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Alliance/All-Star Process & Procedures

AYBS Rec League Play

  • Each team will play approximately 14 games per year
  • Each team will play 2 games per week

AYBS Sunday Alliance

  • Weekend double headers are scheduled on Sundays from mid-April until mid-June against other area leagues. Not all Sundays will be scheduled.
  • Participating players are nominated by their Rec league coach and participating age groups are 10U and 12U.
  • Eight to twelve games are played annually.
  • Sunday Alliance is not mandatory to become an All Star but highly encouraged as it is a part of the evaluation process.

AYBS Softball All-Stars

  • All-Star tournament dates are the last week of June and the first two weeks of July typically.
  • Each age group will play approximately 14 games during All-Star play.
  • Tournament days of the week are typically Thursday through Sunday.
  • The All Stars teams will be determined based on ability and determined by the coaches/board observations from the Rec season and Sunday Alliance games.

Overview

  • The AYBS Board of Directors will nominate Alliance & All-Stars coaches for each age group annually at the beginning of the season.
  • Sunday Alliance/All-Star coaches will ask for player nominations from Rec league coaches on or before start of the Rec season.
  • Sunday Alliance player nominees should include likely all-stars as well as players with possible all-star ability.
  • Players that have been nominated will be contacted by the Alliance/All-Star Coach to assess interest/availability.
  • The goal of the Alliance program is to play softball at a higher level against higher competition and show players and families what possible All-Star play will be.
  • All-Star rosters will be finalized on or before Mid-June annually. Players will be contacted by their Alliance/All-Star coach.
  • Rosters will be slotted based on each Rec league coach and Alliance/All-Star Coaches ranking all players and the highest ranking players will represent AYBS (player position will be taken into consideration to present the most competitive team to represent our league).
  • Cost will be determined and provided to players by their Alliance/All-Star Coach.