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Welcome to Gates Athletic Association

Welcome to Gates Athletic Association


2023 Spring Registration is OPEN!

In Person Sign Ups will be at Dante's 

(10348 Ironbridge Rd Chester,VA 23831)

February 8,2023 from 6:00PM- 8:00PM 

CYSA Scholarship Information for High School Seniors

Coaches Background Check Policy

Here is the Gates Registration form if you wish to print. This is not needed if you register online.
Gates Registration Form

Director - Joey Leonard

Phone:  (804) 909-8345
Email:  [email protected]

League Information: 
Chesterfield Youth Softball Association, Inc.

Registration Listing

2023 Spring Softball

Gates Athletic Association Softball Information

Chesterfield Youth Softball Association, Inc. (CYSA) is one of the largest youth softball organizations in the state of Virginia. More than 1,300 girls participated in leagues beginning at age 5 and continuing until age 18.

Program Information: Pre-season practice begins around the beginning of March. Games begin near the middle of April for ages 5-14 and around the middle May for ages 15-18. Games are played on week nights at the county parks. Ages 5-12 generally play two (2) games per week while ages 13-19 are scheduled for three (3) games per week.

Practice: Each team is allocated weekly practice time subject to availability. During the preseason (month of April), the teams practice at Gates Elementary, or other nearby baseball fields with two (2) practices per week being typical. Practice during the season is at the discretion of the coaches.

Coach and Kid Pitch : The "8 and Under" league is a combination of Coach Pitch
and Player Pitch. All other leagues are exclusively player pitch.

Free Agent Policy: Children who play for an association other than the one affiliated with the elementary school boundary in which they live are considered free agents and must be "released" by their home association in order to play elsewhere. Children who live within the Gates Elementary School attendance boundaries will only be released to play for another association if we are unable to place them on a team. Should this occur, players who request to play for another association will be released according to the request date.

Black pants and black belt recommended for ages 10U and up, purchased independently.

All players will need to provide own batting helmet with face mask and socks (color of socks to be determined by Coach).

-Gates softball is a member of the Chesterfield Youth Softball Association (CYSA).   

15 and Under

Registration closes on 05/10/2023 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 06/06/2023 to 08/01/2023
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18 and Under

Registration closes on 05/10/2023 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 06/06/2023 to 08/15/2023
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Gates Athletic Association
P.O. Box 394 
Chesterfield, Virginia 23832

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