AGSA is a nonprofit organization that supports multiple leagues of fastpitch softball in the Ames area for girls ages 4 and up at various skill levels. Our recreational league is aimed at player development for girls age 4-18 of all skill levels and experience, while our traveling tournament team is focused on more competitive play for advanced players at the 8 & Under, 10 & Under, 12 & Under, and 14 & Under age divisions. Visit the "AGSA Team Info" section of our site to learn more about our leagues.

Current News

Winter Clinics

Registration for winter clinics is now open! Clinics will be an 8-part series held on Sunday evenings beginning January 7th. All workouts will be held at the Sports Iowa Facility in west Ames from 5:30-7:30pm. (No clinics will be held on Super Bowl Sunday.) 

Clinics are open to both travel team players and rec league players, and will focus on both defensive and offensive aspects that will increase in advancement over the course of the session. Registration fees are included as part of the travel team fee package; for non-travel team players, the fee will be $120. Participants will receive a t-shirt.

Questions about the clinics may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Rec League Update

Rec League registration is NOW OPEN! Deadline is March 4 to accommodate roster assembly and game scheduling.

SAVE THE DATE: Rally Day 2018 will be Saturday, May 12. Team and individual photos will be taken that day.


Sponsorships & Donations

AGSA is funded primarily by player registrations and business sponsorships. If you or your business are interested in making a tax-deductible donation, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Varying levels of sponsorship are available. AGSA is a 501(c)3 charitable corporation, operated by a board of volunteers.


Travel Team Information

Travel team tryouts were held on August 5th and 6th. If you would like more information about the travel team program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In the chart below you will see the breakdown of cost for travel team participants. We are a nonprofit organization and are only passing along the costs we incur from tournament entry fees, rental fees, equipment fees and the cost of paying our coaches for winter clinics and travel league. Our expectation is to utilize parent volunteer coaches for the fall. We will hire paid coaches for winter clinic, spring league and summer season, but will still need parent volunteers to help with practice, keeping score, organizing team information, etc.

Below you will find (1) what is charged per event, (2) what non-travel members will pay per event, (3) what games and practices are included and (4) what the cost breaks down per hour.  

Event—All dates are tentative and subject to change

Cost for Travel Team Member

Cost for non-travel member

What is included-All games and practices are assumed 2 hours

Cost per hour-All practices and games estimated at 2 hours

Fall League Sept 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, 30/Oct 1, 7/9, 14/15



8 games and 6 practices=28 Hours


$ 1.78 per hour

Winter Clinics Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 11, 18, 25, Mar 4



8 weekends/2 hours per weekend =16 Hours


$6.25 per hour

Spring League Mar 24/25, 31/Apr 1, 7/8, 14/15, 21/22, 28/29



8 games and 14 Practices = 44 Hours


$1.13 per hour

Summer Tournaments




6 Tournaments and 22 Practices =68 Hours

$5.95 per hour



Total Costs



156 Total Hours

$3.87 per Hour


  • Uniform fee is not included
  • We are looking to solidify teams by Aug 9th
  • 12U and 14U will be capped at 12 players. 8U and 10U there will be NO cap. We will either create multiple teams or have players play specific weekends.
  • The first payment of $300 that will be applied to your total payment and ensure your daughter’s spot on the team is due August 15th. The remaining amount will be due January 1st
  • Scholarships are available with proof of free and reduced lunch at school. Scholarships will be awarded at the time of the second payment. A limited scholarship pool of dollars is available and will be divided equally amongst families that qualify.


Contact Us

Have questions? Contact a member of the AGSA Board of Directors.

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