Ohio Fever Elite Travel FAQ

Ohio Fever – a community based travel team for those athletes who are looking for an elevated level of play. This level is best described as a higher level of competition than recreational softball. It will be the organization’s goal to roster as many appropriately talented Stow players as possible – as evaluated by the approved head coach and Stow YES Board. Many players and even coaches may be from other communities.

Fees include: Uniforms, equipment, insurance, indoor winter training sessions, Western Reserve Fastpitch League/Field/Umpire fees, as well as tournaments.

FAQ’s

Q – Do you have to try-out for the Ohio Fever?

A – Yes. Try-outs will be held mid-July through early August. Check our web site in July for more information.

Q – Does it cost anything to try out?

A – No

Q – How many girls are on a team?

A – This number will vary from team to team. However, each team may carry a roster of 10-12 girls.

Q – What division should my daughter tryout for?

A – Age is determined by the current age of your daughter as of January 1st of the playing year

Q – Is each girl guaranteed playing time?

A – No. Travel softball is very different from recreational softball.  Competition is elevated, and coaches will play girls based on many factors such as:  Attitude, softball ability, hustle, and being coachable.

Q – How much does it cost to be on a Fever team?

A – The cost may depend on several factors such as:  Sponsorships, fundraising, the number of tournaments the team plays in, amount of winter activity (winter games/practices), and uniform prices. Fees for all divisions typically are approximately $400 – $800 per player plus uniform costs.  Contact coach for more details.

Q – How long does the season last?

A – This will vary from team to team. Winter training usually starts in January. The outdoor season usually starts in May and ends in July.

Q – Can my daughter play on another team at the same time as being on a Fever softball team?

A – No. It is a large commitment to play travel softball, and each team relies upon each player to be at every game/practice.