For the 2016 season, we will have teams at the 10u, 12u, 14u, 16U and 18u levels. The number of games and duration of season will depend on the age group. Please see below to get a sense of the commitment for each level. Girls age group are based on age of girls as of 12/31/2015. Below is our estimate of how many teams at each age group. We may have more or less based on interest.

10U Flames

  • The 10u team will play in the CVFL (approximately 14 games) and 3 tournaments (Flames Invitational in late June, Babe Ruth State Tournament in July and CVFL tournament at end of July).
  • Tryouts will be held before the 2016 rec season.
  • Team Manager is Craig Odermatt (

12U Flames (2 teams) – Red / Black / White

  • All┬áteams will play in the CVFL (Connecticut Valley Fast pitch League) regular season. One team will play 3-4 tournaments spread throughout late may, June and July and the other will play 5-7 tournaments. One team will represent Cheshire in the Babe Ruth Tournament. Both teams may have a out of state tournament.
  • (Winter practices to start in January 2016)

14U Flames (2 teams) Red / Black

  • The Flames teams will play in the CVFL (approximately 14 games). The teams will also play in 5-7 tournaments throughout May, June & July. Some tournaments may be out of state.
  • Manager: Brian Bavaro (Flames Red)
  • (Winter practices to start in January 2016)

16U Flames

  • The team will play 6 tournaments of which 2 or 3 will be out of state. This team will not start practicing or playing until after the high school season.
  • (Winter practices to start in January 2016)

18u Flames

  • Manager:┬áJohn Napierkowski

*Fee structure is an approximation based on the current expectations for each team during the 2016 Spring Season. These fees are subject to change in the event that games and/or tournaments are either added or subtracted prior to the Spring Season. Fees include Registration, Insurance, Team Equipment, Uniform (home & away) & Umpire expense. It does not include sweats, t-shirts or other apparel unless otherwise specified.

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