Sport Details

Annual Leagues

Leagues with regular season games and postseason championship playoffs are traditionally offered in fall and spring semesters and summer B term.

Playing Format

10-on-10 men’s and women’s teams. 10-on-10 co-rec teams require 5 males and 5 females. Additional subs recommended. Team roster size is unlimited. Select leagues are offered in 3-pitch format in which teams pitch to their own batters. All IM softball is slow-pitch.

Playing Location

Games are played at the Rec SportsPlex West.

Related Sports

Intramural Sports also offers wiffleball. Sport clubs for baseball and fast-pitch softball are also available.

Playing Rules

General Rules

Florida State University does not provide accident insurance coverage for injuries received by Intramural Sports participants. Each participant should make sure that he/she has coverage either through family policies or the student insurance plan.

Florida State University PROHIBITS possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on University property. Smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco is also prohibited at Campus Recreation facilities. This includes the Rec SportsPlex, Main Campus Fields, Westside Courts, and Tully Gym. Violators will be asked to leave the area. Failure to do so can result in forfeiture of the contest, suspension of individuals and/or teams, and appropriate action by the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities and/or FSU Police.

Sport Rules

FSU IM Sports follows NIRSA Softball Rules except for the following modifications.

I. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY
II. TEAM COMPOSITION
III. EQUIPMENT & DUGOUTS
IV. GROUND RULES
V. GAME TIME & LENGTH
VI. INCLEMENT WEATHER
VII. BATTING
VIII. PITCHING
IX. RUNNING
X. INFIELD FLY RULE
XI. APPEAL PLAYS
XII. OTHER RULES
XIII. CO-REC RULE MODIFICATIONS
XIV. 3-PITCH RULE MODIFICATIONS
XV. SPORTSMANSHIP