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2018 Fall Ball Schedule
 
The game schedule for 2018 Fall Ball is now available on the Handouts page.
 
 
 
 
 
ANNUAL BOARD MEETING AND ELECTIONS
 
The annual meeting of the GALS Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:30pm at the GALS Quad, 4700 Skyway Drive, Caldwell, Idaho. Topics to be discussed include the past season, Fall Ball, future projects for the GALS Quad, finances and the election of Board members and officers.
 

 

2018 Curt Thiel/GALS Moonlight Madness

GALS wishes to thank all 32 teams, coaches, umpires, and fans who participated in THE MADNESS 44-hour tournament. Results are as follows:

12U 

Champions: Idaho Crossfire-Burke

2nd Place: Idaho Racers-Wilcox

3rd Place: Idaho Crossfire-Campanella

 

14U 

Champions: Boise Blast-Davis

2nd Place: Vallivue Nitros

3rd Place: Idaho Racers-Burleson

 

16U

Champions: Idaho Crossfire-Spero

2nd Place: Base Bandits

3rd Place: GTS

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Idaho Tractor Company

Donnelley Sports

Dudley 

  

 

 

CALDWELL GALS 

Caldwell Girls' Athletic League Softball, Inc. (GALS) is a non-profit organization created in 1983 to develop a summer softball program for Caldwell's female youth. The purpose of GALS is to encourage the development of citizenship, friendship, sportsmanship, and leadership in the community through organized, safely equipped, and properly coached softball activities for female youth. GALS began as a cooperative effort between concerned parents and the Caldwell Parks and Recreation Department. Initially, the City of Caldwell subsidized the program financially and provided facilities for GALS use. GALS began play in 1983 with six teams under a slow pitch format. In 1998, the format was changed to a fast pitch game under Amateur Softball Association rules to keep pace with the changes in the game which were occurring across the country. In 2002, Parma Softball joined with GALS bringing the total teams to 19. News about the league spread and we have been growing ever since. Since 2011 to present day, GALS has had on average seventy (70) Idaho and eastern Oregon fast pitch teams per year participate in the GALS summer league under A.S.A. rules of play.

Over the past few years with more competition the GALS Board, coaches, umpires, and parents have noticed significant improvement in softball skills at all age levels, great teamwork developing, friendships developing between girls from different cities, and better sportsmanship throughout the league.

GALS is currently and has been for over 20 years a self sufficient program that utilizes city owned facilities but recieves no public funding for its activities. All GALS Board members and coaches are volunteers. Games are scheduled at facilities in Caldwell, with games occasionally being played in Nampa, Homedale, or other outside facilities. Fields utilized by GALS include the Caldwell High School's softball facility, Sage Valley Middle School,  and the GALS Quad on Smeed Parkway. The Quad was created by a partnership between GALS, the City of Caldwell, and Major League Baseball's charitable trust, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund. The GALS Quad has been in use since 2004.

GALS is organized into A.S.A. age groups - 10 & Under, 12 & Under, 14 & Under, and 16 & Under. League scheduled games are played Monday through Thursday evenings from early May through the middle of July (depending on age group), with a double elimination championship tournament at season's end. In 2012, GALS added an 8 & Under age group.  Teams in this age group play machine-pitch.  Games are primarily played on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings.  GALS also hosts a week-end invitational tournament sometime during the season.  In addition to league play and an invitational tournament, GALS is on a rotation system to host one of the Idaho State JO Tournaments in July.

 

 



Saturday, June 2
2018 Moonlight Madness Brackets

12U Bracket

14U Bracket

16U Bracket to follow upon completion of Pool Play


Handout: 2018 Moonlight Madness

Tuesday, May 22
PItch Hit and Run Winners 2018

Thank you to all participants in the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition. The winners can be found on the Handout attached. Congratulations to the winners of the competition hosted by GALS. Winners can pick up their championship certificates at the GALS Quad concessions stand. Regional competition is June 2 in Pocatello. Winners can contact us for more information about attending Regionals. Once again, congratulations to the winners on your performance.
Handout: Pitch, Hit and Run Winners 2018

Wednesday, May 9
2018 Game Schedule

10U = Red

12U = Blue

14U = Black

16U = Purple 


Handout: 2018 Game Schedule

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