Fall 2015 Season General Information


The October 5 games have been rescheduled for December 21 to accommodate a significant number of our league players who participated in the Las Vegas Worlds 50+ divisions on October 2 - 4.  Refer to the Fall 2015 Schedule of Games - Rev. 1 under the Schedule & Standings page on this website.

The Fall 2015/Spring 2016 player draft was held on Monday, August 24 and Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

The Fall 2015 14-game regular season started on September 14, 2015 and will run through January 25, 2016; followed by a single-elimination playoff on February 1, 2016. 

Playoff Format:

  • All teams will be seeded based on the SSUSA seeding criteria.
  • The top four teams will play a single-elimination playoff for the league championship.
  • Teams may pick up players from the league players, the waiting list, or the player pool.
  • The higher seed will have its choice of home or visitor.
  • Awards will be presented to the two playoff finalist teams.

Rule ChangesRefer to Rule 16: Pitching Screen.

League Fees: $45/player for the 6 Menifee teams and approximately $580/team for Brandon's Diner and North County.

Pitching Screens: The Monday league board of directors has unanimously agreed that pitching screens are to be used only for Monday league games, batting practices, and other league-sanctioned events.  They are not to be used for any other purpose.

Batting Practices:

We will be having batting practices:

  1. Wednesdays at BLD/Perris, 9:00 am 
  2. Mondays (while on hiatus) and Fridays at Wheatfield Park - Menifee, 9:00 am

Schedule (next games)

Week 12 November 30
Time BLD1 BLD2
  9:00 am The Boys in Blue vs. RedE 2 Roll Brandon's Diner vs. The Late Show
10:30 am White Brigade vs. Blue Bolts  55 Shades of Gray vs. Brandon's Diner

Home team listed first 

No games on December 28.

2015 SSUSA Rule Changes

Several rule changes were approved by the SSUSA Rules Committee and went into effect on December 7, 2014.  MVUDSS will incorporate the following SSUSA rule changes plus Rule 16 league rule changes into its fall 2015 season:

  • Official Bats (3.4E)/Altered Equipment 3.4(4) - Applying foreign substances to the barrel of the bat is prohibited and constitutes altering a bat.
  • Pitcher's Protective Equipment (6.17) - Pitcher's protective face mask must be worn consistent with the manufacturer's intended use of the product; i.e. over the face.
  • Batter's Position (7.3A) - Batter is required to remain in the batter's box throughout the entire pitch if he hits the ball.

About The League


Menifee Valley Upper Division Senior Softball (MVUDSS) is a Monday morning men's slo-pitch softball league for seniors 55+.  Games are played at the Big League Dreams Sports Park in Perris, CA.

Out-of-area teams have the option of playing once a week or playing bi-weekly doubleheaders.

We use SSUSA tournament rules and approved bats; e.g. the Miken Ultra II is OK.

The league is open to tournament-caliber players.  It currently consists of teams/players from the Menifee Valley, Ontario, Hemet, Palm Springs, and North San Diego County areas, and walk-ons.

"The quality of play in our new league remains at tournament caliber, providing this level of play to local upper division senior softball players on a weekly basis.  As the league gains attention, we are hopeful of attracting enough upper division players to allow us to play two days per week. 

Until such time, we will continue to offer high brand softball to senior players."

... Joe Hansell, league co-founder

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