Tryout Information

The Chicago Mudcats typically hold public tryouts once a year at the end of the previous season (July - August). There are however instances where we may have spots available and will schedule private tryouts. We post both public and private tryout information on this page and our social media pages (facebook & instagram), as well on informational websites such as firstchoicesoftball.com, baseballconnected.com, infosports.com, and on the facebook page for Illinois Girls’ Fastpitch Softball.

Tryouts our staffed by General Manager of Softball Juan Gonzalez and our professional coaching team. First round tryouts are open to all registered players and occur at our indoor training facility “The Creek.” Second round/invite only tryouts typically occur at Shabonna Park located at 6935 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60634. Tryouts include, but are not limited to assessment of the following:

  • 60 yard dash
  • Push-ups
  • Medicine Ball Throw
  • Throwing Velocity
  • Exit Speed
  • Position-Specific Skills

Requirements

Signed Medical and Media Waiver (see below) 

2019 Travel Softball Tryouts | 12U & 14U

IF YOU ARE STILL LOOKING TO TRYOUT FOR 2019, WE HAVE ROSTER SPOTS OPEN:

12u & 14u  

OPEN TRYOUTS THIS WEEK MONDAY & THURSDAY @ SHABONNA PARK (6-7pm)

Private Tryouts may be booked by calling Juan at 312- 560-7025 emailing mudcatsgonzalez@gmail.com

REGISTER HERE for 2019 GIRLS SOFTBALL TRYOUTS and TO SIGN MEDICAL & MEDIA RELEASE WAIVER

Please print and sign the waiver and email it to mudcatsgonzalez@gmail.com or have your player bring it with them to tryouts.

Players will not be allowed to participate without a signed waiver.​