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For Parents & Players

Answers to many common questions can be found in our Parent/Player Handbook or 8u Info Sheet

Please click the icon below to view these informative documents!

Parent Involvement

Parents can play many roles in sport: current or former athlete, coach, fan, motivator, role model or critic. A few studies have shown that family members may influence an athlete’s involvement and achievement in sport more than coaches. Parents also are the first and most critical agents at socializing sports.

Volunteer Information

All Forest Lake Fastpitch Families will be required to volunteer for one DIBS session per family. Those who opt out can have their volunteer check cashed, but we would prefer the assistance. 

Available volunteering opportunities will become posted on our "DIBS" page once available. 

Some volunteer examples are below:

  • Fundraiser sorting and handout
  • Fenway field clean-up day
  • Fast and Furious Tournament
    • Field raking/chalking
    • Working in the concessions trailer
    • Set up/take down tents and/or dugout canopies
    • et cetera
  • Parent Rep
    • Possible duties: emailing/coordinating schedules or team photos, getting parent signatures on tournament forms, importing events into SportsEngine, et cetera

Fundraiser Information

All FLAFA Families (8U - 16U) are required to fundraise up to a certain dollar value that is set by the board each year. 

More information about fundraising will be coming soon!

Any questions email

Nights of Play

8u Tues/Thurs
10u Tues/Thurs
12u Mon/Weds
14u Tues/Thurs
HS Mon/Weds

2024 Important Dates (10u, 12u, 14u, and 16u)

All dates below are tentative and subject to change.
  • Parent/Player Info Night - March 13
  • Tri-County 12u games start - April 29
  • Tri-County 10u games start - May 2
  • Tri-County 14u games start - May 23
  • State Qualifier Tournaments 10U/12U - June 21-23
  • State Tournaments 10U/12U - June 29-30
  • State Qualifier Tournaments 14U/HS - July 12-14
  • Monsta  Championships 10U - July 25-28
  • State Tournaments 14U/HS - July 20-21
  • Monsta Championships 12U/14U - August 1-4
  • NAFA Nationals 10u/ 12u - July 18-21
  • NAFA Nationals 14u - July 25-28
  • Fall Ball Tryouts- TBD August
  • Fall Ball Fast Pitch Week 1 - August 24-25
  • Fall Ball Fast Pitch Week 2 - September 7-8
  • Fall Ball Fast Pitch Week 3 - September 14-15
  • Fall Ball Fast Pitch Week 4 - September 21-22
  • Fall State Fast Pitch Tournaments - September 28-29

Sports Engine Help for Parent & Athletes

Parents and athletes need to manage their SportsEngine accounts to ensure they get the most out of their Forest Lake Area Fastpitch Association experience during each sporting season. With their accounts properly configured, athletes and their families will receive communications according to their preferences and be able to complete registrations more efficiently.  SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Parents and Athletes that will help our members with frequently asked questions about our website and mobile app.

New to Sports Engine?

Start Here! 

Below is your quick start guide to creating an account and using the SportsEngine platform as an athlete or parent.


Resources - Training and Clinics

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