Begins June 19th, 2017


2017 game schedule

Granite State Games Softball


Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School
June 19-22


To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering or in HS that fall (no graduating seniors)
  2. Athlete must be under the age of 19 as of July 1
  3. Athlete must also meet at least one of the following criteria: a. Athlete is a full-time resident of New Hampshire b. Athlete is a full-time student at a recognized academic institution in the region

Regional Teams

Tryouts will be held for softball and the athletes chosen during the tryouts will have the honor of representing their region in a highly competitive round-robin tournament. There are four regions represented in the Granite State Games:

  • Region 1: Lakes
  • Region 2: Southern
  • Region 3: Coastal
  • Region 4: Monadnock

Don’t know what region you are in? Click here to determine your region.


Plymouth State University AllWell North Center (32 North River St, Holderness, NH 03245)
January 22
10:30a-12:15p Monadnock
12:15p-2p Lakes

St. Elizabeth Seton Church (190 Meetinghouse Rd, Bedford, NH 03110)
February 11
5:30p-7:30p Coastal
7:30-9:30p South

Lakes Region Tryout
Sunday, February 19
Belmont High School Gymnasium (255 Seavey Rd, Belmont, NH 03220)


All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region: Bill Clary (Belmont HS),
  • Southern Region: Jay Brewster (Bedford HS),; Erin Reilly (Memorial HS); Emily Sedita (Central HS)
  • Coastal Region: Sheila Colson (Spaulding HS),
  • Monadnock Region: Brian Blanchard (Plymouth Regional HS),


Tryout Fee:

  • FREE

Finalist Fee: For athletes who qualify

  • $130 Payment
  • Includes Dri-fit numbered jersey!

Tournament Format

Regional Round Robin Play 90 minute games, no new inning will begin at the 90 minute mark, games can end in a tie, offensive innings will be 5 runs or three outs whichever comes first, free substitutions, bat 11 (9, Flex & EH), all other rules will be govern by NFHS Softball. Medal Round Games will be played by NFHS Softball rules and played until there is a winner.

Entry Gate Fee: $10 per adult for a weekend pass; $5 with student ID; 14 and under free Commemorative Games T-Shirt: $15 Commemorative Games Sweatshirt: $30