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Southeast Portland Little League

Minor Softball (League Age 9-11)

Minors softball is an instructional division for girls who are still learning the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. Players pitch from 35 feet. Games are 2 hours or 6 innings and may be considered complete after 4 innings. All innings are limited to 5 runs, except the last inning which is open scoring. Stealing is allowed after the ball crosses the plate.

Players League Age 9 through 11 may play Minor softball. Please use the League Age Chart to determine your child's League Age.

Contact Jeff Keller & Morgan Delaney at [email protected] if you have any questions about softball.

Team Formation

Minors softball teams have approximately 11-14 players.  The league groups children according to age and player assessment, in an effort to maintain a competitive balance among the teams. We cannot guarantee requests to play for specific coaches or with specific players. 

Team Practices

Teams may begin practicing in about mid-March.  How often a team practices is up to the manager. Softball teams generally practice about 2 times per week until the regular season begins in early April. After the regular season begins, team coaches determine the frequency of practices.

Team Games

Softball teams play 2 games per week - usually one at 6:00 pm during the week and one on Saturday. Games are scheduled from early April through mid-June. In late March the official schedule will be published at  

Softball follows the Little League Softball Official Regulations and Playing Rules unless otherwise stated in the District #2 interleague rules.


Please visit the Fees page for information on our current fees. Scholarships are available to families in need. Contact the Player Agent or Treasurer for information on scholarships.  

Uniforms and Equipment

Each player will wear a league provided jersey and receive a team visor.  Players  will need to provide their own matching “baseball” pants and cleats.  The color of the pants will be determined by individual coaches and teams.

Players will need to bring their own glove to practice and games.  The League provides each team with bats, tees, balls and helmets. Players are also welcome to bring their own equipment to use.


Parents and guardians are strongly encouraged to become involved in Little League to support league teams and players. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league. Visit the Volunteers page to find out more about volunteering with SEPLL!

Contact Us

Southeast Portland Little League

P.O. Box 42154 
Portland, Oregon 97242

Email Us: [email protected]
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