildcats is one of the state’s largest softball clubs, last year fielding 11 teams. The club prides itself on providing a family friendly environment with a huge focus on development.

WBC Wildcats tries to ensure that all coaching staff attain accreditation through Softball Australia national accreditation scheme; this is to ensure that you or your child are coached under approved national processes and in the latest and correct techniques.  

WBC Wildcats train at Apsley reserve in Willetton and play in the “South East Metropolitan Softball Association” at Hossack Reserve in Parkwood on Saturdays.

We have varying divisions for players depending on your age, skill level and experience.

 

Juniors (Under 12s):

For girls and boys aged between 7 and 11 years – they must not have turned 12 by 31st December. The emphasis is on having fun and learning the basic principles and positions of softball with games being played on Saturday mornings at Hossack Reserve in Parkwood. Training is held in the evening during the week at Willetton Park.

Juniors (Under 14s and Under 16s):

For girls and boys aged between 12 and 15 years. There are no mixed teams in these age groups. Teams usually consist of 11 to 12 players and the emphasis is on having fun and learning the basic principles and positions of softball with games being played on Saturday mornings at Hossack Reserve in Parkwood. Training is held in the evening during the week at Willetton Park.

Juniors (Under 18s):

For girls 14 -17 (NB- can’t turn the age of 18 before 31st Dec). Teams usually consist of 11 to 12 players and are made up of similar skill levels and ability. Games are played on Saturday mornings at Hossack Reserve in Parkwood.

Seniors:

WBC Wildcats softball caters for Ladies of all ages and skills. WBC Wildcats has senior teams in the A, B and C grades competing at the South East Metropolitan Softball Association (SEMSA).  All senior games are played on Saturday afternoons at Hossack Reserve in Parkwood.