Registration Information

Registration and Fees

Online Registration Form

To register online, click Register Online

Softball BC Online Waiver Form

To submit the Softball BC waiver online, click Softball BC Waiver

Registration Questions

If you can't find an answer to your registration question below, contact Kate RMMSA Registrar at register@rmmsa.com

How to Register

​​We provide two methods for Registration;

  • ​Online registration via our web site - This is active from Oct to March.
  • ​In Person registration at the RMMSA Warehouse (#7 23382 River Road) - If you can't register online, you can register in person at the RMMSA Warehouse.  We will normally hold one registration in late September, and one early in the new year.  These dates and times are posted on our web site, so just keep checking back.  If your child played with RMMSA last year, you will receive an email from us with these dates and times.

Payment Options

​We have two payment options for online registration;

  • ​Register online and pay online using PayPal (you can use your PayPal account OR you can use a credit card).
  • ​Register online and choose the 'Offline Payment' option - Offline Payment gives you the option of either; sending us a cheque, e-Transfer, or contacting our Registrar and processing your payment over the phone.​

All Online Registrations are subject to a 3% transaction fee even if you select the Offline Payment option.

*Please Note: When paying online using your credit card, PayPal may display the following screen if they detect you also have a PayPal account. The text outlined in red isn't entirely legible, but if you click C^^tinue it will take you to the payment page.

When registering in person, we have the following payment options;

  • Visa/Mastercard, Cash/Debit, Cheque, or e-Transfer

If paying by cheque, please make all cheques out to RMMSA.  Send payment to;

RMMSA c/o Player Registrations
PO Box 436 Maple Ridge, B.C.
Canada V2X 8K9

RMMSA Registration Rates

2019/2020 registration rates are available below;

Division

2019/2020 

Rate

Field User Fee

Rep Fee

Total Fees

LATE FEES START

Feb 1st, 2020

Birth Years

U6         (T-ball – mixed) *U6 players must be 5 years old as of Dec 31, 2020.

$150

$15

$165

2014/2015

U8         (Mini-mite – mixed)

$150

$15

$165

2012/2013

U10C     (Mite - House)

$205

$15

$220

$25

2010/2011

U10 MS  (Mite Select - Rep)

$205

$15

$175

$395

$25

2010/2011

U12C      (Squirt - House)

$210

$15

$225

$25

2008/2009

U12 A/B  (Squirt - Rep)

$210

$15

$225

$450

$25

2008/2009

U14C    (Peewee - House)

$225

$15

$240

$25

2006/2007

U14 A/B  (Peewee - Rep)

$225

$15

$225

$465

$25

2006/2007

U16C    (Bantam - House)

$230

$15

$245

$25

2004/2005

U16 A/B  (Bantam - Rep)

$230

$15

$225

$470

$25

2004/2005

U19C    (Midget - House)

$230

$15

$245

$25

2001/2002/2003

U19 A/B  (Midget - Rep)

$230

$15

$225

$470

$25

2001/2002/2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following additional fees are charged on top of the basic registration fee for all players;

  • Softball BC Fee - Effective 2003 all players require a Softball BC (SBC) lifetime membership to play. This is a one time fee of $10 per player. If you played previously, you will have already paid this fee. If you need to find your SBC number, visit the Softball BC member lookup page here 
  • Field User Fee - We also have a Field User Fee for parks, from the District of Maple Ridge which cares for all Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge parks, this fee is $15 per player.
  • Online Registration Fee - A 3% transaction fee is charged on top of online registrations

Multi Child Discounts

There is a $10 family discount for each additional child registered.  This discount will be automatically applied when you register online, or in person.

Rep Fees for players U12 A/B to U19 A/B which have joined their teams after Jan 15, 2019 will be discounted to $100

Registration Receipts

Our web site has a lot of great features, but allowing you to download your online registration receipt yourself isn't one of them ...sad

  • ​If you need a copy of your registration receipt, and you registered online, please contact webmaster@rmmsa.com or register@rmmsa.com and we can send that off to you!
  • ​If you registered and paid in-person, please contact our Registrar at register@rmmsa.com.

Kidsport

If you are using Kidsport or other financial aids;

  1. Register either in person, or online via the registration link on our web site. Our online registration page contains instructions for obtaining the forms from Kidsport, and the process which needs to be followed.
  2. Once you have registered, please contact the RMMSA Registrar at register@rmmsa.com to ensure we have received your registration plus the required forms.

Registration Refund Information

If required, registration fees can be refunded. Please contact register@rmmsa.com for refund information.

Please Note:

  • All registration refunds will be assessed a $10.00 administration fee up to and including March 1st.
  • There will be a $25.00 administration fee for any refunds processed from March 2nd up to and including April 1st. No refunds will be processed after April 1st unless for documented medical reasons.
  • If you paid the $10.00 Softball BC fee, it is non refundable. Any processing fees charged for online service will not be refunded by Ridge Meadows Minor Softball Association.
  • The player may not be re-registered for the season.  Consideration may be given to extenuating circumstances.

 

RMMSA Clinic Registration

In order to take advantage of the many clinics that RMMSA offers the player must be registered with the league (for insurance purposes), before registering for a clinic

 

Uniform Deposits

Uniforms are supplied by RMMSA and a uniform deposit will be required prior to the uniform being issued. The following deposits will be required;

  • T-Ball to Mini-Mite: No uniform deposit
  • Mite to Junior: $75.00
  • REP: $150.00
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When are games played?

RMMSA divisional game night schedules are as follows;

U18 Midget A (Pride) Tuesday / Thursday
U18 Midget B (Rage) Monday / Wednesday
U19 Midget C (House) Tuesday / Thursday
U16 Bantam A (Pride) Monday / Wednesday
U16 Bantam B (Rage) Tuesday / Thursday
U16 Bantam C (House) Monday / Wednesday
U14 Peewee A (Pride) Tuesday / Thursday
U14 Peewee B (Rage) Monday / Wednesday
U14 Peewee C (House) Tuesday / Thursday
U12 Squirt A (Pride) Monday / Wednesday
U12 Squirt B (Rage) Tuesday / Thursday
U12 Squirt C (House) Monday / Wednesday
U10 Mite Select A (Pride) Monday / Wednesday
Mite Select play in the Squirt House Division
U10 Mite C (House) Tuesday / Thursday
U8 Mini Mite C (House) Monday / Wednesday
U6 T-Ball C (House) Tuesday / Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Q: Can I coach?

A: Absolutely. Either identify your intent at registration or apply online as soon as possible.  You are required to complete a Criminal Background check, a league requirement to ensure the safety of our players.  We recommend getting this done early. New rules require finger printing should your birthday land on the same day as a pardoned offender, and this check will take approximately 1 month.  A Criminal Background check done through the link on our website takes 1 week for a clearance letter.  We ask coaches to have background checks completed and into the association as soon as your application is approved.  All coaching staff must have an approved record check on file before being allowed in the field of play.

To access the online coaching application form for house teams click here

Q: Are uniforms provided for the Season?

A: Shirts and caps (for T-Ball & Mini Mites) are provided by RMMSA.  Pants are provided for Squirt (U12) division and older.

Parents are responsible for the following:

  • Glove – mandatory (recommend purchasing a proper glove not oversized adult or plastic)
  • Cleats – while not mandatory this is recommended. Metal spikes/cleats are not permitted.
  • Helmets - RMMSA will no longer be supplying helmets. Used helmets are sometimes available for free in a marked box at the RMMSA Warehouse
  • Sliders - (special shorts to protect during sliding) for Squirt division and older

Q: During the regular season, where are the games played?

A: Fields will be assigned prior to schedules being distributed.  Most, if not all, games are around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows for House players. Examples are: Albion Sports Complex, Davy Jones, Maple Ridge Elementary, Pitt Meadows Athletic Park, Cliff Park etc…

​​REP teams are required to play games across the lower mainland.  Older House teams will be required to play games across the lower mainland also.

​See the following link to fields we use within Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge http://rmmsa.rmmsa.com/organizations/2570/pages/120373​

Q: How many teams are there?

A: This depends heavily on enrolment. In 2017 we had 44 House teams and 13 Rep teams.

Q: When will my child be assigned to a team?

A: Registration ends March 1st. provided all teams are filled and we have enough coaches, coaches will be assigned and receive team assignments end of the first week of March. Expect coaches to start to reach out to parents the following week. You will want to ensure your valid email address is provided, as well as cell phones for you, your spouse or other family member(s). If you haven’t heard from your coach by mid-March, please send the registrar an email.

Q: Can my son or daughter play on a specific team?

A: The association attempts to honour specific requests of parents. You can request your child to play with a friend, however friend requests must match. If registering in person, please leave those notes on the registration form. Twins play on the same team unless notified by the parent. A home stay student is considered a sibling.

Q: How are coaches selected?

A: We are extremely proud of the excellent volunteers who give freely of their time to coach softball. However, your registration does not guarantee a committed coach. Coaches are always parent volunteers, some of which are either coaching for the first time or have never played the game. Some have years of experience either in coaching or playing ball at various levels. We do our best to find good coaches from the parent community within our registration.

They are parent volunteers who “step up to the plate” and are supported in both development and coaching philosophies by the association.

Q: What can we expect from our coach?

A: Coaches are volunteers with the same or as much going on in their lives as we all do. Be kind, patient and supportive. Once assigned, Coaches will be your primary communications channel, along with the RMMSA Website They will relay all information regarding schedules, key events, equipment hand-outs (Caps/Shirts), and key messages the league wants to provide parents from time to time. Coaches will also be responsible for making the call on rainouts. Note that at this level, there are no provisions or assigned days to make up games for rain outs.

Expect coaches to encourage parent participation, and when asked, please do lend a hand. The Association will provide coaches with the tools they need to help you and your player have an enjoyable season. These tools include appropriate coach development and other assistance where required or requested.

Q: Who can I contact if there’s an issue, complaint, or positive acknowledgement?

A: Your association provides a player liaison for all issues or complaints related to the season. If for any reason, you’d like to provide input or are looking for guidance beyond what the coaches can provide, please do send the liaison a message. If need be, he/she will follow-up with a phone call. Please note our discussion and your information will be kept in confidence, only shared with other RMMSA Executives as required for resolution. Your positive acknowledgements are welcomed as we like to have referenced feedback to thank our coaches with.

Q: What happens on Opening Day?

A: Team and individual pictures are taken and games are played. There are no make-up picture days. The opening ceremony is a great way to involve players and families in the spirit of softball. Usually held at Albion Athletic Park, picture and game schedules will be provided the last full week of March or earlier that month if possible.

Q: What is Skills Day?

A: One weekend is spent with the kids giving them extra tools and teaching all the aspects of the game.  This Day is usually taught by one of our senior A level teams who will come out and be a mentor to the kids.  A snack is provided.