The Central Florida Softball League (CFSL) is dedicated to the promotion of amateur softball for all persons, age 18 and older, regardless of race, creed, religion, sex, or national origin, with special emphasis placed on the participation of members of the LGBTQ community of the Greater Central Florida and Orlando Area.
Our mission states,
“The Central Florida Softball League, Inc., is dedicated to offering a safe social and competitive athletic environment for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender community, and their straight allies. Our league is home to players with a variety of skills and welcomes any additional players interested in joining Central Florida's best social organization.”
The Executive Committee would like to offer the following timeline as we prepare for the upcoming Spring 2021 Season. We have an anticipated start date of 2/28/21. We will continue to partner with the City of Orlando to monitor the fluid & ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic:
Week of 1/4/21: Team Registration opens online via the CFSL website. Payments (via PayPal or check) must be received (or postmarked) no later than 1/30 in order for teams to play in the Spring. Our mailing address for payments is P.O. Box 149692, Orlando, FL 32814.
1/24: First manager's meeting (time TBD). Virtual links will be emailed to all managers & coaches. Attendance is mandatory for all teams planning to return in the Spring. Specific questions can be emailed to the EC for review ahead of time at email@example.com. New Player Recruitment Day will be held at Lake Fairview starting at 10 AM.
1/31: Team Registration closes online and all payments must be received & verified by 5 pm. Bye week requests should be emailed to the Executive Committee by this date as well. Team bye week requests are also due by this date.
2/1: Player Registration opens online via the CFSL website.
2/7: Second Manager's Meeting--Time TBD: Virtual links will be emailed to all managers/coaches.
2/24: Completed Team Rosters must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 pm in order for players to be eligible to participate in games on Opening Day.
2/28: Anticipated Opening Day for the Spring 2021 season at Lake Fairview Park in Orlando
3/3: Player registration closes permanently at 5 PM.
4/4: Easter Weekend--no games.
5/9: Mother's Day--no games.
5/16: End of Season
The Executive Committee urges everyone to continue using good judgment and hygiene practices during this time in order to protect yourselves & family members. We are looking forward to getting everyone back on the fields safely, and as soon as possible. Please stay tuned to our website & Facebook group for the most up to date information on our League, and any updates re: COVID-19. In the meantime, please stay safe and we will see you all soon!!
The Spring 2021 Team Registration is now open:
Team registration will be open from January 4th and will close on January 30th.
Payments—($350 check) or ($362.63 via PayPal:https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/CFSL/362.63) must be received/postmarked no later than 1/30 in order for teams to play in the Spring. Our mailing address for payments is P.O. Box 149692, Orlando, FL 32814.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email: email@example.com.
ALL PROSPECTIVE PLAYERS MUST BRING THEIR OWN CLEATS & GLOVE AND PLEASE ARRIVE APPROX 15 MINS EARLY FOR CHECK IN. PLEASE NOTE--FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED WHEN NOT ENGAGED IN ON FIELD PLAY.
Please see the below memo as issued by the CFSL Executive Committee re: the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. We are monitoring this situation very closely, and will be posting updates as needed. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook group for the most up to date information re: games, events etc.
Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and other health authorities, CFSL is implementing some new, mandatory health and safety procedures as part of a proactive approach to preventing the spread of germs.
CFSL takes this threat very seriously. With over 500 members in our league, we believe it imperative to issue the following health and safety and adopt the following procedures to ensure we are taking a proactive approach to preventing the spread of germs.
Effective on Sunday, February 28th and for the rest of the Spring 2021 season, CFSL requests all members of the league to follow these guidelines (similar to the guidelines other organizations have issued):
CFSL will continue to provide hand sanitizer, soap, at all games. Masks are mandatory when not engaged in play.
Social distancing is required when inside the park, and tailgating is still not permitted at this time. Teams need to exit the park immediately upon the conclusion of their game(s).
CFSL is immediately instituting a precautionary “no-contact, no-handshake policy” to be observed at every level of the organization until further notice. This includes all physical contact and extends to customary game-related activities, such as post-game handshakes between members of opposing teams. Instead, staff, players and coaches should use verbal queues, such as saying “good game,” without shaking hands, high-fiving or fist-bumping.
We encourage all members to observe good hygiene practices and avoid coming out to Sunday games or host bar events if you are feeling ill. We strongly encourage the following:
For additional information and Q&A’s directly from the CDC, please visit www.cdc.gov.
CFSL Board of Directors
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