DICK'S SPORTING GOODS 20% DISCOUNT SHOP EVENT & YEAR ROUND DISCOUNT
From April 28th - May 1st, DICK’S Sporting Goods is offering families, players & coaches a 20% discount throughout the store. Grab the newest equipment, cleats, apparel and accessories for the upcoming season! Plus, don’t forget any of your spring season needs!
Coupon is valid in-store only and should be shown at the register during checkout via phone or print out.
Be sure to use the coupon, as this is specific to our organization.
Players can still request to be on our waitlist, but registration has closed for the 2023 season.
Registration for our 50th anniversary season is now CLOSED! The standard fee of $150 is applicable through March 19th and increases to $185 on March 20th. The last day to register your player is April 16th.
Refer New Players, Get Merchandise: If you refer a new player to GVGS, you will get credit towards merchandise. Additionally, all first year players can join the league for only $99. First year players can use promo code GVGS99 during registration to take advantage of this price.
Financial Aid: We do not want finances to be a barrier to participation. If you need financial assistance, please complete a financial aid application, which can be found on the same page as the registration link above.
Coaching: Our league would be nothing without our excellent coaches. If you are interested in coaching, please complete the coaching application on the same page as the registration link above.
Calendar: Please visit our Calendar page for important dates. Be sure to subscribe via RSS and iCal feed.
On behalf of the entire GVGS Board, we look forward to seeing you back on the field for our 50th anniversary season!
Golden Valley Girls Softball is for girls interested in a fun, slowpitch softball experience. The league's Junior Division is for girls who currently are in 3rd - 6th grade and the Senior Division is for 7th - 12th graders. Practices begin in late April, with games starting in mid-May. The season ends in late-July. Each team is scheduled to play approximately 16-18 regular season games (usually two per week) and two weekend tournaments.
All games and league tournaments are played in Golden Valley in partnership with the Golden Valley Parks and Rec. In 2021, all regular season games are scheduled at Lions Park (151 Louisiana Ave. N., Golden Valley).
GVGS has been a premier softball league for over 45 years, having been founded in 1974. Our success is based on a philosophy of "the game is for the girls" and a focus on skills, fundamentals and fun. GVGS is recognized as one of the finest slow-pitch leagues in Minnesota.
We welcome girls from ALL CITIES and we have players from many different cities and schools districts, public and private. All participants receive a uniform t-shirt and all girls play in each game. All girls play, regardless of skill level or past experience.
This year, GVGS is offering the opportunity to order extra player uniforms and fan shirts.
The extra player uniforms will be an exact copy of the league provided uniform. The cost is $15 per uniform. This will provide some breathing room trying to wash those uniforms after every game.
In addition, GVGS is excited to offer fan shirts this year! This will be a uni-sex JERZEES® - Dri-Power® 50/50 Cotton/Poly T-Shirt. It will be the same color as your player's uniform with "Golden Valley Girls Softball" on the front, no design on the back. The cost is $15 per shirt.
Please use the link below to order. All orders must be placed by April 27th.
Orders will be distributed along with player uniforms the week of May 15th.
The league will provide each team with several bats. Players also can use their own bat if they so choose, provided the bat meets GVGS specifications and is pre-approved by GVGS. Click the link under the "Policies" tab for GVGS's bat specifications.
Free yard signs promoting GVGS are available by contacting Amanda DeRaad at firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-442-6056. Please help us get the word out about our tremendous league in your neighborhood! Thank you.
If you enjoy GVGS as much as we do, please consider joining the Board! Feel free to contact Amanda DeRaad, GVGS President, for more information about open positions, time commitment, and any other questions. Being on the GVGS Board is a very rewarding experience and it's so much fun to see the joy it brings to so many during the season. Please consider joining! Thank you.
If you are a former GVGS player or coach, you are a great candidate to become a USSSA slowpitch umpire. As a certified USSSA umpire, you will be able to umpire GVGS games. There are some great things about being an umpire.
For more info check out Alumni Opportunities
Volunteer - Your help is needed!
Parent Volunteers are frequently needed – see registration form to indicate interest or contact a league coach or board member.
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