Female Baseball


Baseball Nova Scotia is proud to promote opportunities for girls to play baseball across the province! Check back to this page often for up to date information about girls baseball opportunities, events, and more!

 

Development

Program Description More Information
Bluenose League

Beginning in 2021, the Bluenose League offered all female leagues for the first time at the 12U and 14U divisions. Teams play 10-12 games, from early June to mid-August.

Teams participating in the Bluenose League are organized by local associations. For more information on all female baseball teams participating in the league, check out our Association Contact page for the association nearest to you. If your local association does not currently offer a team in participating in the league, girls are eligible to play on an all female team in another association.

  • 12U Playing Rules
  • 14U Playing Rules
  • Association Contacts
Provincial Championships

 Provincial Championships are currently offered at the 12U and 14U divisions. Events are held at the end of August (dates vary by the year)

  •  Calendar of Events
  • 2021 12U Results
  • 2021 14U Results
     
     

High Performance

Program Description More Information
14U

 The BNS 14U program is open for tryouts to all female members turning 14 or younger in the calendar year. Tryouts typically take place in late July annually.

The program trains together and plays several exhibition games in August. The team competes at the 14U Girls Atlantic Championships annually (mid-September)

 14U Girls
16U  

The BNS 16U program is open for tryouts to all female members turning 16 or younger in the calendar year. Tryouts typically take place in March and April annually.

The program trains together, plays a part-time schedule in the Bluenose League (15U AA) and plays several exhibition games through the summer. The team competes at the 16U Girls National Championships annually (late August). Girls are encouraged to also play with their local association.

 16U Girls
21U  

The BNS 21U program is open for tryouts to all female members turning 21 or younger in the calendar year. Tryouts typically take place in March and April annually.

The program trains together, plays a part-time schedule in the Bluenose League (18U A) and plays several exhibition games through the summer. The team competes at the 21U Girls National Championships annually (mid August). Girls are encouraged to also play with their local association.

 21U Women
Senior  

The BNS Senior Women program is open for tryouts to all female members (minimum turning 16 in the calendar year). Tryouts typically take place in March and April annually.

The program trains together, plays a part-time schedule in the Bluenose League (18U AA) and plays several exhibition games through the summer. The team competes at the Senior Women National Championships annually (early August). Girls are encouraged to also play with their local association.

 Senior Women

 

Coaching

 

Program Description More Information
NCCP

Baseball Nova Scotia has made it a priority to increase the amount of trained and certified female coaches around the province.

Stay tuned for information on NCCP clinics, including female only clinics.

NCCP Website
 Guest Coaching    
     

 

Umpiring

 

Opportunities for Girls in Baseball

Opportunity Description More Information
Trailblazer Series

The Trailblazer Series is a joint effort of MLB and USA Baseball designed to provide playing, development, and educational opportunities to female baseball players ages 11-13.  This year’s event will be hosted at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Florida from April 13-17, 2022.  Participants must be between the ages of 11-13 years old as of April 17, 2022.  There are no exceptions to the age requirement. 

2022 Trailblazer Series Application
 Girls At Bat  Girls At Bat is a baseball for development initiative designed to help girls across the country set lofty goals and pursue them with tenacity. Jays Care Foundation and Plan International Canada have partnered to work with communities, schools and non-profit organizations to help increase female participation and retention in sport, using a 8-12 week baseball and/or softball program as the vehicle. Partners apply to implement the program and receive robust training, coaching resources, equipment, some financial support and remote and in-person support to launch and sustain their programs. Each partner selects the level of Girls At Bat that is most appropriate to the group of girls they want to work with and their level of capacity for program delivery:  Bring Girls At Bat to Your Community
 Baseball Canada  Baseball Canada is a proud supporter of Girl's baseball across the country. For up to date information on opportunities, stories, programming and more, head to the Baseball Canada Girl's Baseball website.  Baseball Canada Girls Baseball
 BNS Gender Equity Committee

 The role of the BNS Gender Equity Committee is:

  • To creates a strategic plan for the recruitment and retention of females in baseball
  • To support associations in their initiatives to attract girls to play within their community
  • To organize events for the recruitment of girls into the sport (Come Try It Days, etc.)
  • To further develop and review current programming for girls in baseball (high performance teams, camps, events, leagues, etc.)
  • To develop mentorship programs for the further development of female leaders, coaches, and officials within the province
  • To oversee the coach selection of the 14U, 16U, 21U, and Senior Women’s programs, and create an ad-hoc committee for selection if necessary
  • To review the annual plans for each Female High Performance program
  • To create strategies for the alignment of all programs to ensure continuity in the athlete pathway
 If interested in being part of the BNS Gender Equity Committee or one of it's ad hocs, please contact VP of Girls Baseball, Mike Crawford

 

Upcoming Events


Aug. 18, 2022 to Aug. 21, 2022

Senior Women National
Winnipeg, Manitoba

read more »


Aug. 18, 2022 to Aug. 21, 2022

18U National Men
Fort McMurray, AB

read more »


Aug. 19, 2022 to Aug. 21, 2022

Provincial Championships

read more »


RAMP Registration

Join thousands of association partners using RAMP Registration Solutions.

More Information

RAMP Official Assigning

#1 with Officials...for very good reasons.

More Information

RAMP Websites

Manage your identity from the palm of your hand to the top of your desk.

More Information

RAMP Team App

Keep your coaches, parents, athletes, and fans connected, seamlessly.

More Information