NEW PLAYER INFORMATION

Welcome to SCC Softball est. 1980 – Tips for new players!

Review your personal responsibilities (travel, medical, work) before committing to play in an upcoming season.

Going to miss a game?

  • Let your manager know asap so he/she may secure a substitute for you.Official rules of
  • SCC softball are posted on our website. www.suncitycentersoftball.org
  • Of special note, 4 outfielders must remain behind the outfield restraining line until the ball is hit.
  • The scoring plate is to the right of the home plate/strike mat.
  • At 1st base, the fielder uses the white base, the runner uses the orange base if a play is made at 1st base.
  • If a runner from 3rd base crosses the restraining line located before the scoring plate, the runner must continue to the scoring plate or be called “out.”
  • SCC softball has no infield fly rule. If the pitching screen is used, special rules apply.

The field is available for non game time use under the following guidelines:


  • When hitting from home plate, the practice mat must be used.
  • When the pitching screen is used, move it to the scoreboard area when batting practice is complete
  • If the infield is lined and dragged for games, move to the outfield grass.
  • Balls, bats, batting tee and other practice equipment are stored in room #4. The key is in the lockbox on the doorknob. You will be given the lock box combo.
  • Batting practice is Monday 9:00a.m.-11:00.m.
  • Hitting and fielding instructional clinics are on selected Saturdays 9:30-11:15. Check the club calendar on the website.

Buying equipment

  • All bats must have an ASA logo and be registered by our league before use.
  • Ladies and gentlemen 78 and over may use properly registered non ASA bats.
  • If possible, hit with the bat you intend to buy.
  • Before you buy a bat, glove or cleats, do research online, check the rules  and talk to players who have the equipment you are considering.

Get Involved

Opportunities exist to:

  • manage a team
  • umpire
  • serve on project teams
  • become a committee member
  • etc.