Player Registration

Register for the league

League registration opens at the start of 2024.

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Registration is open for 2023. Sign up now to play this season. Registration deadline is March 31st and the season begins on April 25th.

  • All players must complete their registration before playing. This rule will be strictly enforced.
  • Any team using a player who has not done so will be liable to an automatic penalty. It is the Captain’s responsibility to ensure that all players have registered.
  • It is worth noting that registration takes only a few minutes and can be done pitch-side before the game on any device with an internet connection.
  • It is not possible to register a new player after the game.
  • Captains will be able to check whether players have registered by consulting the player list on their team page.

By registering for Manchester Softball League you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Manchester Softball League – Code of Conduct          

By Registering to the Manchester Softball League , I the Participant, hereby confirm and agree that I wish to be a member of the Manchester softball  League and in doing so I confirm that:

As a participant in the MSL
1. Be a positive role model for softball at all times, and accept responsibility for your actions.
2. Participate within the competition conditions and rules, and in the spirit of fair play.
3. Respect opposition players and officials and treat them with proper regard for their rights, obligations and    position held in Softball and the community.
4. Refrain from offensive or abusive language and gestures.
5. Accept victory and defeat with dignity.
6. Comply with Umpires’ decisions in a professional manner.
7. Cooperate with all official requests to promote and market softball in a professional manner.
8. Refrain from making sexist or racist jokes, jokes about a particular sexual orientation, or jokes about an athlete, Coach’s or other participant’s ability.
9. Refrain from making derogatory or demeaning remarks about any athletes, coaches, umpires or other participants.
10. Refrain from using profane, insulting, harassing or otherwise offensive language.
11. Refrain from making sexual innuendos towards any athletes, coaches or participants.
12. Do not tolerate acts of aggression.

1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every human being regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic
origin, religion or ability. Refrain from any discriminatory practices on the basis of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion
or ability.
2. Be professional in your appearance and manner and accept responsibility for all actions taken.
-Display high standards in language, manner, punctuality, preparation and presentation.
– Display control, respect, dignity and professionalism to all involved with softball (including athletes, coaches,
officials, scorers, administrators, the media, parents and spectators) and encourage other umpires to
demonstrate the same qualities.
Be courteous, respectful and open to discussion and interaction.
3. Make a commitment to providing quality service to umpiring, by seeking continual improvement of your umpiring knowledge and skill through study, performance appraisal and regular updating of competencies.
4. Operate within the rules and spirit of Softball.
5. Refrain from any form of personal abuse towards athletes.
This includes verbal, physical and emotional abuse.
6. Refrain from any form of sexual harassment.This includes explicit, implicit, verbal and non-verbal sexual harassment.
7. Place the safety and welfare of the participants above all else. Ensure that equipment and facilities meet rule requirements and safety standards.
8. Be impartial.
9. Value the individual in sport.
10. Show concern and caution towards sick and injured athletes.
11. Be a positive role model for Softball.

1. Remember that young people participate in sport for their enjoyment and benefit, not yours.
2. Applaud good performance and efforts from all individuals and teams. Congratulate all participants on their
performance regardless of the game’s outcome.
3. Respect the decisions of umpires and teach young people to do the same.
4. Never ridicule or scold a young player for making a mistake. Positive comments are motivational.
5. Condemn the use of violence in any form, whether it is by spectators, coaches, officials or players.
6. Show respect for your team’s opponents. Without them there would be no game.
7. Encourage players to follow the rules and the umpires’ decisions.
8. Do not use foul language, sledge or harass players, coaches or umpires.
9. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ability, cultural background or religion.

How to select your birth year on mobile

Click on the Date of Birth field in the form.
The calendar date picker control will appear.
Click on the header part of the calendar that displays the year.
This should open a selector for the year and save you having to scroll through month by month.
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iPhone date picker
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